Pushing Schools to Ditch Toxic Herbicides

A conversation with Herbicide-Free Campus founder and Brower Youth Award winner Mackenzie Feldman.

Jonathan Latham

Painting for the Planet

Thirteen-year-old Bria Neff’s striking portraits of endangered species raise awareness and funds for conservation work.

Elizabeth Watson Chaney

Republicans Work to Overturn Key West Ban on Coral-Damaging Sunscreens

Florida politicians have framed debate as one of protecting ocean ecosystems versus preventing skin cancer.

Richard Luscombe The Guardian

Cancer Cluster Controversy in Pennsylvania’s Gas Patch

State health dept needs to do a more thorough investigation of the environmental causes for rash of childhood cancer cases — including fracking.

Leann Leiter

Grounding Ourselves

On rethinking our views of green space and funeral options as we plan for the final disposition of our bodies.

Regina Sandler-Phillips

Bobcat Manor

Despite increasing hunting pressure, bobcats have proven themselves to be remarkably resilient in the face of human encroachment — and aren’t above raising their young in rural backyards.

Stephanie Stone Photographs by Karine Aigner

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Autumn 2019

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Has the Climate Crisis made California too Dangerous to Live In?

As with so many things, Californians are going first where the rest of us will follow.

Bill McKibben The Guardian

Fierce Winds May Spread More Fires as Millions Lose Power in California

Winds gusts could hit 80mph in Los Angeles mountains, PG&E says latest blackout will affect 1.5 million more people.

The Guardian

Building a Conservation Community in the Mexican Desert

The Vermillion Sea Institute is connecting local residents and global partners to conserve Baja’s distinct landscape.

Greg Harris

Food for Thought on GMOs

GMOs Decoded: A Skeptic’s View of Genetically Modified Foods
Sheldon Krimsky
The MIT Press, 2019, 216 pages

Austin Price

Why We Should Worry About the Fate of a Tiny British Flea

Scotland’s Manx shearwater flea may not seem charismatic, but no species is too small or too strange to deserve saving.

Mackenzie L. Kwak

Scientists Are Playing Whack-a-Mole with Toxic Flame Retardants

Years of research and advocacy have led to the ban of many flame retardants from common household products. According to a new report, the chemicals that replaced them aren’t any better.

Austin Price

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