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Natural pipeline construction - Natural Gas Pipeline Density Higher Overall in More Vulnerable U.S. Counties - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 2, 2021

Natural Gas Pipeline Density Higher Overall in More Vulnerable U.S. Counties

The findings suggest counties that are more socially vulnerable are also at greater risk of facing water and air pollution, public health and safety issues, and other negative impacts associated with the pipelines. 

Join us for three seminars addressing the role of racial justice in geospatial analytics. At the end of the semester, the series will conclude with a panel discussion about the state of diversity, inclusion, and racial equity in academia.

Jan 21, 2021

Race and Place Seminar Series to Explore Role of Racial Justice in Geospatial Analytics

January through April, the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization will host a three-part Race and Place seminar series and panel discussion, intended to highlight research that contextualizes race by speaking to environmental justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in the geographical and geospatial sciences. 

Which NC flower are you, College of Natural Resources, Great Smokey Mountains, courtesy Chris Mobley

Dec 14, 2020

Nature Gap: Why Outdoor Spaces Lack Diversity and Inclusion

People of color may be far less likely to engage in outdoor recreation, largely due to historic and modern-day discrimination, but they have played a significant role — and still do — in public parks systems. 

Jocelyn Painter on boat - NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 10, 2020

NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies

Jocelyn Painter is giving North Carolina’s Native American tribes a seat at the governing table. 

The Arthur family arrives in Chicago - Study Spotlights Black Social Reformer, Parks and Rec Pioneer, on Chicago's South Side - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 8, 2020

Study Spotlights Black Social Reformer, Parks and Rec Pioneer, on Chicago’s South Side

In a new paper, researchers highlight the contributions of Ada S. McKinley to the parks and recreation and settlement house movements. 

Deja Perkins with Barn Swallow bird - Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 24, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding

Deja Perkins explores how environmental and social justice impacts birding and wildlife. 

A girls' overnight camp focused on environmental science and ecology - Black Ecologists Look to Offer Support, Recruit Next Generation - - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 12, 2020

Black Ecologists Look to Offer Support, Recruit Next Generation

An NC State ecologist is working to offer support and encouragement to Black professionals and students. 

Equity in Raleigh, Dr. Louie Rivers, NC State College of Natural Resources

Feb 24, 2020

Equity in Raleigh

Dr. Louie Rivers is bridging NC State and southeast Raleigh to better manage environmental justice issues. 

Construction equipment on a hill

Jan 23, 2020

NEPA Overhaul: Everything You Need to Know

If approved, the revisions could impact the accuracy of environmental reviews for infrastructure projects and result in disproportionate impacts to minority communities. 

Equitable Resilience: Developing Solutions to Urban Flooding in Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Watershed

Sep 30, 2019

Equitable Resilience: Developing Solutions to Urban Flooding in Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Watershed

Dr. Louie Rivers is working with residents to identify resourceful solutions everyone can agree on.