Environment

Mt. Rainier looms behind the Seattle Seahawks stadium — a constant reminder of the natural world all around us. (J.C. Winkler/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Since 2011 professional teams and venues have come together as the Green Sports Alliance, aiming to reduce sports' environmental impact.

The home of the Washington Capitals faces some limitations on environmental improvements they can make to the facility, but some energy-efficient updates recently made include LED lighting and a new roof. (Clyde/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Hockey, which got its start on frozen lakes and ponds in cold climates, takes action as climate change affects opportunities for players to learn and play the game.

(Photos by Cate Twining-Ward/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
As a wildlife conservation intern at a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone, I learned why conserving these creatures is important and how they are directly impacted by climate change.
Northwestern University
The second of three episodes, this podcast focuses on the economic impacts of sea level rise in the Florida Keys.
The George Washington University
The idea of this podcast is to motivate listeners to make changes in their daily lives and in the world by focusing on the progress we have made since the initial acknowledgement of the threats of climate change.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
This is me speaking on the truth of climate change.

Wrapped in the sacred orange robes of a Buddhist monk, this ordained tree is protected from deforestation because of its religious meaning. (Kiley Price/Wake Forest University)

Wake Forest University
Buddhist monks are using rituals and their prominent position in society to help with Thailand's environmental movement.
The George Washington University
How does the D.C. area manage invasive species? Here's a look at the problems local ecosystems face and how experts and volunteers are tackling them.

The Grand Canyon in northern Arizona is one of the most-visited national parks. (Photos by Colton Stevens/Northeastern University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northeastern University
As our national parks suffer in the wake of the government shutdown, I reflect on why national parks matter to me, and why they should matter to you, too.
View from shore of ocean and sky

The new California law will protect the plethora of life beneath the ocean's surface. (Emily Vidovich/George Washington University)

George Washington University
By no longer allowing California's swordfish fishery to use driftnets, the state has prioritized the creation of an environmentally sound industry and stood up against outdated, harmful practices.

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