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How are college students handling the transition to all e-learning? Six students at SUNY Plattsburgh provided an update.

SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Plattsburgh professor Curt Gervich interviewed six environmental science and studies students to find out how they are adapting to college life in the time of COVID-19 — and what we can learn from their experiences.

Hundreds of Tucson residents are using green spaces during the pandemic like the Loop, a 131-mile paved bikeway that now sees hundreds of daily users. (Jake Meyers / University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Green spaces not only help cities mitigate and adapt to climate change; they can help residents cope with the shock of COVID-19.

A recent investigation into the devastating desert locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States. (Adam Matan/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
A recent investigation into the devastating locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States.

(Orange County Archives/Wikimedia)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
In 1957, Monsanto’s House of the Future predicted what living in 1986 might be like. Made almost entirely of fiberglass and plastic, where is the house now?
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
This year’s Storyfest Awards weren't announced from the stage at the Planet Forward Summit as usual, in the name of social distancing. But we still wanted to share with you the amazing stories entered by students from every region of the country.

(Photo by Cate Twining-Ward)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
Here are five easy, innovative, and free ways that students can reduce their impact on the environment right now, by using the technology that is at their fingertips.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Georgia
Understanding birds is the first step toward avian species conservation, and bird banding improves our knowledge of birds' migration patterns and life histories.
Planet Forward Assistant Editor
Here are our key takeaways from TV media experts on how to create lasting climate communication that won’t get washed away in the rising tides.
George Washington University
Plastic bags are a problem. But are bag bans the solution? Here's the truth behind plastic, paper, and cotton tote bags.
SUNY Plattsburgh
In this episode of our special late-night show, we were joined by the Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins! 

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