May 17, 2023
A Bloody Mess — The Truth About Menstruation Products
(HACKENSACK, N.J.) – Get ready to dive into the world of menstruation as we break the silence and debunk some […]
March 3, 2023
In New York State, a Village Forest is Disappearing One Acre at a Time
A parking lot expansion raises questions about the power of a 20th-century environmental law to protect our local forests.
February 27, 2023
Q&A: Making Sense of the Fight Over Freight in Illinois
"[P]eople of color disproportionately live next to highways. If you have all the freight facilities and all the highways mostly being adjacent to Black and Latino communities, we're the ones that are dealing with the negative impacts of air pollution the most."
December 19, 2022
Los Angeles City Council To Phase Out Oil Drilling
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to ban the drilling of new oil and gas wells and will eventually shut down production of the drills currently in use. This ban comes after county residents in marginalized communities surrounding the area voiced concerns about the effects of oil drilling on their health. Activist groups and advocates for a healthier environment like Stand-LA, an acronym for Stand Together Against Neighborhood Drilling, and Black Women for Wellness, a Stand-LA coalition member, have led the charge.
December 17, 2022
Fort Myers Beach Struggles with Solastalgia after Devastation from Hurricane Ian
(FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.) – When Hurricane Ian came rolling toward Fort Myers Beach, Florida in September, longtime resident Bonnie […]