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Our fellows’ work and voices featured across the media landscape.


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September 26, 2022
Tribal Business News
State and federal regulations surrounding farm operations are arcane to begin with, a problem only exacerbated by adding tribal land and sovereignty issues into the mix. Those complexities present a significant barrier to Indigenous farmers when it comes to accessing information on agricultural policies, especially since most regulations were not crafted with Native producers in mind,...
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September 14, 2022
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Since 2019, the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice program has worked to foster diverse and inclusive leaders in environmental and climate justice with a focus on science communication and public engagement. This September, the program announced its latest cohort of 14 scholars of early career scientists from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups.
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August 22, 2022
Every data point is a person, and every person deserves respect and answers. That philosophy guides Yoshira “Yoshi” Ornelas Van Horne, Ph.D., who studies what chemicals people are exposed to in the environment and how those exposures occur.
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July 28, 2022
Climate change is a code red for humankind. Young people everywhere are fighting hard for their survival, but not just their own. Their anger, passion, activism, research and political mobilization may well tip the scale towards the collective survival of human species
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May 24, 2022
Civil Eats
East Buffalo is full of existing Black-led groups working to feed and care for its residents in the aftermath of the massacre. And they’ll be doing the same long after the news media has moved on.
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March 16, 2022
NIEHS Global Environmental Health Newsletter
Over the years, research has focused on reducing household air pollution by the sustained use of efficient stoves. But an NIEHS-funded team published a study exploring another angle: why people who use efficient stoves stop cooking with them later.

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