sustainability

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 Senior 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.
George Washington University
Food waste is a tragedy, but it doesn't have to happen. I made this infographic to spark further interest in the topic and give some first steps on being a more sustainable consumer. 
George Washington University
When it comes to vegan “meats,” the label alone can ignite murmurs of repulsion. However, a product gaining popularity at the market is out to change both meat-eaters’ and vegans’ ideas of meat replacements. 

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