Hilary Beaumont

wildfire children health

How toxic wildfire smoke affects pregnant people

Scientists are investigating whether climate change-fueled megafires could be causing premature births and miscarriages in California.

NAPA, Calif.—Sonny, a 10-month old, crawls through the tunnel of a playground surrounded by fresh cedar wood chips as the sun sets in October. His 4-year-old sister, Lenny, climbs the rungs of the jungle gym as their parents, Rebecca and Omar Chowaiki, keep watch.

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Line 3 tribal protest

Why Indigenous women are risking arrest to fight Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline through Minnesota

On Dec. 14, Simone Senogles of the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota watched as machines chewed up the forest to clear a path to the Mississippi River where Enbridge plans to bury the Line 3 pipeline.

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Algoma steel pollution

Algoma Steel workers allege company had ‘full knowledge’ of exposure to lethal, cancer-causing chemicals

This investigation is a cross-border collaboration between The Narwhal and Environmental Health News.

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Air pollution Sault Ste. Marie Ontario

‘Them plants are killing us’: Inside a cross-border battle against cancer and pollution

This investigation is a cross-border collaboration between The Narwhal and Environmental Health News.

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This $8 billion 'clean' energy dam could poison locals with methylmercury, scientists say.

Inuit hunters downstream from a massive $8 billion "clean" energy project in Labrador fear it will poison their food supply with methylmercury when flooding begins later this month.

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PFAS testing

Op-ed: Arming doctors with knowledge about PFAS pollution

A new course and report on PFAS-related health effects can empower patients, promote life-saving screening and help tackle the continued devastating health effects of PFAS chemicals.

Department of the Interior

Peter Dykstra: Public disservants

A quartet of Interior Secretaries who gave the rest a bad name.

PFAS feminine care

Evidence of PFAS in sanitary and incontinence pads

The findings come on the heels of other testing that found the forever chemicals in some popular tampons.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

Europe forest

EU’s new climate change plan will cause biodiversity loss and deforestation: Analysis

In a plan full of sustainable efforts, the incentivizing of biomass burning has climate experts concerned.