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On Giving Tuesday, your donation can have a big impact on our small crew.

We've had a break-out year in 2017: A new publishing platform that allows us to better bring news to you. An Aronson Award for Social Justice Reporting for senior Editor Brian Bienkowski and his series, Sacred Water.

The joint publication, with NC Policy Watch, of Peak Pig: The fight for the soul of rural America.

But much more is happening. Your donation highlights journalism that drives the discussion on our environment and health.

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Douglas Fischer, executive director

(Parts of our new platform are under construction, including our donation page. You can still make a donation, but some other links won't work. Pardon our construction.

And that's my daughter in the gray cap next to me, enjoying some kippered herring on a hike near Bozeman, Mont. The top photo, of a rope swing above Los Angeles, comes via Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash. Thanks, Jeremy. )

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