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Aerial View of LA Neighborhoods Reveals Tree Disparities

Trees provide innumerable benefits to the communities where they are. From filtering the air and lowering temperatures through the shade they give to improving our health and property values. But, the benefits of trees aren't shared equally in Los Angeles. 

This story is part of a special report exploring tree canopies in Southern California. Learn more about tree canopy coverage and what local organizations are doing to encourage communities to participate in tree planting initiatives at kcet.org/treecanopies. 

 

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Environmental Justice

Exploring environmental justice with a dive into lead-contaminated communities; the effects of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill; and an interview with an African-American environmental leader.

 

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Balancing Act

In this episode, "Joshua Tree National Park" -- Are we loving our parks to death? The popularity of Joshua Tree area is bringing stress and damage to this beautiful park. "Frozen Garden" -- Can endangered plants be saved by freezing them? Can they survive super cold temperatures? Scientists at Huntington Gardens are hopeful. "Eco-Village Living" -- Can you live in harmony with nature in the middle of the city? A communal village in the middle of Koreatown has stood the test of time.

Source Image:  Alan Eng, some rights reserved

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On The Cutting Edge

A look into cutting-edge environmental practices at a farm where soil is king; a visit to an incubator for green business entrepreneurs; and a hopeful discussion with a climate scientist.

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Can L.A. County End Homelessness?

L.A. County voters approved a sales tax hike to fund services for the homeless. Can homelessness be solved? How will the money be spent? What are the real solutions to this crisis?

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