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Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
In this video, bison ranchers at McGinley Ranch in the Sandhills of northern Nebraska discuss building soil health as the key to healing the land and generating a profit. 
A row of colorful houses along a picturesque canal in Denmark. Sailboats are docked along the canal edge.

(Jorge Franganillo/flickr)

University of Georgia
In cold Copenhagen: The sun came out and so did we!

The sign outside Spring Valley Student Farm, a collaborative project with UConn’s Residential Life, Dining Services and EcoHouse Learning Community in Mansfield, Conn., on Sept. 23, 2022. Jessica Larkin-Wells, the farm manager for Spring Valley Student Farm, said the farm focuses heavily on education, including how to build resilient soil. (Madeline Papcun/University of Connecticut)

University of Connecticut
Farmers around Mansfield, Connecticut, and around the world, have been facing intertwined production and economic challenges due to variation in precipitation levels. So how are they adapting?

The New York State Bottle Bill financially incentives collectors to recycle wasted cans and bottles. Westside Value Redemption in Buffalo, NY provides a safe and dignified center for collectors to trade in bottles for compensation. (Eva Sideris)

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
In this video, learn how the New York State Bottle Bill financially incentives collectors to recycle wasted cans and bottles as well as gives less fortunate people a reliable and dignified way to earn a living. 
A close-up shot of light-skinned hands, half covered by long, blue sleeves with thumbholes, holds up a white split-open pod of black beans.

Robin Clemmons rips apart a pod of black beans, demonstrating that not many people may realize where crops, like black beans, actually come from. These bean pods need to be dried before volunteers can shell them by hand — in a days work, it's tricky to fill a plastic shopping bag. (Carter Weinhofer/Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Sr. Correspondent | Eckerd College
Food security is a growing issue, but small-scale agriculture can be a catalyst to aid in large-scale food movements.
Rain falls onto a pond in a Georgia backyard. The pond is encircled with garden plants and filled with lily pads.

Rain pitter patters in my grandmother's pond. (Emily Harris)

University of Georgia
Napping in Grandmother's garden. Connecting to nature. Join me.

Than Naing Oo next to his garden plot in 2018 in Chicago. (Photo courtesy of Paul Bick)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
Global Garden Refugee Training Farm in Chicago makes space for refugee farmers to grow traditional fruits and vegetables, while also integrating local cultivars. One farmer shares what he grows in his farm plot.
Looking down at Beachwood Canyon from a wooded hill.

Above Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles. (Nevaeh Brown)

University of Georgia
What lies behind the Hollywood sign? A different kind of glamorous. Join me to discover.
A feral hog searches for food among some rocks.

Feral hogs are a destructive invasive species prevalent across Texas. (Roy Buri/Pixabay)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
Controlling invasive species can be costly and time-consuming. Watch this video to learn how including them on your plate could be a viable way to manage and even reduce populations.
A group of young people climb a tree in the forest.

A summer day in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. (Rebecca Emerson)

University of Georgia
Stuck on a mountain. During the pandemic. Don't worry, it all turned out ok. It's a good story too. Read on.

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