gardening

An assortment of crops are seen growing out of lava-rocks in a terraced platform with water flowing through a pipe from one level of the terrace to the next.

Charles Collins' aquaponic garden. Water pours out from one garden bed overflowing with home grown vegetable plants, into another lava-rock filled bed. (Photo courtesy of Charles Collins)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Charles Collins is a backyard gardener on a mission to change the way that the world grows food. In this audio story, Charles discusses his primary method: aquaponics. 
2019 climate strike D.C.

Thousands of people protest at the Global Climate Strike, demanding the government take action against the climate crisis on Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Arielle Bader/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Our house is on fire and environmental activists are determined to put the fire out. Scroll through this photo essay for a look at those fighting to save our 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. 
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SUNY ESF
My personal story of how gardening shaped and inspired me as a person, and why I believe it is a fundamental human right to have access to a garden.

Photo: Kid Power DC

American University School of Communication
Urban gardening could be the next step in tackling conflicts with public health in the DMV and its food delivery system.
The George Washington University
Prior to beginning my journey as the premier garden queen in residence of Foggy Bottom, I grew up in the metro Atlanta suburbs with a big backyard and parents who actively promoted the importance of doing chores to a child’s development.
The George Washington University
Green roof-ing is actually what is up in urban sustainability!
University Of Mississippi
Della Davidson Elementary in Oxford, Miss., has started a gardening program with hopes of one day being able to grow enough food to feed the school through their cafeteria.
Deutsche Welle
Once a wasteland in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, a plot of land in the middle of Berlin has been revitalized and converted into an urban mobile farm called “Prinzessinnengarten.” Check it out in our audio slide show.

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