Case studies


Combating global climate change is fun and games for EarthGamesUW

Many adults share the idea that kids in our digital age should be spending more time outdoors. But Atmospheric Sciences’ Dargan Frierson contends that gaming is an essential way to teach children and young adults about the natural world, inspire them to spend time in it, and most importantly, include them in the conversation about preserving it in the face of climate change. 

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Protecting a place for the people by the water

Where the Swinomish Tribe lives is not just a place on a map. It is the land and seashores of their ancestors, a bridge to their past and their future. It is more than a home — it is who they are. Swinomish literally means “people by the water.”
This connection to place drives the Swinomish people to steward and care for their land with passion and dedication. 

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