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Inside the fight to give Florida rivers legal rights
A network of environmentalists has helped more than a dozen counties and cities introduce “rights of nature," but the movement faces pushback from lawmakers and lobbyists.
Floods inundating Appalachian communities are ‘public health nightmares’
Residents say flooding emergencies highlight the urgency of long-overlooked regional needs like infrastructure investment.
The longleaf pine was nearly wiped out 100 years ago. Can Southern landowners help it make a comeback?
The future of longleaf pine forests, which are critical to biodiversity, depends on landowners protecting and maintaining them through prescribed burning.
Experts, lawyers, and residents argue that affordable housing communities should be built with environmental justice and climate change in mind.
Join journalists, community leaders, and folks from across the county for a conversation about media coverage, the stories important to you, and the future of rural North Carolina.
This West Virginia town is a Superfund site. The booming outdoor industry doesn’t want to talk about it.
Minden residents are still searching for answers about PCB contamination while a new outdoor recreation economy is being built around them.
This eastern North Carolina community wants worthwhile economic development. Instead, it could be getting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Residents say federal agencies and contractors have left them in the dark about public health risks related to a Superfund site.
The Longs are multigenerational Indigenous farmers in the South. Like most farmers, they need on-the-ground support from extension agents.