More than 8 million Californians live within 50 miles of stored radioactive waste

There are over 3 million pounds of nuclear waste stored just 100 feet away from a beach at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Congressman Mike Levin ...
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Exposing the world’s biggest crime syndicate: Chevron

Human rights lawyer Steven Donzinger beat Chevron in court and then their goon squad came after him.

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WATCH: The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic (Animated Short) pulls back the curtain on the plastic pollution headlines, revealing the true causes and consequences of the global plastics crisis.

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WATCH: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on plastics

Plastic is in everything, from the clothes we wear to the water we drink. John Oliver explains how plastics are harming the planet.

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WATCH: Toxic playgrounds

Under the pretense of a circular economy, plastic is being dumped in places where it shouldn't be – such as horse riding arenas, football fields and children's playgrounds. In this episode on the Plastic Health Channel, scientists question whether playing on these fields and playgrounds is actually safe.

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Misleading coronavirus video, pushed by the Trumps, spreads online

Social media companies took down the video within hours. But by then, it had already been viewed tens of millions of times.
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Plastic pollution, explained

Plastics: we can't live without them, or so it seems.

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How the ‘Plandemic’ movie and its falsehoods spread widely online

Conspiracy theories about the pandemic have gained more traction than mainstream online events. Here’s how.
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BPA: What you need to know

BPA - a common chemical in durable plastics - is detrimental to our health and remains in widespread use.

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Should the U.S. ban fracking?

The potential harm from fracking to the environment and local communities is polarizing. Opponents of fracking argue water contamination and air pollution warrant stricter regulation and in some cases, a complete ban.

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Must-watch video:  Despite extreme weather and surging activism, 2019 saw political paralysis on climate

From PBS NewsHour's Miles O'Brien: The past year and crucial year ahead in climate change.

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John Oliver takes on Bob Murray

"Last Week Tonight" gores Bob Murray as the king of harassment lawsuits.

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Documentary: Coca-Cola's plastic secrets

By 2050, there could be more plastic than fish in the sea. Ten tons of plastic are produced every second. Sooner or later, a tenth of that will end up in the oceans. Coca-Cola says it wants to do something about it - but does it really?

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LISTEN: Brian Bienkowski on amplifying diverse voices through podcasting

"I get a lot of hope in talking to them about where the field can go from here."

Breast cancer: Hundreds of chemicals identified as potential risk factors

Researchers find nearly 300 chemicals linked to breast cancer-contributing hormones in everyday products, and call for a renewed focus on women's exposure risks.

A toxic travelogue

The first four stops on a tour tracing American history through its pollution.

My island does not want to be resilient. We want a reclamation.

Unlearning academic jargon to understand and amplify beauty and power in Puerto Rico.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Measuring Houston’s environmental injustice from space

Satellites show communities of color are far more exposed to pollution in Houston, offering a potential new way to close data gaps and tackle disparities.

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