Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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Jackson State University
Late in June 2016, I found myself tyrannized by the sweltering mid-morning heat of southern Alabama, as I joined members of the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP) on a trip to Baldwin County, Alabama, to witness a staggering site.
Markthal Rotterdam
Northeastern University
I had the chance to dig deeper into my fascination with Dutch infrastructure when I met Martin Aarts, marathon runner and Senior Advisor for Urban Planning for the municipality of Rotterdam.
You have all seen the Lion King right? Well if not, you haven’t seen the dynamic duo Timon and Pumbaa, a meerkat and warthog. These guys chow down on insects that are found wherever they go and eat them as if they were a delicacy, but that’s the... Read More
George Washington University
Josh Lasky took an alternative approach to sustainability education after his work experience and Cards Against Humanity inspired him to create the game Wilted Green to promote sustainability discussions through fun.

Personal Food Computer (PFC) v2.0 alpha (2016). (Photo courtesy of Open Agriculture Initiative, MIT Media Lab)

SUNY ESF
MIT’s Open Agriculture Initiative is drawing on the very societal changes that have distanced average citizens from traditional agriculture to close the gap in knowledge and control what we eat.

(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.
A PSA encouraging Washingtonians to ride bikes.
A PSA encouraging Washingtonians to ride bikes.
George Washington University
Riding bikes will reduce congestion and air pollution as well as make people lead healthier more active lifestyles.
A commercial for your feet!
A commercial for your feet!
The George Washington University
A commercial for your feet!
GW Capital Partners Solar Project
GW Capital Partners Solar Project
The George Washington University
In an effort to reduce carbon footprints, GW partners with Duke Energy Renewables, American University, and the GWU Hospital to incorporate solar power into its facilities.
FoodHogs - StoryFest 2017
FoodHogs - StoryFest 2017
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Instead of giving people in need food, lets have then earn it.

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