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USA - Proposed National Marine Sanctuaries Provide a Pathway Toward Indigenous-Led Ocean Conservation

The United States can move closer to its dual goals of increasing access to nature for all Americans and protecting 30 percent of lands and waters by 2030 by approving and completing the designation of five new Indigenous-led marine sanctuaries.

Gulf of Mexico
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LA - How LSU researchers could help protect Louisiana, nation’s cultural heritage from climate change

Some of the casualties of Louisiana’s creeping coast could include the shelters of its history and culture — libraries, museums and galleries.

Southeast
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FL - It started as a Blacks-only beach. A lot of Miami history has been made on Virginia Key

The story begins in 1896. This was the year the City of Miami was founded with approximately one-third of the signatures of the city charter being black men (which was no accident considering their predominant role in the early building of the city).

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USA - What environmental justice mapping tools mean for the waste industry

A review of reports from WM, Republic Services and Waste Connections show an increasing level of data from tools such as EPA’s EJScreen about the potential effects of waste sites.

Pacific Northwest
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WA - Being Frank Commentary: Climate Change Forces Tribes to Leave Traditional Lands Behind

Native nations are on the front lines of climate change. The impacts have reached our shores and are forcing us to leave traditional lands behind.

West Coast
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CA - Returning Diablo Canyon Lands to Indigenous Hands

The Yak Titʸu Titʸu Yak Tiłhini in California have requested the return of their coastal homelands, currently occupied by a nuclear power plant.

Northeast
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NY - New York puts $4.2bn environmental bond act on the midterm ballot

The proposal, a first in 26 years, aims to disburse benefits to communities most impacted by the climate crisis

International
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World - Q&A: Environmental justice and other topics to watch at climate negotiations

International negotiators will meet in Egypt this Sunday for the latest U.N. climate change conference. Stanford experts in a range of fields discuss issues likely to be in the spotlight, including compensation to developing countries for climate change-related damages.

International
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World - Loss and damage and climate financing - what it means

At COP27 in Egypt next week, negotiations surrounding climate finance and loss and damage payments will be crucial to the discussions. Read on to brush up on what these terms mean.