Environment

(Video by Haley Velasco/Medill News Service)
(Video by Haley Velasco/Medill News Service)
Northwestern University
On Aug. 12, events were held worldwide from Nepal to Canada in honor of World Elephant Day, which aims to raise awareness of the plight of Asian and African elephants due to habitat loss and poaching.

Kalu Yala welcomes visitors and interns with a scenic, yet challenging hike up and down the valley. (Photos by Cassie Majewski/Medill)

Northwestern University
Hoping to maximize the benefits of time spent in nature, a group of interns in Panama are investigating the possibility of a new model for a holistic mental health approach.
Redefining progress
Redefining progress
University of Montana
This short film captures what progress symbolizes in the Alaskan Brooks Range.

President Trump addressed Congress on Tuesday night. (Source: Video feed)

Northwestern University
Earlier Tuesday, Trump signed an order for the EPA to reconsider a rule that clarifies its oversight of more than half the nation’s bodies of water.
State University of New York: Environmental Sciences and Forestry
In order for us to save the loss of biodiversity in our world, we must start with what we can teach and save at home.

Arian Rubio during his internship with the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

The George Washington University
My experiences as a public engagement intern with the White House Council on Environmental Quality provided insight into how the Obama Administration communicated its strong environmental record to the public.
Sewanee: University of the South; Summer 2016 Intern
Photography has the power to define and capture critical moments in history, from the civil war to civil rights. Photos allow all to create their own personal narrative.
University of Florida
Taking sustainability courses at the University of Florida, I learned how much of an impact our youth has on the future of our planet.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
My idea focuses on the company Compost Cab, which provides residents  of the D.C. area with materials to put their food waste in bins, which Compost Cab picks up every week and takes the waste to a compost pile that is then turned into fertile soil.
American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
When you hear the startling fact that 2015 was the hottest year on record, you may feel a little daunted and wonder: how, why and what does this mean?

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