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A small white boat rests buoyed on clear, blue-green waters under a cloudy blue sky with a gentle mountain in the distance.

The shores of Pointe d'Esny, Mauritus, as seen from Île aux Aigrettes, one of the most prominent reserves in the Indian Ocean, on July 21, 2022. Almost two years prior, this water was blackened by an oil spill from the MV Wakashio. (Zoey England/University of Connecticut)

University of Connecticut
This July marks two years since the MV Wakashio oil spill. Though environmental NGOs have left the island and news coverage of the disaster has ceased, youth around Mauritius are still reeling from the effects of the tragedy.

Taiwan High Speed Rail trial run in June 24th, 2006 (Wikimedia Commons).

The George Washington University
The question isn't if the U.S. should implement HSR: the question is how.
Cal State LA
A longtime opponent of environmental advocacy, the personal politics of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro have made him an international liability. 
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
A governmental push to monetize the national parks of Argentina faces scrutiny from residents protesting both the blatant grab for tourist dollars and the concern over commercializing pristine, natural areas.

The Environmental Protection Agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Medill News Service)

Northwestern University
The recent government shutdown’s effect on climate research could have unfortunate consequences in the near future, according to climate scientists.
Climate change kids

Jacob Lebel, in the tan jacket center left, and fellow plaintiffs in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Robin Loznak)

George Washington University
A group of 21 young plaintiffs have sued the federal government for climate change. We interviewed one of the plaintiffs involved for a run-down on the history, implications, and new advancements in the lawsuit. 
The George Washington University
The United States has a clean water problem that is largely underfunded.
Bob Perciasepe: Advocating action on climate change
Bob Perciasepe: Advocating action on climate change
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
On June 10, 2015, senior administration officials joined Federal sustainability stakeholders to discuss the administration's executive order on climate change and the path forward at the 2015 GreenGov Symposium. Planet Forward's Devin Greene was... Read More
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
The Council on Environmental Quality hosted GreenGov, a symposium at GW's Jack Morton Auditorium on June 10, to discuss federal sustainability.
The George Washington University
PF Explorers Interviews the Faith-based Organization La Pastoral de la Primera Infancia and Congressman Hugo Morán

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