Biodiversity

University of Delaware
A vernal pool is a pond — but, more specifically, a seasonal one since it typically dries out at some point during the course of the year.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno welcomes everyone to the 2018 Planet Forward Summit. Now more than ever, he said, we need to find ways to “communicate and connect, to engage public audiences.”
University of Montana
Dr. Tom Lovejoy revels in the importance of a connected rainforest ecosystem in the Amazon and the role that Camp 41 serves — embedding human aspiration in natural landscapes.
The George Washington University
How a grass-roots, community-based organization is promoting sustainable tourism that seeks to preserve biodiversity and develop the local economy in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania.
SUNY ESF
The 'Alalā, or Hawaiian crow, has been extinct in the wild since 2002, but recent attempts at reintroduction are putting the species on the right path to a return to the wild.

The lemon shark's yellow coloring serves as a camouflage when swimming over the sandy seafloor in its coastal habitat. (Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Sharks are among some of the most threatened fishes in the world’s oceans. I spent a semester at the Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Institute to help catch baby lemon sharks for research.
Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
UW-Madison
Cyanobacteria is threatening the biodiversity in Madison, Wisconsin's lakes and we can help stop it.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Lyme and other diseases are becoming more common as climate change affects our ecosystems. Biodiversity can help in the fight against chronic diseases.
George Washington University
The Anacostia River and its watershed is home to millions of people, plants and animals. Unfortunately, the river's water quality was rated "F," but there's still hope we can save the river.
Large-billed tern sounds

Large-billed tern patrol the skies of the Amazon. The sounds of birds and insects can be heard reverberating throughout the Amazon. (Photo by Carrick Palmer)

Jackson State University
Planet Forward led an expedition into the Amazon where students were inspired by its biodiversity. Read how the ambient sounds of the forest can be likened to an orchestra; where even the faintest obstruction of sound disrupts the symphony. 

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