Leah Jablo

This tree has stood for 500 years. Will it be sold for $17,500?

In Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, one spruce’s fortunes are bound in the politics of timber and climate change thousands of miles away in D.C. Is it worth more to us alive? Or dead?

GM heralded this plant as a model for its electric car future. Then its batteries started exploding.

The company had to recall 141,000 Chevrolet Bolts, a microcosm of the challenge GM faces as it aims to shift its production to all-electric.

Critically endangered tiger fatally shot at Florida zoo after biting man’s arm

The man, who worked for an external cleaning service at the Naples Zoo, ‘put his arm through the fencing’ of the enclosure.

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As U.S. pushes a shift toward electric cars, where should the chargers go?

The Biden administration sees the plug-in network as critical groundwork for cutting carbon emissions.
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Adrift: Communities on the front lines of pesticide exposure fight for change

Adrift: Communities on the front lines of pesticide exposure fight for change

Rural communities of color and farmworkers are disproportionately exposed to some of the most dangerous chemicals used in agriculture.

On the frontlines of pesticide exposure

On the frontlines of pesticide exposure

Despite decades of research linking pesticide drift to health harm, regulation remains weak and leaves the most vulnerable with few protections.

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California’s new pesticide notification system aims to protect public health. Will it work?

Community activists were instrumental in achieving the landmark program. But they worry it won’t go far enough to shield rural communities and farmworkers from pesticide harm.

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Mobilizing against pesticides from the ground up

Activists from two of California’s biggest agricultural regions describe the fight to protect communities and workers from pesticide exposure.

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.

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