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Want to know how it works, why things are happening and what the numbers are? Check out our infographics for deep dives into the facts behind the most important sustainability challenges our planet faces.

George Washington University
The Trump administration recently rescinded a 2011 ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in National Parks, which data show worked to prevent waste.
13.6 million Olympic-sized swimming pools
State University College at Buffalo
By comparing Harvey to other natural disasters, we can see that this unfortunately ordinary occurrence has become extraordinary.
MPH@GW, The George Washington University
The most dangerous jobs in the United States may become even more dangerous thanks to climate change.
MPH@GW, The George Washington University
Understanding the disconnect between the largest polluters and those who most suffer the impact is paramount to developing climate change policy.
Fighting food waste with Food Forward
George Washington University
Southern California produces a sizable country of the nation's produce, yet the community has a sizable proportion of its residents who are food insecure; Food Forward is a new NGO that recovers and redistributes food to hunger relief organizations... Read More
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change. 
Citi FM
Ghana has been unsuccessfully battling with illegal gold miners for years. But the situation has escalated and we are seeing the biggest negative impact yet.
The World's Changing Urban Centers
Graphics Editor, Planet Forward
Today's most populous cities aren't necessarily where most of the world will live in the future. 
Food Loss Where We Can Least Afford It
George Washington University
One third of our food is lost from farm to table in developing countries. Can you believe that about one in nine people are starving, according to the World Food Programme?
Abstract painting: Urban Environmentalism
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
"To make this world work, it takes all different kinds."

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