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A new declaration by Pacific leaders on maritime zone preservation helps, but must also allow for cultural dialogue.
Legislation crafted to pave the way for the County of Los Angeles to return land in Manhattan Beach that belonged to Willa and Charles Bruce before it was taken through eminent domain a century ago cleared two more hurdles last week in its journey towards becoming law.
US President Joe Biden’s environmental-justice adviser says: tackle inequality and global warming together.
Along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, communities from Texas to Florida are particularly at risk for coastal hazards, including hurricanes, tsunamis, coastal storm surges, flooding, sea-level rise and erosion.
After Hurricane Ida, Native Americans confront loss of homes, income, sacred sites
The U.S. has placed Black and brown communities at a disadvantage in fighting the climate crisis. That must be fixed.
The tribes say federal agencies have failed to support their adaptation efforts, despite knowing for decades about sea level rise and climate change threats.
California lawmakers vote to return Manhattan Beach property worth $72M to descendants of black family who owned resort a century ago until they were forced out by white neighbors and the KKK
A new analysis from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released yesterday shows that the most severe harms from climate change fall disproportionately upon underserved communities who are least able to prepare for, and recover from, heat waves, poor air quality, flooding, and other impacts.
Sugar farmers say the plan for Everglades restoration violates federal law. Growers are demanding change, but others fear legal action could delay restoration progress.
The island was once a place of working-class ingenuity and Black daring.
Local women are restoring an ecologically important lagoon that provides for their livelihood in Oaxaca's Zapotalito community.
A new study has found that coastal Indigenous communities have managed their relationship with shellfish and sea otters for millennia.
For generations, forces worked to curtail Black freedom and joy. The Vineyard proved a safe place.
The Canadian government is investing $340 million to support Indigenous guardians and Indigenous Protected Areas as part of its commitment to conserving 30 per cent of the country’s lands and waters by 2030.
In a UNSW Science Week event, Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson said the key to fighting the climate crisis is saving the oceans.
People living in these homes in the lower village on the Quinault Indian Nation in Grays Harbor County have to move uphill as the rapidly warming climate causes rising sea levels and other hazards. U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland visited the Quinault Indian Nation on Monday. (Sylvia Jarrus / The Seattle Times)
What happened to the vacation spots created by and for Black Americans in the mid-20th century.
FEMA’s risk-analysis methodology should be updated, report argues
Seven out of 10 Oregonians are concerned about how the state’s groundwater and surface water are being managed. Most Oregonians say the answer to resolving water problems is increasing state subsidies for high-efficiency irrigation equipment.
Nearly a century after the government allegedly used trickery and eminent domain to seize their valuable property, the family of Charles and Willa Bruce are finally receiving justice.
“I could not have predicted this,” says Vernice Miller-Travis, who gathered data for a seminal 1987 study, “Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States.”