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Franklin & Marshall College
The problems that arise from single-species environmental campaigns and how to protect the environment through a more holistic approach.
Ithaca College
Local farms provide communities not only with nutritious food, but also a way towards environmental sustainability by working directly with their local community.
Ohio University
In Western Uganda, world-renowned birder Harriet Kemigisha inspires and promotes conservation through her work as a guide, researcher, and community leader around Kibale National Park.
SUNY ESF
The value of public space can not be understated — and it is even considered a key issue of environmental justice — as open public spaces increase the quality of life for all people living in an area. 

An event held at the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm, for which Hazon is a supporting partner. (Lottie Spady/Hazon)

SUNY Plattsburgh
Hazon is a Jewish organization that is leading and educating the Jewish community on issues of sustainability and the environment.
SUNY-ESF
At the Syracuse Cooperative Market, I've found a thread of influence amongst the staff, members, and the rest of the community, uniting us with a sense of social responsibility and compassion for each other.

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Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
The farmers market is, if anything, a quintessential unifier for communities. But this year, for many, it looked different.

Thru-hiking the almost 2,200 mile-long Appalachian Trail is the challenge of a lifetime, but rewards are plentiful along the way. Outstanding views such as this one on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, await hikers ambitious enough to take the trek. (Photo courtesy of Audrey Aug)

Northwestern University
The 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail draws thousands every year to attempt a thru-hike. How are would-be hikers reacting to COVID-19 interfering with plans they've been working on for months — or years?

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Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
The combination of experiences from environmental and engineering sciences, coupled with working in nature and water systems, left a permanent, venerable impact on my relationship with the natural world.
SUNY ESF
The Great Swamp Conservancy strives to educate communities of all ages about environmental conservation to reach towards a sustainable future.

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