COVID-19 Lessons for Environmental Law and Policy

As I write this, COVID-19-related deaths have soared to over 185,000 in the United States and more than 835,000 globally. Scientists and public health experts agree that the data indicate  COVID-19 arose from a zoonotic source; that is, from animals to humans. Rabies,...

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Taking Action for Racial Justice

The ongoing protests and marches for racial justice, precipitated by the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and others, demonstrate the tragically overdue need to address the structural racism pervading this country and its policies and...

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The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day, expected to be celebratory, arrives at a somber moment. COVID-19 human tragedies continue to ravage communities, and UN Environment warns that “nature is sending us a message” we must heed to avoid future pandemics. This Earth Day...

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