Webisodes

Our field teams, interns and student workers have put together these short videos on key topics in sustainability, energy, climate change and food security.

Planet Forward
This week, we begin Planet Forward's coverage of the Solar Decathlon! 20 collegiate teams from around the world are designing and building sustainable solar homes. In this week's WEBISODE, we take a look at the unique use of water in The University... Read More
Planet Forward
In this week's webisode, we take a look at a video submitted to us by Sewanee’s Eco-Auto Club. The students set out to take a 1998 Ford Explorer with 231,000 miles and transform it into a more energy efficient "Eco Explorer" vehicle. Would you do... Read More
The George Washington University
Update (11/1/2012): In response to questions surrounding Hurricane Sandy, we are featuring "'The Big Uneasy,' The PF Interview with Harry Shearer." We hope this idea will provide insight into dramatic weather events and the measures that communities... Read More
Planet Forward
In this week’s WEBISODE we travel to Bangkok to see what they are doing to cope with floods. PF Producer Victoria Riess talks with Porntep Techapaibul, the Deputy Governor of Bangkok. WATCH!
Planet Forward
Here is a new way to deliver energy to those who need it. The women in one small community in Guatemala have wind, they just need a way to harness it. Enter enthusiastic students from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. WATCH
Planet Forward
A rising tide may lift all boats, but what does it do to marshlands? In this week's WEBISODE we showcase NSF funded scientist's work on how marshes are affected by sea level rise. We also take you on a trip halfway around!
Planet Forward
A rising tide may lift all boats, but what does it do to marshlands? In this week's WEBISODE we showcase NSF funded marine scientist Dr. Nathaniel Weston's work on how marshes are affected by sea level rise. We also take you on a trip halfway... Read More
Innovators need feedback to make their great ideas even better. So, we try to connect experts with our PF innovators every chance we get. In our WEBISODE this week, a top architect gives feedback to 3 ideas -- green urban rooftops, hemp-based... Read More
Would you climb a 300 foot tree to measure climate change? This week our WEBISODE focuses on some pretty daring work done by a research team from Humboldt State University led by Steve Sillet.
The George Washington University
This WEBISODE focuses on Dom Bosco Catholic University’s biochemistry laboratory in Campo Grande, Brazil. Dom Bosco is experimenting with a plant called bocaiúva, a native palm which could yield a new source of renewable energy.

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