Stories and lessons for growing minds

We are a free multimedia platform for educators and students. Through our immersive storytelling and curricula, we aim to plant seeds of empathy, interconnectedness, and a sacred relationship with our planet. Use our award-winning films, photo essays, and essays to learn about social, cultural, and environmental issues from individuals and communities worldwide. For grades 3-12, our stories and lessons encourage students to broaden their perspectives and worldviews while fostering universal human values and respect for the living world. We aim to bring universal values into the lives of educators and students. 

Experience Our Storytelling

Watch this short video to learn more about the stories we tell.

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Student Winners and Finalists: The Environment Is in You

In what ways is climate change impacting the place where you live?

Memory’s Radial Path to Learning

This essay explores how memory and storytelling are tools to humanize learning, allowing students to connect to their inner lives.


Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.

Stories Exploring Climate Change

Photo Essay
Death of a Mountain

This photo essay explores our relationship to nature and the consequences of global climate change through images of a rapidly melting glacier in the Alps.

Photo Essay
Kiribati is Gone

Learn the story of Kiribati, where rising seas are forcing this entire island nation to relocate.


Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

Celebrating Student Artwork: New Student Gallery

Encourage thoughtful and meaningful conversations in the classroom with our student gallery. Use the gallery as a tool to foster curiosity, observation skills, and perspective-taking.

Who Is Using Our Materials

Our materials provide opportunities for an interdisciplinary approach to learning across disciplines from social sciences and humanities to environmental sciences. Education stakeholders, including K-12 educators, university professors, librarians, tech/media specialists, parents, and students are using our materials in multiple learning environments.