The relationship between flood risk and environmental justice has received increasing media and scholarly attention in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, drawing the nation’s attention to the potential for inequitable distribution of flood risk along lines of race, class, and other markers of social marginality. Despite the national attention directed towards southeastern Louisiana, very little research or public awareness exists regarding flood risk and environmental justice within one of the nation’s most flood-prone regions: California’s Central Valley. Preliminary, but limited, data and research suggest that a significant correlation may exist between social...
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I wrote back in June (how time flies!) about our new process for featuring Fellows, and now I'm happy to say that the first part of the vision is complete. Today we launched the new format for Switzer Network News pieces on our website with a profile of Chuck Striplen (2003) and his work with the San Francisco Estuary Institute.
The new format allows us to accomplish several goals:
- Feature a Fellow in a professionally produced...