photography

Black-bellied plover
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This story uses humor and shocking images to convey the dangers plastic pollution imposes on shorebird species.

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.
Alaska coastline

Mountains along the Alaskan coastline. (Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Storyfest 2018 winners traveled to Alaska in June, exploring its ecosystems and finding the stories of sustainability. This is the first in our series, where we introduce you to Alaska's grand scale and unsurpassable beauty.
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.
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.
Kenzie Schmitt with a cherry blossom tree
Colorado State University
Have you ever been so engaged in a presentation that you were afraid to blink out of fear of missing something? I hadn't until I was at the 2018 Planet Forward Summit.
Photographer Charles Twine sets his video camera’s homemade timer for launch. Kelly Calagna/MEDILL
Northwestern University
There is no “standard equipment” when it comes to protecting a camera from the intense exhaust of a space rocket, so each individual journalist or photographer must MacGyver his or her own unique contraption for the job.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
We are on the hunt for 10 of the most engaged students who are interested in environmental journalism.
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.