Poisoned Valley
Six years on, tens of thousands of Angelenos continue to suffer from the fallout of the worst gas blowout in US history.
Maureen Nandini Mitra
Talking Points: Autumn 2021

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The Engineered Earth

In Review: Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade by Nathaniel Rich

Michael Engelhard

The Computer Chip Industry Has a Dirty Climate Secret

As demand for chips surges, the semicondutor industry is trying to grapple with its huge carbon foot print.

Pádraig Belton The Guardian

Poisoned City

A London-based mining company polluted an Indian port city for decades before a mass-shooting forced its smelter to shut down. Local activists like fatima babu are fighting to keep it closed.

Colin Daileda

A Matter of Spirits

A passionate group of farmers, distillers, and bartenders across the US and beyond are seeking to reduce the environmental footprint of alcoholic beverages.

Shanna Farrell

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Activists Stand Guard Over California Redwoods Amid Logging Threat

So far, tree-sitters have foiled recent logging plans in Jackson Demonstration State Forest. But they are calling for long-term protections.

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The Dixie Fire and Me

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Here All Along

Women’s contributions to the seafood industry are often overlooked. Can small scale aquaculture change that?

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Thirsty for Justice

Susana De Anda is on a mission to bring clean and affordable water to every Californian.

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Standing Up to Oil and Gas Bullies

I had a ringside seat to the beginning of the fracking boom and it wasn’t pretty.

Sharon Wilson

“Last on a List of Priorities”

A veteran photographer and conservationist discusses the challenges of nature protection in Russia.

Alexander Dybin

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