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SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
This video is a picture book come to life, with original designs and watercolor paintings made to present the topic of coastal degradation in an eye-catching and engaging way. 
Middlebury College
Trains will give the people a fighting chance and WE want them now!
Image shows diver holding camera swimming in the ocean, looking ahead.

This is an early prototype of the camera. Research divers will be able to use GPS to create accurate maps that can be compared point-by-point over time. (Illustration courtesy of Richard Vevers/The Ocean Agency)

University of Rhode Island
Inspired by 360-degree cameras utilized by Google Street view, the Ocean Agency developed the Hammerhead Camera, a similar camera designed to be used in an underwater environment, according to Richard Vevers, Ocean Agency founder and CEO.

A glimpse of volunteering at an environmental education center's edible garden in Carmel, California. They are taking a peek at some beautiful compost. (Image courtesy Kamryn You Mak/Middlebury College)

Middlebury College
Dearest child,  I’m sorry for bringing you into this world. It must be stressful and unfair and frustrating. It already is here in 2022 and has been for many, for years. But I would hazard a guess that this is a scary time to be alive and growing up... Read More
University of Wisconsin-Madison
This video addresses the issue of food insecurity on college campuses and introduces current student-run movements at UW-Madison.

Volunteers pull ice plants in the Martin Dunes in Marina, California, as a part of a project of the Big Sur Land Trust.

Middlebury College
The invasive ice plant can be seen as a metaphor for the components of climate change, from the unbalanced way climate effects different groups to the pervasiveness of the climate crisis in everything we do.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
This is the story of the history of the passenger pigeon's extinction, their ecological importance, and the project that is working to restore them.
The George Washington University
As the awareness of the perniciousness of plastic grows, companies and universities are implementing initiatives to go plastic free. GW was the first university in Washington, D.C., to do so.
SUNY ESF
A podcast episode that gives an easy to digest breakdown of gasoline, octane ratings, and biofuels.
SUNY ESF
Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020 face masks have become a part of our everyday lives — and yet another thing polluting the planet. What can be done?

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