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Environmental Justice for All

   “Pollution-by-zip code” has been practiced for more than half a century by some of America’s largest industries, and by the regulatory agencies that are charged with their permitting and oversight. Communities of color, tribal and indigenous communities, and economically depressed areas long have been targeted as sites for chemical plants, refineries, pipelines, landfills – the kinds of enterprises that generate toxic waste. 


Building the Whale Trail

Take a journey along the whale trail to encounter the majesty of orca whales. Barbara Lloyd McMichael has written an outstanding feature article about Donna Sandstrom, who was appointed by Washington Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the Southern Resident Orca Task Force. In this instance, “Southern Residents” refers to an extended orca clan, comprising several pods, that sometimes travel together in the Pacific Northwest.  Donna Sandstrom is also the executive director of The Whale Trail, a nonprofit that encourages whale-watching from shoreline sites. 


PR for People The Connector October 2019

In the October issue of the Connector, we journey along the whale trail to encounter the majesty of orca whales.


The Mars Effect

Meet Mars, a graffiti artist from Johannesburg, South Africa, who shares his process for using recycled glass to make amazing art!


Toward an Ecological Way of Death

Toward an Ecological Way of Death...Our traditional funeral practices are ecologically unsound and wasteful. We can do much better.