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Women are rising in the conservation movement, but still face #MeToo challenge

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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www.politico.com
Climate

Nature Conservancy CEO Tercek exits as shake-up widens

Tercek's exit comes just one week after the resignation of President Brian McPeek.
www.politico.com
The Weekend Reader

Nature Conservancy president resigns in wake of sexual harassment probe

The news came two days after POLITICO first reported on the internal investigation.
theintercept.com
Justice

The FBI used the #MeToo movement to pressure an environmental activist into becoming an informant

An FBI agent claimed she was moved by #MeToo to ask an activist about an alleged sexual assault. An audio recording shows she was interested in much more.
undark.org

The hidden impact of Trump’s cuts on survivors of domestic violence

For all the focus on his dismissal of Rob Porter's accusers, his 2019 budget could deliver a longer-lasting blow to violence's victims.
From our Newsroom

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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