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Protecting Patagonia’s Rivers on World Water Day

Expert BlogAmanda Maxwell
Today is World Water Day, a day when it is worth reflecting on the many ways we are impacted by this resource that is both commonplace and extraordinary. We use water every day to brush our teeth, wash our hands…

Latin America’s Air Pollution Impacts Climate and Health

Expert BlogAmanda Maxwell
Air pollution is the biggest environmental risk for health in the Americas, according to the World Health Organization. The theme of World Environment Day this year is Air Pollution, and this opportunity to highlight the seriousness of the problem could…

Court Sides with Science, Children’s Health on Chlorpyrifos

Expert BlogMiriam Rotkin-Ellman
After decades of advocacy and thousands of scientific studies, chlorpyrifos—the toxic pesticide linked to learning disabilities in children—may finally be headed to the history books, with a court ruling the EPA must finalize its proposed ban within 60 days.