The Cost of a Mango in January

Alexa White, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, investigates sustainable agriculture and has earned recognition for her wider efforts in support of environmental justice.

Clearing the Air: Gas Stove Emissions and Direct Health Effects

Pollutant levels spike as soon as the stove is switched on. In a minivan parked at a two-story home in the wealthy enclave of Piedmont, California, researchers watch as their instruments display rapid increases inside the home in carbon monoxide , methane, nitrous oxide, and nitrogen dioxide.

Health and dignity for Michigan farmworkers

In this podcast episode, two researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health outline the health and safety challenges faced by farmworkers in the state of Michigan.

A Nation of Scientists

When a river flowing through the Navajo Nation turned toxic from the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, scientists turned to tribal members for help. The resulting Diné Exposure Project is now being studied as a model of community engaged research.


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