sustainability

The home of the Washington Capitals faces some limitations on environmental improvements they can make to the facility, but some energy-efficient updates recently made include LED lighting and a new roof. (Clyde/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Hockey, which got its start on frozen lakes and ponds in cold climates, takes action as climate change affects opportunities for players to learn and play the game.

Local produce from CSA (community-supported agriculture) farms in Lancaster County, Pa., is sold in weekly farmers market hosted at Franklin & Marshall College's Center for the Sustainable Environment. (Photos by Max Sano/Franklin & Marshall)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
If you want to get more involved with green activism but don't know where to start, then this a must-read!
The George Washington University
Here's some key information about the recent straw war, which was sparked by Trump's anti-environment campaign merchandise.

Eckerd College President Donald R. Eastman III, center, signs the "Break Free From Plastic" Pledge on Nov. 5, 2019. (Courtesy of Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Eckerd College President Donald Eastman III signed the Break Free from Plastic Pledge on Nov. 5, making it the first college in the United States to implement a comprehensive ban of unnecessary single-use plastics.

(Photos by Cate Twining-Ward/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
As a wildlife conservation intern at a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone, I learned why conserving these creatures is important and how they are directly impacted by climate change.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Composting is one of the most attainable steps for people on the path to a more sustainable lifestyle, but many find the process intimidating. This inspiring podcast breaks down composting for you.

A homeless encampment in Seattle from 2018. (David Lee/Flickr)

Seattle, WA
When I leave my apartment in the Chinatown neighborhood of Seattle I see lush green trees, the VA medical building sitting atop a hill, Mt. Rainer off in the distance, and a man with all of his possessions in a rundown van. 
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Nairobi is growing exponentially. Can urban farming help a city on track to reach 8.5 million people achieve a more food secure future?
Northwestern University
Medill's Emily Wong reports on several student organizations at Northwestern University which hosted an ongoing stream of pop-up used clothing sales throughout spring quarter.
Green raspberries on a plant

(Photos by Katherine Baker/Cornell University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Fight global hunger using these seven plant-powered innovations for a more healthful and sustainable food system.

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