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Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
The border wall threatens over 100 endangered species; can activists unite and stop its construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument?
Eckerd College
A short film about the importance of the journey of compost at Eckerd College.
George Washington University
The affordable and trendy clothing in your closet that from fast fashion retailers that is hurting the environment.

Lake Erie algal blooms (NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory/Flickr).

George Washington University
The Baltic Sea is choking, and so are many of the creatures that depend on it.  Oxygen levels of the Baltic are so depleted that fish and plant species can’t survive in its waters, making it one of the most polluted seas in the world.
The George Washington University
Eastern oysters are one of the most iconic species living in the Chesapeake Bay, providing benefits to the Bay’s ecosystem and economy. But unfortunately, eastern oysters are in trouble.   Lets take a closer look at how scientists at the George... Read More
Investigating Environmental Impact of Plant-Based Patties
Investigating Environmental Impact of Plant-Based Patties
The George Washington University
An investigation into whether or not plant-based burgers deserve all the hype.

Here is just some of the garbage that I accumulated in a week of trying to be very conscious of my waste. A food wrapper, Q-tips, medication packet, and some old tissue paper. These items are used almost daily for many people. They are all disposable and items that didn’t necessarily first come to mind when I would think of everyday “waste.”

Eckerd College
As we look at climate change it can seem overwhelming, but the impactful and eye-opening action of limiting waste can create an amazing and hopeful future that everyday people can be apart of.
Waves completely overtake the road, sidewalk, and mailboxes
George Washington University
Growing up in a beach house in a town that comes alive in the summer was paradise. But it will soon be paradise submerged.

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Planet Forward Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
Bhutan, a small nation located in the Himalayan mountains, offset its carbon emissions more than what it produces (AKA carbon negativity) because of four key policy decisions.

Blue-and-yellow Macaws, Scarlet Macaws, a Chesnut-fronted Macaw and a Mealy Parrot at a clay lick in Peru. (Brian Ralphs/Creative Commons)

Princeton University
I recount my experiences bird-watching around the world and describe the ways in which bird-watching has been a healthy outlet for my anxiety!

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