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Pregnant people across the country lack safe drinking water—so grassroots organizations are stepping in.
Bringing back bivalves and reintroducing aquatic plants can connect people to their waterways—and the ecosystems we all depend on.
Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Fifty Years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the future of America’s waterways hangs in the balance.
Climate | Racial Justice | Native rights | Sustainable food and farming | Indigenous lands | Pollution
Climate-conscious farmers are a powerful force for growing community and a more resilient future.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
The endorsement and buy-in of critical stakeholders, like fishers, can make or break a conservation project. So fishers were invited to the table as the project took shape.
The UN declaration is more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this one have led to effective treaties and national laws.
Repurposing water (with treatment, of course) is a safe way to help communities build water resilience in the face of growth and climate change.
Near San Francisco, an ambitious wetlands restoration project is attempting to balance a return to the ecological past with the realities of a changing future.
Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.
A new podcast explores the rights of nature movement and its potential to shift Western legal doctrine around environmental protection.
“Lawmakers need to figure out better ways to balance the interests of industry with protecting people’s health.”
Indigenous communities and conservationists around the world are challenging the long-held view of water as a human commodity. Can the same approach work in the United States’ arid Southwest?
The first Native-owned and Native-led land trust is working to empower and equip young Natives to successfully farm kelp.
“It’s not only about wildlife, or birds and trees. It’s also about the people.”
What equitable resource distribution looks like.
Two decades in to the world’s largest seagrass restoration project, Virginia's coastal waters are once again vibrant and healthy ecosystems.
Experts agree that cities need diverse water supplies, but desalination plants remain controversial.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.
How one small stretch of coastline went from a hotbed of drug smuggling to a model of ecological restoration.
Cultivating algae empowers coastal communities while storing CO2 deep underwater.
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