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Anand Varma spoke at the 2018 Planet Forward Summit about his parasite project. He said he tried to approach something most people would shy away from and make it interesting enough that the audience will investigate and learn. (Adam Mason for Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
National Geographic Explorer and science photographer Anand Varma has a unique approach when crafting a story that involves complex science subjects, always with the audience's interests in mind.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Anand Varma blew us away with stories that were both bizarre and beautiful, and shared how biology and photography go hand-in-hand.
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Frank Sesno led a conversation with Lindblad Expeditions CEO Sven Lindblad to learn more about his experience in the Arctic and his take on storytelling surrounding the environment.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Steve Johnson of Boundless Media blew us away with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies, and the way that these mediums can bring experiences to viewers.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Hannah Fairfield, the New York Times Climate Editor, told us about her work in storytelling at one of the world’s most renowned publications, highlighting the importance of infographics and data visualization.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Land O'Lakes, Inc.'s Chris Policinski, Discovery, Inc.'s Beth Stewart, Prairie View A&M's Felecia Nave, and Paulman Farms' Roric Paulman spoke about their stories, as leaders — corporate, collegiate and community.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
A panel of young environmental storytellers took the stage to share their experiences as storytellers, and share how Planet Forward helped them grow as environmental storytellers.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Dennis Dimick and Jim Richardson stole our hearts as they began the next presentation, representing their organization, Eyes on Earth, which is inspiring the next generation of visual storytellers.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno welcomes everyone to the 2018 Planet Forward Summit. Now more than ever, he said, we need to find ways to “communicate and connect, to engage public audiences.”
Frank Sesno welcomes Summit participants
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The 2018 Planet Forward Summit was a two-day national conference on sustainability storytelling. We brought together a diverse group of students, scientists, communicators, innovators, private sector leaders, and policymakers will share inspiring... Read More