Activism

Foaming tide upon a sandy shore.

Cayo Costa Island, Florida (James St. John/Flickr).

American Conservation Coalition
The Road to COP26 | There is not a one-size-fits-all solution to climate change. That’s why we need a market-based, innovative approach that focuses on issues in a local context.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
This short film follows Christyna Reagan as she runs her campaign, Planet over Plastic, which aims to hold corporations, such as Whole Foods, accountable for their plastic waste.
Twitter teen activism

(Photo illustration by Matías Heitner)

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
Gen Z has tools that past activists never had. The age of the internet emboldens teenagers profoundly, allowing us to spread our messages more quickly and extensively than previously was possible.

(alexstrachan/Pixabay)

Digital Editor, Planet Forward
The Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Prohibition Act, first proposed in 2015, was passed after a push from investigative work and grassroots organizing.
SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry
So much of the pollution of our water and public health risks can be traced back to pollution from excess fertilizer application by the agriculture industry.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
A governmental push to monetize the national parks of Argentina faces scrutiny from residents protesting both the blatant grab for tourist dollars and the concern over commercializing pristine, natural areas.
Earth Action Initiative

Graphics and photos courtesy of Brandon Wood.

UC Berkeley
Berkeley grad students are creating and implementing consolidated guidelines for environmental groups based on successful action strategies.
Pittsburgh skyline

The Society of Environmental Journalists met in Pittsburgh over the weekend to discuss successful journalism practices (Photo by Matilda Kreider).

George Washington University
Matilda Kreider traveled to Pittsburgh to learn how to report on environmental issues from environmental journalists, scientists, policy-makers and advocates.
Northeastern University
On January 21, 2017, marchers came together for the Women's March, both in Washington and around the world, to march for women's rights, civil rights, worker's rights, and environmental justice.
The drilling industry’s efforts to open New York state to shale gas development, stymied from the get go, is meeting even more resistance over time. Contrary to public statements earlier this year by New York state governor Andrew Cuomo that... Read More

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