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Staff fill boxes with food at Pittsburgh area food bank

As the need for food continued to grow during the pandemic, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank called on the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and opened an additional, temporary food box packing site. Food access, food security, nutrition, and environmental justice challenges are among the topics our fellows will explore in their stories this summer. (Melissa Murray/Creative Commons)

Founding Director, Planet Forward
Four students will produce stories at the nexus of food security, agriculture, and nutrition, and work under the guidance of GW’s National Geographic Professor of Science Communication, Lisa Palmer.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno shares what motivated him to transition from CNN stalwart to champion and educator of the next generation of environmental storytellers.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
This is me speaking on the truth of climate change.
Frank Sesno welcomes Summit participants
Founding Director, Planet Forward
This year, we had our most successful Summit yet with more than 400 attendees and students from 40 schools around the world!
Hydroponics at RWU
Hydroponics at RWU
Roger Williams University
BRISTOL R.I.__ Nestled by the Mt. Hope Bay lies the campus of Roger Williams University and is home to a state of the art science building where salt water tanks line the labs, except for one. The self-sustaining Hydroponics system that the club... Read More
Founding Director, Planet Forward
A message from Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno to our consortium members.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
It’s all about the selfie these days. You’ve probably got plenty on your timeline - why not take one more to help solve the world’s most difficult challenges?
Founding Director, Planet Forward
Planet Forward helps you use the power of the story to inform, inspire and mobilize. Stories convey passion; they show the way; they can connect us to solutions. Confronted with climate change, population growth, hunger and an insatiable appetite... Read More
Reflections on roadblocks to food insecurity: financing for their start up companies, change in social and gender perceptions, access to better education, and just a little more motivation.
A new campus geothermal system and a unique Solar Village of sun-powered homes are among the innovative energy-saving projects at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T is a finalist for the 2013 Climate Leadership Awards.