One-Fourth of Humanity Needs to Read This Post

You’ve heard about melting ice caps in the North Pole and doomed King Penguins in the South Pole, but what about the impact of climate change on the “Third Pole”? A 600-page report released this month by more than 200 … Continue reading One-Fourth of Humanity Needs to Read This Post

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Protecting Local Journalism and Our Democracy

The newspaper industry is losing jobs faster than the coal mining industry. Here's what you can do about it.

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Meet Lily: A New Friend for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Sesame Workshop recently launched a new initiative to offer help and hope to the growing number of young children across the United States who are experiencing homelessness.

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Finding Hope in a Thicket of Bad News

Good news in the fight against climate change: 34 governors have pledged to work with Indigenous Peoples and local communities to conserve forests.

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Bright Spots Lighting Up the Nation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize helps elevate communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health. Here's what makes it special.

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Burning Forests Protects Salmon—and Other Lessons I Learned from the Yurok

In advance of an international climate change summit, Wanda Bautista accompanied a group of communicators and indigenous leaders from more than 30 countries on a trip to the Yurok Reservation in northern California. Here, she reflects on what she learned.

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Learning the Subway Was Easy. Finding a New Doctor Was a Different Story.

Everyone deserves a doctor who puts their needs first. But good doctors can be hard to find.

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Burness Proudly Supports Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press is a bedrock principle of democracy. Our work shows why each of us must do our part to protect it.

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Go On A Field Trip

Field trips shouldn't just be for kids. Sometimes it's necessary for us to step out of the office to really connect with and understand the issues we work on.

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It’s Time for Businesses to Step Up

Burness and other local businesses are fighting hunger in Montgomery County, Maryland. Join us.

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