Priority: Planet Earth

Spreading the message to save the planet

A crabeater seal rests on an iceberg off Cuverville Island along the western Antarctic Peninsula. (Photo by Craig Welch)

A crabeater seal rests on an iceberg off Cuverville Island along the western Antarctic Peninsula. (Photo by Craig Welch)

The clock is ticking. Temperatures are increasing. Species are dwindling. Even though the clarion call for action has been deafening, the Earth faces a dire diagnosis and critical consequences sooner than we would like to admit. Several J-School alumni are using their training, talent and toughness to bring attention to the climate crisis that has put our planet and ourselves on the endangered list.


Craig Welch

Spanning the globe to put spotlight on the climate crisis

Forrest MacDonald

Highlighting humanity’s role in destroying the environment

Katy Yocom

A story to save the tigers

 

Alison Young

Always digging for answers

Carey Gillam

Chemicals and corruption

Sara Sneath

Covering the Louisiana coast