Storyfest 2017

Large-billed tern sounds

Large-billed tern patrol the skies of the Amazon. The sounds of birds and insects can be heard reverberating throughout the Amazon. (Photo by Carrick Palmer)

Jackson State University
Planet Forward led an expedition into the Amazon where students were inspired by its biodiversity. Read how the ambient sounds of the forest can be likened to an orchestra; where even the faintest obstruction of sound disrupts the symphony. 
walking through the Amazon

Our guide João Batista da Silva navigated the trails around Camp 41 like it was his own backyard. Researchers at the camp dedicate their lives to the forest every day in order to understand its inner workings. (Photos by PlanetForward.org)

Umpqua Community College
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Learn about the scientists, on the frontlines of ecological research in the heart of the rainforest, who seek to understand how human systems can coexist with natural ecosystems. 
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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Planet Forward's student storytelling expedition to the Amazon gave us an inside look at the dense population of diverse insects and birds. Find out what we and the ecologists at Camp 41 saw on our trek through the Amazon this summer. 
The George Washington University
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Immerse yourself in the floating markets, giant water lilies and the Rio Negro. All it takes for this adventure is a smartphone — and the YouTube app. Welcome to Manaus, Brazil.
Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map

Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map (Madison Vorva/Pomona College)

Pomona College
An environmental science lesson, using GIS to explore the Jane Goodall Institute's conservation strategy in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem.