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In Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley,’ a Black community battles an industry that threatens its health—and history
A proposed petrochemical complex from plastics giant Formosa could disrupt long-forgotten plantation graves.
Black mothers face high death rates. Now they have to contend with climate change, too.
Pollution and heat affect Black pregnancies disproportionately.
Black birders have never been safe or celebrated
Racism in birding is not a new phenomenon.
Inuit researchers are leading a scientific movement to understand life on the ice
A new Canadian initiative puts traditional knowledge and modern tech to work for climate science and social justice.
This summer’s severe temperatures could make the pandemic even more complicated
Heat and humidity will send people outdoors, where the risk of catching the coronavirus is higher.
These Latin American teens refuse to be overlooked at global climate strikes
They traveled for days to march through the streets of US cities.
Giving legal rights to nature could reduce public health threats like toxic algae
Rights of Nature laws generally are designed to encourage people to rethink their relationship to the environment.
New York is passing its own Green New Deal
It could be the nation’s most ambitious climate legislation.
Flint residents are using fruits and vegetables to combat lead poisoning
The ongoing trauma in Michigan can't ever be undone, but locals are trying to do what they can to cope.
White Americans’ diets are particularly bad for the planet
Science shouldn't overlook sociology.