Tag Archive for: toxins

Legislating for Children

We talked to Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn (DFL–District 49B) about the status of legislation focused on children and families.

Ecolution #3: Air Quality in Minnesota

The #EcolutionCollective is a newsletter series in four weekly installments focused on different topics. In November and December 2020, we are focusing on Air Quality in Minnesota.

Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

Silent Spring

It truly is, for some, a Silent Spring. As I write this…

Failing Mothers and Children

“For Black women in America, an inescapable atmosphere of societal and systemic racism can create a kind of toxic physiological stress resulting in conditions, including hypertension and pre-eclampsia, that lead directly to higher rates of infant and maternal death.” — Linda Villarosa

Environmental Justice in North Minneapolis

Photo by Sarah Whiting Tishawn Penny is energetic; she gives…

CEED: Seeding Environmental Justice

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by…

Kitchen-table activism

The Women’s Environmental Institute hopes to educate, mobilize & affect change with pointed questions about toxins in our neighborhoods, homes and food.