COVID-19 outbreaks seized the farmworker community last year. The state is finally stepping up with the help of nonprofits and local health departments.
Local officials are working to inform the public while still recovering from 2020’s record-breaking season—all on tight budgets.
Billions of Brood X cicadas are above ground for the first time in 17 years. After the pandemic, it feels especially symbolic.
Yesenia Cuello was raised a first-generation American near the tobacco field where she toiled as a kid. Now she’s leading a fight for the protections she needed. This story is published in partnership with Enlace Latino NC. Léalo en Español en Enlace Latino NC. When Yesenia Cuello was 17, she took a photo. In it, […]
Victoria Bouloubasis will cover the intersection of environmental issues and economic mobility in Latinx, immigrant, and refugee communities in North Carolina.
New USPS data tells a story about climate change and displacement.
Children with dangerous levels of lead in their bodies live in parts of Jackson with documented lead-in-water spikes, a Southerly analysis shows.