River

George Washington University
The Anacostia River and its watershed is home to millions of people, plants and animals. Unfortunately, the river's water quality was rated "F," but there's still hope we can save the river.
A cyanobacterial bloom in Pamlico River, N.C.
Northwestern University
A new study led by a Tufts University professor predicts that the U.S. Northeast and Southeast will be most affected by the overgrowth of harmful algal blooms.

(Planet Forward)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Grad student Tomasz says the Quechua call the Amazon River 'Amaru Mayu,' which translates to 'mother serpent of the world.' What lessons can she teach us?

Cutterhead, shield and partial trailing gantries of the tunnel boring machine known as Lady Bird. (Photo courtesy DC Water)

School Without Walls Senior High School
When her husband took office in 1963, Claudia Alta Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, made it her mission to protect and preserve the environment. Now a giant machine, akin to a mechanical earthworm, denominated Lady Bird, has a similar mission.
The Rio Grand flows through some of the oldest continually inhabited land in the United States. In northern New Mexico, the river follows a deep gorge formed by the separation of the Earth's curst. Because of its wild and pristine state it's home to... Read More