News Coverage

26 October 2020

ROLL CALL: Protecting our public lands is a national health issue Featured

In recent months we’ve seen an outpouring of interest in visiting parks and rivers nationwide. As someone who loves spending time outdoors, I can relate to anyone who seeks comfort and relaxation in nature —…
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13 October 2020

THE OUTDOOR WIRE: Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week

Enjoy stellar outdoor recreation and the country’s wildlife heritage during National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 11-17, 2020. Celebrate your access to nature on the nation’s largest network of public lands dedicated to wildlife conservation, the National Wildlife…
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08 October 2020

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Latino Faith Leaders Urge Action on Climate Change

Latino faith leaders are reaching out to members of Congress urging action on climate change, which is worsening the fires that are choking their neighborhoods with smoke.The poor air quality also compounds the suffering of…
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08 October 2020

SIERRA MAGAZINE: Meet the Climate Justice Influencers

In early July, Diandra Marizet—a self-proclaimed “conscious curator”—posted a selfie on Instagram. In the post, she's tilting her face to catch the light, and so her dark, cascading curls frame her face. Swipe, and upbeat…
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27 September 2020

LOS ANGELES TIMES: California grants western Joshua trees temporary endangered species protections

State officials took the unusual step Tuesday of granting temporary endangered species status to the western Joshua tree, but will allow 15 solar energy firms to raze Joshua trees that stand in the way of…
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16 September 2020

ATMOS: Translating a Wildfire Emergency

The firestorms that struck California in 2017 changed everything for Gabriela Orantes. In the early morning hours of October 9, 2017, her phone pinged. The junior college had sent an emergency alert. Alarmed that classes…
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