Rowan Kunz embodies a true environmentalist by demonstrating how intentional living extends beyond the four walls of her self-built tiny home on the edge of the Catskill Mountains.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
A solution to the negative environmental impacts of shipping food around the world, such as carbon emissions, is to eat food naturally grown in a closer proximity to where you live.
Separated by miles of ocean and a 2-hour drive, or a 50-mile hike, through the jungle, Guna Yala and Kalu Yala are two of Panama’s most sustainable communities, but they also are starkly different. Medill's Luodan Rojas reports.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The idea of the tiny house is alluring: They're portable, affordable, and miniscule, and they promise to deliver the bare essentials without the extras.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Harvest time brings lots of food-centric holidays. We consider the amount of hidden water that goes into food production, from seed to table.