environmental justice

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Celebrating 20 Years of Earth Tomorrow

Earth Tomorrow is celebrating 20 years of youth-centered leadership development and community-based actions contributing to the ecological health and betterment of communities across Metro Atlanta. Launched in 2001, Earth Tomorrow is the … Read more

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Hey Flint! How Are You?

It’s been 7 years since the city of Flint gained national attention for its water crisis. Since then several cities around the country have identified their own issues with safe, … Read more

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Meet NWF’s 2021 Graduate Student Research Fellows

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is pleased to introduce the recipients of this year’s graduate student research fellowships. Each year, NWF Graduate Student Research Fellows support the advancement of NWF … Read more

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Incentives for Bringing Clean Energy to Coal Country Are a Good Idea

The Clean Energy Buildout Addressing climate change is a central piece of the President’s American Jobs Plan, and a key part of the strategy is supercharging federal investments in clean … Read more

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A New Coalition Advances Equitable Climate Policy

Climate change-fueled disasters, from heatwaves to the increased spread of invasive species, threaten our communities, wildlife, and public lands. As President Biden and Congress chart a path towards a clean … Read more

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Five High-Impact Conservation Solutions for 2021

If 2020 was a year of reckoning with all the problems facing our nation, then 2021 is the moment to embrace the bold, brave solutions we need. The issues Americans … Read more

Five Actionable Ways Municipalities Can Support Black, Latinx and Indigenous Environmentalists

Through the Community Wildlife Habitat and Mayors’ Monarch Pledge programs, municipal officials and other community leaders encourage their constituents to plant with a purpose and foster vibrant habitats for wildlife … Read more

Respond, Reflect, and Renew: National Wildlife Federation’s 2020 In the Rocky Mountain West

I don’t have to tell you how difficult 2020 has been, but I am proud of how the people, programs, and supporters of the National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain Region … Read more

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Environmental Justice Mapping Tools: Use and Potential in Policy Making to Address Climate Change

Green spaces benefit people and wildlife alike. In cities, green spaces can store water to provide flood protection and create shade to reduce the “urban heat island effect.” As climate … Read more

Charting a Path to an Environmental Justice Future in Western States

The West is a place of contrasts. Vast, wild open spaces situated next to densely populated cities, complemented by Native lands like the Navajo Nation and many more. These elements … Read more