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  • In rural California, a Liberian family finds an agricultural refuge

    In rural California, a Liberian family finds an agricultural refuge

    Guinda, California is home to an unusual multi-ethnic community with a rich African-American farming tradition.

  • The Bay Area Chevron explosion shows gaps in refinery safety

    The Bay Area Chevron explosion shows gaps in refinery safety

    Oil refineries pose serious health hazards for nearby residents as well as workers, as the recent explosion in Richmond and other incidents, like one in Sinclair, Wyo., have made clear.

  • Troubled Taos, torn apart by a battle over historic Hispano land grants

    Troubled Taos, torn apart by a battle over historic Hispano land grants

    A New Mexican town known for its art scene is home to a fractured community, where distrust of Anglo newcomers plays out in a fight over whether ancient deeds give Hispano old-timers a right to land.

  • Old West versus New West in Taos, N.M.

    Old West versus New West in Taos, N.M.

    When wandering newcomers and deep-rooted old-timers collide in the West, it gets difficult, especially in a place as culturally complex as northern New Mexico.

  • The foul air outside my window

    The foul air outside my window

    A small -- and impoverished -- tribe in Nevada suffers from the health impacts of a nearby pollution-spewing coal-fired power plant.

  • Greening a city ... and pushing other colors out

    Greening a city ... and pushing other colors out

    The proposed redevelopment of San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood worries its longtime black residents, who fear gentrification will drive them out.

  • Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Marcelo Bonta's Center for Diversity & the Environment works to bring people of color into the environmental movement.

  • Fields of dreams

    Fields of dreams

    "Farmworker Reality Tours" teach citizens about the lives of California's migrant farmworkers.

  • Breathing easy

    Breathing easy

    In West Oakland, Calif., the Breathmobile fights inner city asthma.

  • A mobile health solution

    A mobile health solution

    A day with the asthma-fighting crusaders of West Oakland, Calif.

  • The life and death of Desert Rock

    The life and death of Desert Rock

    The Navajo Nation's proposed 1,500-megawatt coal plant always rested on shaky ground. Now, it may collapse entirely.

  • Into the wild

    Into the wild

    Rue Mapp's group Outdoor Afro encourages black people to explore nature and learn about things like bird-watching.

  • Urban habitat

    Urban habitat

    The ups and downs of an Audubon nature center in the middle of low-income urban L.A.

  • Sinclair flare up

    Sinclair flare up

    The Sinclair, Wyo., oil refinery has long been one of the state's most notorious polluters, but until recently, no one seemed to care.

  • Just journalism, or hegemonic narrative?

    Just journalism, or hegemonic narrative?

    Sofia Martinez responds to High Country News' coverage of environmental justice in Albuquerque's Mountain View neighborhood.

  • The Forgotten Mesa

    The Forgotten Mesa

    Without basic services, life on Pajarito Mesa is all about surviving.

  • The Shot Heard Round the West

    The Shot Heard Round the West

    Twenty years after the SouthWest Organizing Project accused conservation groups of ignoring environmental justice, diversity in the movement remains elusive.

  • 'The environment ... is where we live'

    'The environment ... is where we live'

    A group of determined activists in Mountain View, N.M., fights for environmental justice in a poor and polluted neighborhood.

  • The Group of 10 respond

    Two decades after the SWOP letter, the big environmental groups report their progress on the issue of environmental justice.

  • Dueling Claims

    Dueling Claims

    A tribal attempt to protect New Mexico's Mount Taylor sparks a bitter struggle over uranium mining, religious differences and claims to an ancient landscape.

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