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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
By helping African Americans connect with one another on the trail, the founder of the nonprofit Outdoor Afro is building a broader community in nature and changing the face of her field.
Whether they are delivering food or climate justice or standing up for clean air or access to nature, these activists are uplifting communities across the country.
And this team of Brooklyn-based grassroots activists helping to hold the world’s five largest investor-owned fossil fuel producers to account isn’t easily intimidated.
This visionary green thumb is bringing food justice, and heirloom fruit trees, to low-income communities in Atlanta where grocery stores are few and far between.
This wildlife biologist has seen some surprising trends while counting birds of prey on Pennsylvania’s Hawk Mountain over the past 30 years.
Lizzie Carr is shining a light on what is floating through the world’s waterways, and breaking athletic records along the way.
Valérie Courtois is guiding an indigenous-led conservation strategy for one of the world’s last great forests.
A passion for women’s and LGBTQ rights is required in Molly Adams’s Feminist Bird Club; birding expertise is not.
Ever since Hurricane Maria devastated the island last fall, Jonathan Marvel and his team at Resilient Power Puerto Rico have been sparking a renewables revolution, one community at a time.
Mountaineering instructor Bam Mendiola—aka Backwoods Barbie—creates a space outdoors for queers and people of color.
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