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26 August 2020

NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS: Students of color prepare for jobs in the green sector

Seventeen-year-old Mychael Holloway is one of more than 30 high school teens who is participating in a paid internship program called Building Conservation through Diversity and Teamwork. “Usually with this type of program, you don’t…
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18 August 2020

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Renewable energy corporations fight endangered species status for Joshua trees

Renewable energy corporations have launched an eleventh-hour campaign to derail a petition seeking endangered species protection for Joshua trees, saying it could hinder development of the solar and wind power projects California needs to wean…
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11 August 2020

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Report: Families of Color Have Less Access to Nature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Low-income families of color in California, especially those with children, are twice as likely as their white counterparts to live in areas without easy access to parks and other natural areas, according to…
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09 August 2020

RADIO.COM: Study Exposes Racial, Economic Gap In Access To Nature

Retreating to the outdoors has been a solace for many throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and studies have shown that nature can have powerful, positive effects on human health, both physical and mental. But a recent…
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05 August 2020

LAS VEGAS SUN: Nevada should take lead on national preservation effort

As a nation, and as a state, we’ve arrived at a fork in the road. The path we follow will decide what we leave behind for our children and grandchildren. We could double down on…
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29 July 2020

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: How ‘nature deprived’ neighborhoods impact the health of people of color

In March, Philadelphia-based emergency room doctor Eugenia South found herself deep in the throes of stress. The COVID-19 pandemic was spiraling out of control in the city, and more and more patients were pouring into the hospital…
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