Biodiversity

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
A true story of the fear and sadness that comes with living in the Amazon rainforest.

(Ethan Freese/University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Southeast Nebraska is home to a unique ecosystem known as the eastern saline wetlands, which derive their salinity from salts that were deposited deep underground when much of the U.S. was covered by an inland sea.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
Think of a creature you most despise. You might ask, why does it even exist? While the it may not seem to have a purpose to you, with a little research you may discover why that creature is essential to the ecosystem, the economy, and you.
The George Washington University
When it comes to teaching youth, courses in environmental education are just as important as health, language, science, and technology. This wildlife children's book, for the kids at a South African primary school, helped students practice English.
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
The George Washington University
African elephants are quickly disappearing from this planet solely because of humans. With one hundred elephants killed each day by poachers seeking ivory tusks, the situation is a crisis.
George Washington University
What does it mean to live on the Galápagos Islands? Of all places in the world, this should be a place where natural ecosystems are preserved, and humans and wildlife must coexist.

(Illustration by William Bock)

George Washington University
Wildlife trafficking is a grave problem across the United States. In this story, an endangered ornate box turtle is trafficked across state lines and is saved by law enforcement and the Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section.

(Cooper Pyle)

SUNY ESF
This photo essay investigates the causes and effects of wetland destruction in the United States, as well as solutions.
An insight into the struggles encountered by genetic researchers trying to make the world a better place.
Save our oceans
Save our oceans
SUNY ESF
Ocean acidification is a huge threat to our oceans. Ocean acidification is an affect of climate change and the increased emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide is absorbed in our oceans, but the oceans cannot hold everything. Too much can... Read More

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