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Teamsters Get Into Environmental Justice

The Brotherhood of Teamsters, the century-old union with a membership of over 1.4 million, is lending its voice to help a Missouri community…
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Beauty and the Beast: Our Love For Plastic Has a Dark Side

When waste is not managed properly, it becomes a lasting issue with consequences that know no bounds. Kelsey Gaude, a graduate student at…
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Food 2.0: More Plants, Less Meat

While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050,…
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From Jail, Ammon Bundy Still Promotes Land-Grab Agenda

Residence behind bars can't stop Ammon Bundy. From his cell, he continues to advocate for decontrol of federal lands and promote the Koch…
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Oregon Takeover Update: Birders Win, Thugs Lose

Ammon Bundy's "Oregon occupation" was a spectacular failure, but his loss is a gain for the conservation movement.
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3 Ways You Can Help Combat the Climate Crisis

Although the situation can sometimes feel daunting and beyond repair, there are a few simple, concrete actions we can take to minimize the…
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Hillary Clinton Gets Real About Lead Poisoning

On the heels of the Flint water crisis, former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton outlined a realistic plan for reducing…

Healthcare Initiative is Changing the Way Hospitals Do Business

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative is a national call for health systems to improve patient care and cut costs by changing the way they…
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Ecology and Economics: Oikos 101

What do ecology and economics have in common? A great deal, as it turns out, including the same Greek root, oikos. Tracing this…
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New Earthquake Report = More Hurt for U.S. Fracking Industry

A new report totes up the potential earthquake risk from fracking and other oil and gas operations in Oklahoma, Texas and other states.
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Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn’t: Releases Map of Indonesia Forest Concessions

The map was no easy effort, with Greenpeace Indonesia staff digitizing paper maps and PDF files that they collected from numerous companies.
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The Face Behind Your Food: Three Farmworkers Share Their Stories

Lupita López Dearcia Comitán is a farmworker in Sonora, Mexico.  She’s forty-four years old, has five children, and just so happens to grow…
A protester holds a sign during Occupy Wall Street, the arguable start of the '1 percent' mantra.

The Quick & Dirty: We Are The 1 Percent

We in sustainability or even broader strategy or communications might not all be in the financial 1 percent (but close or very fast…
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Friends and Foes Alike ‘Stunned’ as Feds Nix Natural Gas Terminal in Oregon

In a stunning move, permission for a proposed liquified natural gas export terminal in Oregon has been denied by the Federal Energy Regulatory…
Miller Center executive director Thane Kreiner posing with young social entrepreneurs in West Africa.

Social Entrepreneurship and Development: Observations from West Africa

Thane Kreiner of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University recently returned from a trip to Ghana and Sierra Leone.…
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