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Why housing security is key to environmental justice

Housing is crucial for good health, but it's not just what's inside the home that matters.

Since 2018, I can often be found at our local community center—listening, learning, sharing, and strategizing around the table with community members on ways to push the city for more affordable housing and prevent the displacement of neighborhood residents.

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¿Por qué la seguridad de la vivienda es clave para la justicia ambiental?

Desde 2018, a menudo se me puede encontrar en nuestro centro comunitario local, escuchando, aprendiendo, compartiendo y elaborando estrategias en torno a la mesa con miembros de la comunidad sobre formas de impulsar la ciudad para obtener viviendas más asequibles y evitar el desplazamiento de los residentes del vecindario.

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Peter Dykstra: Environmental "solutions" too good to be true

From leaded gas to plastic packaging — all too often we “solve” health and environment problems only to learn we’ve created bigger ones.

Green beauty product testing finds more than 60% have PFAS indicators

“Time and again, you see that PFAS are everywhere in products where they shouldn't be.”

How environmental justice work takes a toll on people of color

From discrimination and a lack of staff diversity to witnessing communities like yours harmed, environmental justice work is an emotional and physical struggle.

Mental health and sustainable healthcare

An unlikely pairing offers potential for discovery and insight.

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

For years Americans have been warned about the dangers of pollution and climate change but one effect is neglected: impacts to our brains.

Plastic additive increases breast cancer relapse, mortality: New science

DEHP, a phthalate used to make IV bags and tubing pliable, increases breast cancer mortality and relapse risk, a new study warns

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