Agents of Change: New fellows focused on justice and diversity in science

Meet our third group of fellows, who bring a fresh vision for the future of science communication and sustain the momentum of our growing program.

The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice program is excited to announce our third group of fellows.

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Agents of Change: New fellows seek to reimagine science communication

We are excited to announce our second round of Agents of Change in Environmental Health fellows.

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Why I'm dedicated to amplifying neglected voices in environmental health

I am impatient for change. The world's environmental and social problems are growing and spreading like wildfires.

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Por qué me dedico a amplificar las voces olvidadas en la salud ambiental

Estoy impaciente por el cambio. Los problemas ambientales y sociales del mundo están creciendo y extendiéndose como incendios forestales.

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How contaminated water contributes to mental illness

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Pollution’s mental toll: How air, water and climate pollution shape our mental health

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