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Mongabay

Patricia Moll

24 February 2021

Ibirapitanga, Bahia, Brazil

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After there was a fungal disease outbreak in the 1990s that affected cacao crops in Brazil, a group of 150 community members got together to collectively manage a farm to grow back cacao trees using agroforestry techn...

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Emily Nonko

18 February 2021

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Since it was reported that Newark’s lead levels in the city’s drinking water were higher than federal standards, the Newark Water Coalition installed a Water Box. This is a portable filtration system that removes cont...

Belt Magazine

Nina Misuraca Ignaczak

18 February 2021

Flint, Michigan, United States

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A community-based water testing and lead-education pilot program aimed to rebuild confidence and trust among Flint residents, who are skeptical of state-affiliated testing. Trained students collected water samples tha...

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Cinnamon Janzer

17 February 2021

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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The DEAR program (Durham Expunction and Restoration) put 11,084 drivers back on the road legally and waived $2.7 million in fines in a purge of old cases that revoked driving privileges for unpaid fines and fees. The ...

From a Climate Correspondent

Hartatik

16 February 2021

Patemon, Java, Indonesia

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Indonesian villagers were experiencing water shortages as natural springs started to dry up in part due to climate change, so they installed infiltration wells to collect and absorb rainwater. Not everyone, at first, ...

FreshWater Cleveland

Connor Morris

15 February 2021

Toledo, Ohio, United States

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A 'pay to stay' law in Toledo and Yellow Springs, Ohio, is enabling renters to stay in their homes if they can cover any late rental payments in full. Current Ohio law allows a landlord to file for an eviction even if...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Oliver Gordon

12 February 2021

Pembrokshire, Wales

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Wales’ One Planet Development Policy allows people to live a more sustainable lifestyle by using only the resources on the land they reside. For one family, they get their electricity from their own solar array, heat ...

The Atlantic

Vann R. Newkirk II

11 February 2021

Mississippi, United States

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The federal Voting Rights Act required states to ensure access to the polls for Black voters and set up mechanisms for federal enforcement. The law worked well in the Jim Crow South, though was not built to deal with ...

Yes! Magazine

Iris Crawford

10 February 2021

Georgia, United States

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Two climate coalitions led by BIPOC have strengthened their communities by empowering diverse stakeholders to address social inequities. The coalitions are engaging and centering the voices of Black, Indigenous and pe...

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Adina Solomon

9 February 2021

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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A new model for community-owned real estate is attempting to bridge the racial wealth gap and build neighborhood wealth in Atlanta. Instead of watching prime real estate go to investors who would hold onto the buildin...

The New Yorker

David Owen

8 February 2021

Rome, Holy See (Vatican City State)

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Molly Burhans, a young cartographer and environmentalist, is using GIS technology to map out the Catholic Church’s global property holdings to encourage them to improve the environmental impact on the lands they own. ...

The Washington Post

Paulina Villegas

Hannah Knowles

5 February 2021

United States

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Groups like Parents for Peace and Life After Hate use former radicals to counsel people in the grip of right-wing extremism. Bombarded by pleas for help by families since the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot, these gro...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

4 February 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Universal Basic Income programs around the country have demonstrated the effectiveness of distributing cash to people who are economically struggling. Philadelphia distributed $1.7 million through the Worker Relief Fu...

Gimlet Media

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Alex Blumberg

4 February 2021

Yurok Reservation, California, United States

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The Yurok Tribe is tackling climate change through the use of a carbon-offset program, sustainable forestry principles, watershed and river recovery methods, and even beaver restoration practices. Over the years, the ...

The GroundTruth Project

Jake Wittich

3 February 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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The Chicago Black Drag Council launched after a series of protests that called on Chicago’s LGBTQ neighborhood to address racial discrimination and oppression. A handful of businesses quickly agreed to a live-streamed...

Crosscut

Ted Alvarez

2 February 2021

Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, United States

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The Grand Coulee, a 500-foot-tall dam on the Columbia River, nearly eradicated the salmon population that the Colville Tribes relied on, but the Indigenous community initiated a restoration effort to save the fish. Th...

The Narwhal

Julien Gignac

30 January 2021

Yukon, Canada

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Under the structure of unique treaties called final agreements, Yukon First Nations are able to exercise the powers of self-governance over projects proposed on their land. Implementation of the agreements isn’t alway...

Energy News Network

Tom Perkins

29 January 2021

Michigan, United States

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The Michigan Advisory Council on Environmental Justice was created to advise Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on environmental justice issues related to pollution and energy access. In its first year, the 21-member council was i...

Slate

Terry Greene Sterling

29 January 2021

Navajo Nation, Arizona, United States

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A collaborative experiment between Indigenous community activists, tribal officials, loggers, nonprofits, and the U.S. Forest Service is delivering firewood to residents who need it for heating and cooking. The progra...

CBS News

Li Cohen

28 January 2021

United States

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Native and Indigenous individuals are using TikTok to share aspects of their traditions, challenge stereotypes, and empower young people to be proud of their culture. The videos range from instructional, teaching peop...

The American Leader

Anna Luo

28 January 2021

United States

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Cash payments are an effective way to address the economic hardships associated with the pandemic. Philanthropic efforts to distribute aid in the form of cash are relying on local organizations that have the community...

Buzzfeed

Otillia Steadman

28 January 2021

New York, New York, United States

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The Brooklyn district attorney is prosecuting few prostitution cases and has dismissed 262 cases that he and sex worker advocates say are a byproduct of law enforcement unfairly targeting trans women and women of colo...

Next City

Oscar Perry Abello

28 January 2021

United States

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Cooperatives are getting the funding they need through a “nationwide network of loans funds and incubators that specialize in supporting and investing in cooperative businesses.” Coops lack access to traditional fundi...

The Washington Post

Nora Caplan-Bricker

27 January 2021

Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States

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51 for 51 is an advocacy group fighting for DC statehood by educating people about DC residents’ taxation without representation and training advocates in other states, mostly young people, to lobby their senators to ...

Yes! Magazine

Breanna Draxler

27 January 2021

Alaska, United States

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A viral campaign from Indigenous activists, TikTok creators, and documentary filmmakers led to about 6.3 million letters being sent to federal agencies encouraging them to halt fossil fuel development in the Arctic Na...

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