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Vieques, Puerto Rico, is 21 miles long and only 5 miles wide. Access to the island is by small plane or boat. And water is piped over beneath the ocean's surface from mainland Puerto Rico.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Vieques, Puerto Rico, is a unique island in the Caribbean that knows no bounds when connecting culture and the environment, but it is one of the first places of what will be many that have learned that in today’s world; water is no longer a... Read More
The George Washington University
This podcast explores the carbon control challenge in Costa Rica, and how one community organizer is working to help change the way her country moves.
scooters on the sidewalk

A row of Lime scooters ready for public use in Austin, Texas. (Luis Tamayo/Creative Commons)

University of Georgia
Despite drawing ire from some, pay-by-ride electric scooters are rapidly gaining popularity in urban areas across the country, creating a greener option for getting around town. 
Planet Forward Copy Editor | George Washington University
Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transit Association, joined Frank Sesno in a conversation about the future of electric transit in the United States at our Planet Forward Salon: The Future of Electric Transit.
University of Wiscosnin
The idea of hyperloop technology was first introduced by Elon Musk in 2013. A hyperloop will help to improve both the environment and humans' mobility.
The George Washington University
Urban heat islands are a dangerous effect of global warming, and some cities are taking action to combat it.
The George Washington Univeristy
Bike sharing is transforming urban commuting and is available in more than 180 cities globally.
George Washington University
Maryland-based organization Bikes for the World diverts thousands of bicycles annually from the U.S. waste stream. 

(Photos by Lauren Bell/The George Washington University)

George Washington Unviersity
While studying abroad, I learned why Denmark is a leading country in sustainability.
The George Washington University
Studying the fluid dynamics and hydrodynamic forces of the California sea lions fore flipper and learning to mimic this motion, could one day lead to a whole new type of aquatic vehicle.

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