Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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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.
State University of New York: Environmental Sciences and Forestry
In order for us to save the loss of biodiversity in our world, we must start with what we can teach and save at home.
Society has perceptions of scientists; white lab coats, sitting in their labs, conducting research separate from the public realm. Yet, there is a human dimension to science.
The lights are just as important
The lights are just as important
The George Washington University
We all go about our normal days not worrying about the lights. Before our days end, we always double check our locks, stoves, sinks, etc., but sometimes, we leave the lights on. The lights are just as important. 
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Middlebury College
In central Copenhagen, a major thoroughfare named Strøget (pronounced ‘Stroll’) was converted to a pedestrian plaza in 1962, creating one of the world’s longest solely pedestrian shopping streets.
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.
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The environmental movement tends to portray humans as this evil parasite sucking the life from this world. I'm not arguing that humans aren't altering the earth at an alarming rate, but the issue is much more complicated than the way we portray it.
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.
How sustainable living can mitigate food waste
How sustainable living can mitigate food waste
The George Washington University
Food waste is a huge problem, socially and environmentally. George Washington University has a creative solution.
George Washington University
Hungry Harvest is an organization that seeks to solve the problem of food insecurity with the opposing problem of food waste.

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