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World Gone Mad

World Gone Mad

Just when I think things can't get any worse, they get bigger. But at least the truth I used to keep at bay is hitting home.
Land Use in South L.A.: A Legacy of Environmental Crime

Land Use in South L.A.: A Legacy of Environmental Crime

The health and environmental challenges faced by South L.A. communities is tied to the history of 20th century race-based urban planning policies.
Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

These pieces of plastic, less than one millimeter in diameter, could eventually release toxins into our food chain system -- and perhaps eventually even in our bodies.
A Look Back at a Decade of Proposition O

A Look Back at a Decade of Proposition O

There is little question that Proposition O, which passed in 2004, has gone a long way toward changing a city's perspective on dealing with its water crisis -- but it didn't do so ...
Urban River Parkways are a Cost-Effective Cure for the Public Ill

Urban River Parkways are a Cost-Effective Cure for the Public Ill

A new study reveals the many health benefits associated with urban river parkways, such as what L.A. is trying to realize by the 51-mile Los Angeles River.
Ed Reyes River Greenway

Ed Reyes River Greenway

What happens when a street-end becomes a street haven that filters and cleans our stormwater? This park! Imagine one on every dead-end river street.
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