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Research says children suffered physical and mental health as a result of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history

A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010 near New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo illustration. Photo: Handout/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

Most of the company’s highly polluting fulfillment centers are in communities of color

Photo: Don Emmert/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

Even on relatively clean air days, the air they breathe is disproportionately worse

A shot of Salt Lake City’s skyline in a purple hue.
A shot of Salt Lake City’s skyline in a purple hue.
Photo illustration; Image source: George Frey/Stringer/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

Facilities and warehouses for online delivery companies frequently end up in communities of color

A purple filtered photo of a stack of boxes with an angry Amazon face on them at a protest.
A purple filtered photo of a stack of boxes with an angry Amazon face on them at a protest.
Photo illustration; Image source: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

Indigenous people all over the world face similar environmental health hazards

Photo illustration; Image source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

In the midst of the pandemic, a planned demolition sent up clouds of pollution in the ‘Mexico of the Midwest’

Photo illustration. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images


Compounds once thought indestructible were successfully broken down

Photo: Franck Fife/Getty Images


Black in the Time of Climate Change

Detroit’s most vulnerable residents face inequalities like toxic air, lead poisoning, and water shutoffs


300 million golf balls are lost every year

Photo: Matthew Savoca


And more questions on the future of plastic and the environment

Credit: Barcroft Media/Getty Images

How much plastic is there in the world?

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