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highres_camillaandersen_stat_sami03-1024x819Climate Change and Mental Health in the Arctic

In a Land of Thundering Reindeer, Suicide Stalks the Indigenous Sami, STAT News (republished by PBS NewsHour)
Anguish in the Scandinavian Arctic [podcast], GroundTruth Project
> Protecting Indigenous Tradition in the Arctic, GroundTruth Project

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Warming Signs, Paste Magazine

Is Climate Change to Blame for Antarctica’s Meltdown?
Climate Change Means More Mosquito-borne Illnesses Like Zika
> Why Are Governments Killing Environmentalists?
Corralling Cattle Emissions Could Help Save the Planet

Climate tracker

Paris Agreement on Climate Change

A Super-Nerdy Insurance Plan Could Save Countries From Damage Caused by Climate Change, Quartz
> Man-Made “Wind Trees” Will Finally Make It Possible to Power Homes Using Turbines, Quartz
> A Tiny Forest Tribe Built a DIY Drone From YouTube to Fight Off Illegal Loggers, Quartz
> Corking Climate Change: Sustainable Practices Bear Fruit in Champagne Production, The Guardian
> Lost in the Labyrinth of the Paris Climate Talks? Follow a Climate Tracker, Fusion
> The Silent March for Change, GroundTruth Project

SnapshotOther Features

> How Camera Traps Are Revealing a Rich, Hidden World of Wildlife, Earther
> In Hawaii, Distant Galaxies Confront Indigenous Lands in Quest for World’s Largest Telescope, Fusion
Watermen Go From Harvesting Oysters to Hauling Tourists, The Washington Post
> Police Turn to New DNA-Powered Technology in Hopes of Finding Killer, The Washington Post
> In the D.C. Area, Carpooling “Slugs” Ride Fast and Free, Grist
> Life in the Slug Lane, Washingtonian
Got Food Scraps? Hail a ‘Compost Cab’, Grist
> Bikes Are Green, But in the Red, China Dialogue

Natural Disasters

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Volcanic Eruptions
The ‘Anticipatory Anxiety’ of Waiting for Disaster, The Atlantic
> Hawaii’s Epic Lava Leak Could Bring New Life to the Big Island’s Waters, The Atlantic

Earthquakes
> Facebook and the Illusion of Safety, The Atlantic
> In Nepal’s Capital, Plumes From Pyres and Pleas From Quake Survivors, The Washington Post
What Nepal’s Earthquake Felt Like From a Hotel in Kathmandu, The Washington Post
> Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Expected to Rise Sharply, The Guardian
> In Tent City in Kathmandu, People Scavenge for Food and Water, USA Today
> Two Survivors Pulled From Rubble 5 Days After Nepal Quake, USA Today
Nepal’s Earthquake Still Causes Me Tremors, USA Today
> Nepal’s Progress on Health Violently Set Back by Massive Quake, Humanosphere
The Struggle to Get Aid to Quake Survivors in Nepal, Humanosphere

Health & Development

chemonicsTop US Government Aid Partner to Pay $500k Damages to African American Job Applicants, The Guardian
She Found Relief for PTSD With a Different Kind of Therapy. But Does It Work? The Washington Post
Indian Baby Showers Add Iron-Rich Nutritional Gift, Women’s eNews
In India, Daughters-in-Law Encouraged to Speak Up, Women’s eNews
Hungry for Change, China Dialogue

Subcultures & Lifestyle

Vice yo-yoHow DC’s Ganjapreneurs Are Working Around the Law with Marijuana Edibles, Vice
Why Some Breweries Intentionally Limit Their Beer Supply, Vice
Walking the Dog Slowly: Yo-Yo’s Quest for Legitimacy, Vice
> Rapper’s Delight, Maryland Life
> Dover Native Smith Shooting for the Top, Delaware State News
> Wagtime in D.C., a Doggie Day Care/Salon That Helps Find Rescue Dogs New Homes, The Washington Post
> Live from Bronycon!, Slate and Bitch magazine
> D.C. ‘Bronies’ Feel the Love and Friendship of ‘My Little Pony’, The Washington Post (republished in the Denver Post)
> Virginia Man Immersed in the World of Competitive Guppy Breeding, The Washington Post

Reviews & Essays

Green Girl> I am a contributor to Book Riot; see all of my posts here.
In Kate Zambreno’s ‘Green Girl,’ a Young American Wanders Through London, The Washington Post
Facing the Beast: On Anxiety and Sisterhood, The Toast
Why Would a Nice Girl Like Me Date an Inmate?, Slate
CEO and Pregnant; Yahoo! But Wait a Minute . . . Women’s eNews; also published on UPI.com
Color Lines Create Widest Pay Gaps, Women’s eNews
There and Back Again, Land That I Live
A Dreamer of the Golden Dream, Land That I Live
The Men and Memories of Route 10, Land That I Live

Fiction

District Lines> “Desi Wok,” District Lines volume 2

> “Invisible,” Magical: An Anthology of Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and Other Magical Fiction

> “Bellyful,” Abundant Grace

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