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Indigenous Activist from Brazil Awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize

Virginia Isaad
Indigenous communities are constantly having to protect their lands and livelihood and in the Amazon in Brazil it remains an ongoing struggle. Alessandra Korap Munduruku, a member of the Munduruku people, a community of about 14,000 throughout the Tapajós River...
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Latina Moms Are Among More than a Million Parents Fighting Against Air Pollution

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Over the past several years, the impact of pollution on our environment has become increasingly evident. Of course, we’ve all been told since we were kids that we need to take care of our planet, that we should be careful...
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First Indigenous Professor at University of Washington to Teach on Climate Change Introductory Course

Virginia Isaad
The University of Washington has hired its first indigenous faculty member to teach an introductory course on climate change. This comes nearly two years after the UW’s graduate school introduced their first indigenous studies program. Dr. Jessica Hernández is a transnational...

Vanessa Hauc & 9 Other Latinx Environmental Activists Who Are Fighting Climate Change

Nicole Young
Whether it’s fighting for climate change or human rights, these 10 Latinx environmental activists are making a big impact within their communities and truly fighting for the future of their generation. Artists like Xiuhtezcatl Martinez are spreading the message through powerful...
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Rep. Deb Haaland Could Be first Native American Cabinet Secretary in U.S.

Virginia Isaad
President-Elect Joe Biden announced nominated New Mexico Representative Deb Haaland to serve as Secretary of the Interior in a historic move. If she’s confirmed by the Senate, she’ll be the first Native American to hold a cabinet secretary position. She’s...