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Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
With a new year ahead of us, we face big challenges but exciting opportunities. I’m also looking forward to new programming and opportunities for you here at Planet Forward! 
The George Washington University
The secondary byproduct of the pandemic: More takeout orders means restaurants are producing more packaging waste, prompting the need for a sustainable solution for carryout food.

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent Cate Twining-Ward has been working as a COVID-19 tester during the pandemic. Her experience has made her rethink consumables. (Photos courtesy Cate Twining-Ward/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
I can tell you, without a shred of uncertainty, that where I am today is just about the farthest from where I had expected myself to be a year ago.

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University of Pennsylvania
Virtual ecotourism is an alternative to travel during the pandemic, as well as an option for better environmental conservation.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Dr. David Broniatowski, the Associate Director of the George Washington University Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, shares his research on the misinformation and disinformation around COVID.

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Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Here are seven ways to get started on reducing your environmental impact that are easy on you and your wallet.
Northwestern University
Sustainable fashion is becoming increasingly popular, but what does it mean to be truly sustainable? This story explores the challenges in the sustainable fashion industry and how different companies are navigating them.

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Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
The farmers market is, if anything, a quintessential unifier for communities. But this year, for many, it looked different.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Imagine wearing a T-shirt made out of ... spoiled milk. Find out more in our latest episode of Planet Forward, seen on PBS's Peril and Promise and produced in association with ASU's Global Futures Laboratory.
George Washington University
Climate change is not the great equalizer. Perhaps this characteristic makes it more difficult for some of us to agree that the threat is real.

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