storyfest2018

Woman experiencing the wilderness

(Photo courtesy Ambreen Tariq, founder of Brown People Camping.)

George Washington University
Environmentalism has been historically very white, but that's changing at many professional organizations. Here's an inside look at diversity at The Wilderness Society.
The George Washington University
Where does all the food waste that we throw in the trash and discard really end up and how can we ensure that it will not go to waste?
The George Washington University
The Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit started by students at the University of Maryland, recovers unused food from university cafeterias and brings them to community members in need.

The lemon shark's yellow coloring serves as a camouflage when swimming over the sandy seafloor in its coastal habitat. (Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Sharks are among some of the most threatened fishes in the world’s oceans. I spent a semester at the Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Institute to help catch baby lemon sharks for research.
University of Wisconsin
Encouraging females to explore careers in planet management through farming.
SUNY ESF
Green burials take a different mentality than traditional burials embracing the ephemerality of human life, and working to conserve the planet.

(Christopher Porter/Flickr)

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
As the population grows we are constantly asked the question of, how to manage our waste?
Stormwater and sewage are often spilled into creeks after heavy rains.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Traditional stormwater management practices often lead to local pollution and can negatively impact nearby residents. A research team in Syracuse, NY, is studying how rain gardens may help manage stormwater through green infrastructure.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
D.C.'s new waterfront focuses on sustainable building while bringing guests right next to the Potomac River, a water system that has suffered from pollution issues.
SUNY ESF
The materials we use to construct our buildings is an important aspect of sustainability.

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