The Mississippi Delta refers to land that lies between the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers, in northwest Mississippi, as well as parts of Arkansas and Louisiana. The Arkansas Delta extends along the Mississippi River from Eudora to Blytheville to Little Rock.
We sat down with the disaster researcher to discuss her forthcoming book, Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis.
The winter storm revealed the fragility of rural and urban water systems. Biden’s new infrastructure plan could help improve them — but it’s only a…
Wood pellet manufacturing plants have underreported emissions at plants throughout the South, which are most often in Black and low-income communities.
A state-by-state rundown of major races and ballot measures, plus resources to check out before heading to the polls.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority…
Do you have questions about challenging pipeline projects? Ask us!
Farmers, activists and city planners nationwide are pivoting in light of the pandemic’s impact on food access. In Mississippi, that also means restoring a fraught…
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.
Devastating flooding has revived talk of a controversial infrastructure project in the Mississippi Delta, but it might not help the communities that need it most.
A dearth in representation on co-op boards has left rural, black communities without a voice.