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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On January 10th, 2016

Have you ever been to a community that was exposed to inland flooding, hurricane surge, and future sea level rise? A community that is exposed to such poor air quality that a 2005 Houston Chronicle report compared it to "sitting in traffic 24/7...

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By Jason Leppig / On September 17th, 2015

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By Emily Monosson / On September 3rd, 2015

This post originally appeared at Emily Monosson's blog: Evolution in a Toxic World We live in an age of pesticide and antibiotic overuse. One outcome is...

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By Jennifer Miller, PhD / On July 1st, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. The president of the most powerful nation in the world, the leader...

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By Elizabeth Grossman / On June 11th, 2015

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 10th, 2015

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By Emily Monosson / On March 25th, 2015

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), in green, with human cell, grey.

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By Emily Monosson / On December 17th, 2014

Theo Colborn in 2012.

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By Emily Monosson / On December 11th, 2014

A sign encourages people in Simonga, Zambia, to get tested for HIV.

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By Emily Monosson / On November 6th, 2014

As flu season approaches each year, thousands line up to receive a vaccine—but many others don't.

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