Coal Train in Oakland – People vs. Corporation

When I think about environmental justice, the first thing that comes to mind is Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, where he described a...

“Friendly Floatees” and the Truth Behind the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In 1992, a shipping crate containing 28,000 plastic bath toys was lost at sea when it fell overboard on its way from Hong Kong...

A Fast, Slap-in-Your-Face Overview of GMO’s

This Thanksgiving, you may have undergone some frenzied shopping for the big meal. You may have shopped at a Jewel or a Publix, or...

Climate Change: Who’s Hit the Hardest?

A few weeks ago, I sat in a fellows meeting with a national environmental organization I am a part of, discussing climate change and...

2015 Earth Saver Awards

The fact that young people across the world are deeply passionate about environmental issues should come as no surprise. The youth of today are...

Be Straw Free

Longmont, CO Plastics-Free Initiative In 2011, 9-year-old Milo Cress noticed that restaurants were automatically adding straws to drinks. These straws would end up unused, and eventually...

Aurora Academy Falcon Force

Aurora, CO Conservation Falcon Force is an after-school environmental initiative where students participate in service-learning programs involving energy and water. Greening Forward's resources were used to...

Kuttlefish: A New Way to Save The Earth

Editor’s note: Information from this blog post comes from https://kuttlefish.com/.Kuttlefish (or cuttlefish) known to be one of the most intelligent sea creatures, are often referred to...

The Veggie Time Project is Creating Green Minds and Tummies in...

Editor’s Note: In this guest blog post from Barnard Middle School in Washington, DC, Mischa Walters, a 5th-grade student, talks about her experience with...

Field Landscape Design Project

Editor's Note: This blog post comes from Malina Japp and Callie Wolff of Evergreen Community Charter School. This 2014-2015 school year, Evergreen Community Charter...