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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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27 July 2020

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL: Honor Latino Conservation Week year-round

COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to cancel cherished summer vacations and group activities we relish during every normal year. For months on end, we’ve stayed home, cooped up indoors more than we ever…
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27 July 2020

CAPITAL PUBLIC RADIO: Federal Bill Could Mean Huge Investment In California National Parks And Improved Access For Communities Of Color

Congress passed perhaps one of the largest conservation bills in the past 75 years last week. The Great American Outdoors Act, if signed into law, would help prop up national parks and repair deteriorating infrastructure.
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27 July 2020

BUNEKE MAGAZINE: Passionate Latinos Believe they have a Moral Obligation to Nature

Seventh Annual Latino Conservation Week breaks down barriers to the outdoors and inspires tomorrow's stewards. Communities throughout the country enjoyed and connected with the great outdoors during the 7th Annual Latino Conservation Week, in July…
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21 July 2020

INVERSE: 7 YEARS STRONG, LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK SPOTLIGHTS OVERLOOKED NATURE STEWARDS

Refugio Mariscal has always felt a deep interest in the natural world. Mariscal grew up in Lake County, Illinois, and spent his childhood playing in a creek near his parents’ home. He spent pretty much all…
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17 July 2020

PUBLIC NOW: Celebrate National Parks During Latino Conservation Week

WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration, the National Park Service, and National Park Foundation invite everyone to join in the celebration for Latino Conservation Week from July 18 through 26.
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