What’s a Fenceline Community?

What’s a Fenceline Community?

A fenceline community is a neighborhood immediately adjacent to highly polluting facilities (such as oil refineries, chemical factories, concrete factories, industrial parks, military bases, or other large manufacturing facilities) and is directly affected by the...
State of Finance for Nature

State of Finance for Nature

The State of Finance for Nature annual report series tracks finance flows to nature-based solutions (NbS) and compares them to the finance needed to maximise the potential of Nature based Solutions to help tackle climate, biodiversity and degradation challenges. For...
Featured Connection: Geological Oceanography

Featured Connection: Geological Oceanography

The Last Unexplored Frontier The ocean contains 99% of the living space on earth, but less than 10% has been explored. We actually know more about the surface of Mars than we do about the deepest parts of the ocean. So, when it comes to unexplored frontiers, our vote...
Finding a Research Program for the Summer

Finding a Research Program for the Summer

The Ocean Connect website contains two great databases – the Opportunities Database and the Current Research Database (https://www.ocean-connect.org/resources/). The Opportunities Database contains information on a wide range of ocean-related programs available...
The Week in Climate Change News

The Week in Climate Change News

A (non-comprehensive) list of interesting and relevant climate change, climate policy, and environmental justice stories. Amazon rainforest could reach ‘tipping point’ by 2050, scientists warn. ‘We need to respond now,’ says author of study that says crucial forest...
Advancing Racial Equity Across the Water Sector

Advancing Racial Equity Across the Water Sector

The US Water Alliance has developed a Racial Equity Toolkit to enable water utilities to work to improve their racial equity practices. For too long, the water sector has been operating within systems in which race is a predictor of water access, affordability,...