Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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The Silent Slide
The Silent Slide
SUNY-ESF
In the summer of 2016, a team of researchers were dropped off by helicopter in the back-country of Denali National Park. Like many scientific undertakings, it did not go as expected... One member of the trip was Kyle Turchick. This video portrays... Read More
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.
SUNY ESF
We are facing an energy crisis, however the brilliant scientists of the world have found a solution.

(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.
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.
Sustainable eating for a growing population
Sustainable eating for a growing population
GWU
By consuming less grain fed meats, especially beef, we can make sure there is enough land, water and food for a growing world population.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The George Washington University
The Ocean Cleanup is an invention created by a Dutch teen, Boyan Slat. His North Sea prototype uses the currents to passively collect plastic in the ocean.
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
SUNY-ESF
This story is about a person's revelation of single use plastic and how it consumes our planet.
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

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