water pollution

Eckerd College
Eckerd College student researchers share why our oceans are such a vital part of our environment, and why it is important to keep our oceans plastic-free.

The winter sky over the Gulf of Mexico seen from the air as a tugboat services offshore wells. (Todd Kihle/NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC/Galveston Lab)

The George Washington University
Seated at the mouth of the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico receives everything that flows through the river — which includes more than just water.
Chicago River
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
The Chicago River has been used and abused for decades. Learn about the renaissance the river and its watershed is experiencing thanks to the cleanup efforts of the city and groups like Friends of the Chicago River.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
D.C.'s new waterfront focuses on sustainable building while bringing guests right next to the Potomac River, a water system that has suffered from pollution issues.
Keep the Potomac clean!
Keep the Potomac clean!
The George Washington University
Public Service Announcement that addresses the importance of keeping the Potomac River clean and how the DC community can do their part.
SUNY ESF
By combining green solutions and community engagement with traditional water treatment methods, Save the Rain has put Syracuse on the cutting edge of a growing movement of environmentally conscious water management across the nation.
Sciencecast: Climate Change Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In our second episode, we talk with Dr. Jim Hurley, director of the UW Aquatic Science Center and a UW-Madison professor, about the relationship between climate change and water quality in the Great Lakes.