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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Local environmental justice groups get a boost from the city’s Clean Up Green Up policy, which brings green zoning to three heavily polluted communities.
The Rose City, a winner of the American Cities Climate Challenge, will reduce emissions as it revamps its transportation system—part of a new strategic plan called Central City in Motion.
The plight of the Southern Resident orcas is bringing together a coalition of state and tribal leaders, scientists, and grassroots communities to avert a looming extinction.
The largest ferry system in the United States prepares to stop using diesel fuel to help Washington achieve its climate action goals.
Where quick-spreading fires are the “new normal,” some state officials and communities are willing to try whatever it takes to prevent—or better prepare for—the next big blaze.
At least 31 villages now face imminent threats from climate change and may have to relocate, at a cost of as much as $200 million each.
Residents who live near the country’s busiest ports are getting a new lens on the pollution in their backyards, and new tactics to help fight it.
Gardeners, students, and health-care workers in Carson City are coming together to fight food insecurity.
Photographer Max Whittaker shows us the many faces of the delta, including its strange and fascinating history and the challenges complicating its future.
The city of Eugene is testing an unconventional solution to a serious issue, with a ban on feeding a slew of wild animals.
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