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A fisherman throws a net in the River Tista in Bangladesh

A fisherman fishes in the River Tista in Panjarbhanga, Bangladesh. (Image courtesy FAO/Mohammad Rakibul Hasan)

George Washington University
Small-scale fisheries are critically important to communities around from the world, from Alaska to Senegal, but they don't receive attention on a global level.

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Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Middlebury College
How can we integrate everyone in outdoor recreation? It starts with positive changes in leadership — both coaches and role models.
"The Population Bomb Threatens the Peace of the World"
George Washington University
Not all populations impact the Earth equally, so how can we expect population control to save the planet?
University of Arkansas
Our short video emphasizes the importance of creating a movement geared toward equal opportunity in STEM fields in order to help our planet.
George Washington University
An overview on the impact of disposable, single-use plastic menstrual products on the environment and women's bodies, and ideas for products women should be using instead.
University of Wisconsin
Encouraging females to explore careers in planet management through farming.
George Washington University
On a Planet Forward storytelling trip this fall to Nebraska, I was inspired by the women we met — women not all in roles you'd expect to find on family farms and in the agriculture industry. 
The George Washington University
I traveled this summer to Bangladesh with CARE. It quickly became clear that strong women are everywhere, and it would be important to keep an open mind during this trip.
The George Washington University
My project was on explaining the problems that are going on in Egypt right. Egypt is facing a huge increase of population in the last few years. However, people are not educated enough about using contraception methods to decrease the population... Read More
Gender, Poverty and Food: How Climate Makes It Worse
Planet Forward
The challenges of climate change can make what was already a tough situation for women famers worse.

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