Environment

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 Environmental Science and Forestry
Anxiety on the climate crisis is affecting people growing up in todays' world. This submission allows people to hear how the climate crisis is affecting young individuals' mental health and what young individuals can do to help reduce their own... Read More
A person with short hair in a life jacket pulls a white plastic bucket out of a body of water while kneeling in a boat.

Eckerd student samples water near Skyway after the Piney Point spill that occurred earlier this year (Shannon Gowans/Eckerd College).

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
In March 2021, a leak was discovered at the Piney Point phosphate mine and fertilizer plant in Florida. Researcher Shannon Gowans said the following red tide was "one of the most severe" she has seen.
Planet Forward
The biggest climate conference of 2021, COP26, took place in Glasgow from Oct. 31-Nov. 12. You probably heard a little something about it. But the topics they exploring were vast — and vital. To help get informed about the topics that will help us... Read More

(Sam Manns/Unsplash)

George Washington University
Day 2 at COP26: Today we look at the economic benefits of climate mitigation, what "Net Zero" means, and how feminism and environmentalism are connected.
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.

(Photo courtesy of Forbi Perise)

George Washington University
Plastic pollution is an issue prevalent all throughout Cameroon. One man saw the problem as a challenge to help. Now, he's recycling and upcycling plastic bottles — and inspiring a movement.
Future 500
There’s no denying that climate is a polarizing political issue. Here are 10 ideas on how environmentalists can beat the power brokers and save the planet.

Feeling stressed? A Japanese study that found just looking at plants reduced stress and fear. (Ffion Atkinson/Creative Commons)

The George Washington University
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current pandemic. Here are some simple ways you can make an impact on the environment from the safety of your home. 
Photos courtesy GWU
Founding Director, Planet Forward
Dr. James Phillips, chief of disaster and operational medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses the reality of reopening the country without widespread testing available.

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