Environmental Justice

Agents of Change 2020-2021 Fellowship

Amplifying neglected voices in environmental health

Agents of Change is an ongoing series featuring the stories, analyses and perspectives of next generation environmental health leaders who come from historically under-represented backgrounds in science and academia.

20 miles away. A world apart.

July 15, 2020
Professor Natalia Deeb-Sossa addresses issues faced by Mexican farmworker mothers by connecting with the community of Knights Landing to advocate for educational rights and establish health clinics in the town. 

Air Quality Impacts Early Brain Development

June 17, 2020
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for changes in brain development relevant to neurodevelopmental disorders. Their study, based on rodent models, corroborates previous epidemiological evidence showing this association.

Evolution and Ecology Seminar with Dr. Kari Norgaard

Dr. Norgaard is a community engaged scholar whose work addresses critical environmental justice issues including food sovereignty, settler colonialism and climate adaptation. Her work with the Karuk Tribe is particularly notable.

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