storyfest2020

SUNY ESF
The Great Swamp Conservancy strives to educate communities of all ages about environmental conservation to reach towards a sustainable future.
University of Arizona
Manzo Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona is fostering nature lovers from a young age by integrating an ecology program into their educational institution.
The George Washington University
For GWU Professor Peter LaPuma, the crises he teaches about in his environmental health classes aren't just test fodder — they're dilemmas he prepares for every day. Samantha Ross and Lizzie Stricklin spoke to Professor LaPuma to learn more.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Where do we draw the line between historical preservation and present-day environmental degradation? In the case of Glass Bottle Beach, where early 1900's garbage bleeds into the ocean with every tide, the line is surprisingly very fuzzy.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
The urban heat island effect is of increasing concern for cities around the world. But fear a little bit less--there are solutions in the works. 

(Lucie Rochat)

Middlebury College
People often consider the climate crisis to be fifty years in the future or continents away. These stories describe four Middlebury students and how they have been affected by climate change in their hometown; this crisis is here and now.
Middlebury College
This profile piece highlights and celebrates the personal and political accomplishments of community member Fran Putnam. It shows the power of community organizing and individual climate initiatives.

David Weedman is the aquatic habitat program manager for the Arizona Game & Fish Department. He and his team dropped hundreds of Georgia cubes into Bartlett Lake this summer to help create habitat for fish. (Photos by Dylan Simard/Cronkite News)

Arizona State University
It isn't easy being a fish in the desert in Arizona. But Arizona Game & Fish Department is trying to improve the habitat conditions for the fish in warm weather lakes.
Arizona State University
After the closing of Arizona's last coal mine, the Navajo Nation is investing in renewable energy. The Nation is looking to solar for the future.  
"A Better Day" by Natasha Cooper
"A Better Day" by Natasha Cooper
Eckerd College
We are slowly destroying our planet, but that does not mean it is not too late to make a change.

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