education

"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
Visiting Scholar, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
How the next generation of naturalists can celebrate and protect the biodiversity of the canal that became a park in the heart of Washington, D.C.
Person in mask sits in a church pew looks forward at a presentation. The presenter stands in front of a screen which reads "HOW INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHIES CAN SAVE THE WORLD."

Northwestern history professor Doug Kiel shares practices of Indigenous philosophy that can save the world as part of the Generations of Environmental Justice program in Vail Chapel. Kiel is a member of the Oneida nation of Wisconsin. (Catherine Odom/Medill)

Northwestern University
Earth Day was cold and rainy this year. But that did not stop the Northwestern University student organizers of Generations of Environmental Justice from hosting an all-night teach-out on April 22 and 23.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
In this video essay, Planet Forward Correspondent Kaitlyn Copland reflects on her coastal upbringing and connects it to the importance of ocean conservation and education.
Picture of horseshoe crab shell covered in barnacles and seashells.

Empty horseshoe crab shell. (Michaela Compo/George Washington University)

George Washington University
The coasts offer a window into the function of relational ecology in sustainable development: to address the question of how a community's connection to the ocean impacts the development of aquaculture.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Located on Onondaga Lake, what was once deemed as the second most polluted lake in the nation, the Skä•Noñh Center highlights what it means to care for the Earth.
SUNY ESF
This is a video of interviews with a flat earther who still believes in climate change.

A pelican spreads its wings to dry in a darkened alcove in the Galápagos. (Photos by Cate Twining-Ward)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
When we think of the Galápagos islands, we think of the incredible biodiversity that once inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution. But what many of us don’t learn about is the humans who also live here.
Woman in a black shirt smiles at the camera while holding out an iPhone and standing in front a large monitor showing a page titled "EpiCollect RoadkillGarneau" with a map of the continental U.S. and several charts.

Dr. Garneau presenting research on her RoadkillGarneau project back in 2012. (Gerianne Downs/SUNY-Plattsburgh)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-Plattsburgh
Dr. Danielle Garneau, wildlife ecologist, is an attentive driver. The serpentine roads of upstate New York, which she drives along daily, are trafficked with possible hazards –– but what she's really scouting for is roadkill. 

Tom led Planet Forward's 2017 Storyfest winners to Camp 41 in the Amazon rainforest, outside of Manaus, Brazil. Also pictured, from left behind Tom, Frank Sesno, Josh Ettinger, and Zé Luís Carmago. (Dan Reed/Planet Forward)

Founding Director, Planet Forward
Our beloved friend and Planet Forward Advisory Council member passed away on Christmas Day. We remember and celebrate a remarkable life.
A selfie of a group of young people

University of Connecticut's COP26 cohort pauses for a photo on the streets of Glasgow. (Scott Wallace/University of Connecticut)

University of Connecticut
In November, I traveled to Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 with four professors and 15 University of Connecticut students, representing 13 different majors. The students shared why they attended the conference and what they learned there.

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