Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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sea-level-rise-puerto-rico
Northwestern University
As the pace of sea level rise accelerates around Puerto Rico, families are raising their furniture on milk crates and building second floors on their homes to adapt to the changes.
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize farming.
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize farming.
George Washington University
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize the future of farming.

View of the Cheonggyecheon's Riparian Area

University of Minnesota
The Cheonggyecheon stream project in Seoul, South Korea, provides an exciting glimpse into the possibilities of future urban design involving improved green space in cities.
Fossil Free GW
Fossil Free GW
George Washington University
GW students are lobbying the university's board of trustees to stop investing its endowment in fossil fuel companies and reinvest in clean energy.
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
The George Washington University
A "how-to" on conserving water in a dorm.
George Washington University
Southern California produces a sizable country of the nation's produce, yet the community has a sizable proportion of its residents who are food insecure; Food Forward is a new NGO that recovers and redistributes food to hunger relief organizations... Read More

(Alexandrea Rager)

Colorado State University
A card system in which areas devoid of proper access to clean water are given a second chance and local people are provided more than just a job; there is a way to change the lives of children and families in poverty.

(Kelly Fagan)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
I want you all to imagine a world where tall smokestacks didn’t fill the sky with gray clouds of pollution, where forests weren’t clear cut for food and turned into wasteland, where animals as well as their habitats were not objectified, tortured... Read More
Keep the Potomac clean!
Keep the Potomac clean!
The George Washington University
Public Service Announcement that addresses the importance of keeping the Potomac River clean and how the DC community can do their part.
Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.

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