Burning Toxic Chemicals ≠ Clean-Up

Communities across the US, in rural Appalachia, are impacted by the open burning of toxic chemicals as a waste disposal strategy.

Fiona McLeod KPFA - Terra Verde

Towards Plastic-Free Oceans

It’s time for Congress to protect marine mammals from dangerous plastic pollution.

Mark J Palmer

Behavior is Contagious

High-impact, individual climate actions can help create a tidal wave of change, says scientist Kimberly Nicholas.

Alex Tzelnic

Saving the Mulanje Cedar

Malawi’s national tree has all but disappeared. Can it be brought back?

Michael Levy

Getting Farmworker Aid Right in Flood-Wreaked Pajaro, California

Local organizers are concerned about structural and cultural barriers preventing migrant farmworker families in California's central coast from accessing emergency aid.

Maureen Nandini Mitra KPFA - Terra Verde

Wetlands in Relief

Pippin Frisbie-Calder’s awe-inspiring woodcuts of the Gulf South call into question our complicated relationship with nature.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

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EPA Sets ‘Groundbreaking’ Limits on Six Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

Extraordinary new limits introduced to require municipal utilities to remove six PFAS compounds from drinking water.

Tom Perkins The Guardian

A Future Dream

How solarpunk helped alleviate my existential dread.

Sage Agee Art by Yuumei

Biden Administration Approves Controverial Willow Drilling Project in Alaska’s North Slope

Critics say the project is a ‘carbon bomb’ that runs counter to president’s climate goals.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

What Would Harriet Tubman Do?

We the people have the potential to be the new abolitionists, advocates, and freedom writers that this moment demands.

Carolyn Finney

High Seas Treaty: Historic Deal to Protect International Waters Finally Reached at UN

After almost 20 years of talks, United Nations member states agree on legal framework for parts of the ocean outside national boundaries.

Karen McVeigh The Guardian

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