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    Uncontrolled Chemical Releases: A Silent, Growing Threat

    Fellow Kimberley Rain Miner on how we can control the underappreciated hazards natural disasters pose

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    Foundation's new Executive Director starts

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Reed to her new role as our Executive Director.

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  • Switzer Fellows in the News

    Bradman and Klein author pesticide study

    Pesticide levels in four families dropped up to 95% within one week on an organic diet.

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Leadership Story

By providing a feminist history of the National School Lunch Program, Jennifer Gaddis recasts the humble school lunch as an important and often overlooked form of public care. Through vivid narration and moral heft, her new book, The Labor of Lunch, offers a stirring call to action and a blueprint for school lunch reforms capable of delivering a healthier, more equitable, caring, and sustainable future.

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Jul 21, 2019
New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only...Read more >
Jul 8, 2019
The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument in the ocean off New England because of the area's importance to seabirds, especially colorfully...Read more >
Jul 8, 2019
Wood frogs lie frozen in suspended animation. Salamanders wait below the frost line for the signal to return where they were born. A trifecta of thawing ground, favorable temperature and rain cues...Read more >
Jul 8, 2019
Fellow Kristen Pratt Kalaman has joined the team at Resource Innovations. As their new Program Manager she will be focused on income-qualified energy efficiency programs in northern Illinois in...Read more >

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