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A breakthrough for mobile air quality data – and 3 deceptively tough challenges that paved the way

With these groundbreaking insights, we can scale up mobile sensing technology to track and map pollutants in cities everywhere.

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How a tech startup and nimble non-profit exposed toxic releases during the Houston flood

As federal and state agencies failed to monitor air pollution after Hurricane Harvey, we measured and mapped a leaking carcinogen in real time.

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Interior Department celebrates sage grouse anniversary with changes to plans

To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the sage grouse conservation plans – the largest landscape-level conservation effort ever undertaken that involved years of collaboration and hard work by 11 western states and their governors, multiple federal agencies and stakeholders throughout t

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New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

Sarah Graddy

A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about wild lands threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and coal.

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The list is out: Trump administration wants to gut protections for these public lands

We finally have a list of some of the places where the Trump administration will move to roll back protections under its “review” of wildlands and cultural sites protected by the Antiquities Act. 

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