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Connecting the dots between the environment and justice

Help change the conversation about race and environmentalism.


Scientists say we need a huge bird and bat preserve in the sky

Drones could cause a spike in bird and bat deaths. These scientists want to prevent that.

put a (nuva) ring on it

No, really, your birth control is supposed to be free now

Some insurance providers still aren't eliminating copays for birth control, and that's dumb.


John Oliver reminds us that Mother’s Day is a ridiculous sham

Quit with the flimflam and support politicians who make mothers' lives easier.


Local public library going to shit? Some people are starting their own

New York City libraries are as popular as ever, but they are falling apart. A few New Yorkers are starting libraries their own.

Climate & Energy

Look out, Arizona! California isn’t the only state getting hit by drought

Despite the drought’s epicenter in California, it’s Arizona that will bear the brunt of the West’s epic dry spell.

Climate & Energy

The oldest city in the U.S. could be totally screwed by rising seas

Florida state officials who deny climate change are leaving coastal cities to drown.


New York’s beloved hot dogs are becoming a lot greener

But not in the way you might expect.


The next big war might be over phosphorus

A new study of soil warns that we're pushing the limits of our planetary skin and in danger of pulling nutrients out of the earth too fast.