Catherine Coleman Flowers gained acclaim as an activist fighting for wastewater treatment in Lowndes County, Alabama.
Three court decisions are a sign of the power of protest.
Without assistance to stay afloat, community managers say they fear they will have to shut down their ecotourism initiatives, which is one of the main incentives for keeping their forests standing.
The original debate over the tax centered around what it meant to spend the money equitably. Since then, Black Lives Matter protests across Pittsburgh have put the issue of equity front-and-center, drawing attention — and often support — from council.
Mr. Manuin fought for the rights of Indigenous people and the protection of the Amazon. He survived a gunshot wound from a 2009 police crackdown, but died last week of COVID-19.
Trashing e-waste is a problem for many reasons.
Activists defending their communities against development of extractive industries and land grabs face high rates of criminalization, physical violence and murder around the world, according to a study.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.