Environment

How are college students handling the transition to all e-learning? Six students at SUNY Plattsburgh provided an update.

SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Plattsburgh professor Curt Gervich interviewed six environmental science and studies students to find out how they are adapting to college life in the time of COVID-19 — and what we can learn from their experiences.

Hundreds of Tucson residents are using green spaces during the pandemic like the Loop, a 131-mile paved bikeway that now sees hundreds of daily users. (Jake Meyers / University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Green spaces not only help cities mitigate and adapt to climate change; they can help residents cope with the shock of COVID-19.

A recent investigation into the devastating desert locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States. (Adam Matan/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
A recent investigation into the devastating locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
The story of the hard work of the animal rehabilitationists and the birds they save.
"A Better Day" by Natasha Cooper
"A Better Day" by Natasha Cooper
Eckerd College
We are slowly destroying our planet, but that does not mean it is not too late to make a change.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
This piece reflects my desire to savor the world, and to enjoy the profound experiences that make up this unique place. 
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
A true story of the fear and sadness that comes with living in the Amazon rainforest.

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 Senior 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.

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