The current inequality in tree cover in the city of Rochester is easy to observe, but how did it come to be that way?
Environment & Climate
Reporter Justin Murphy used unique data sources and a range of other records to analyze the history of Rochester’s tree cover. Here’s how he did it.
The future of transportation in Fresno County rests largely with Measure C, a local sales tax that is expected to raise more than $6.8 billion for roads, highways, and public transit over the next 30 years.
Trees mean more to us than simply the sum of their biological value. Each of us has individual trees that have been meaningful in our lives.
‘Mochilas llenas de piedras’: Cómo un distrito maneja el trauma que los niños indocumentados traen a la escuela
El número de niños que cruza la frontera sur está aumentando otra vez. El Condado de Prince George los ayuda a sobrellevar la situación y a aprender
A year and a half after COVID-19 outbreaks tore through many of the nation's meatpacking plants, workers and their towns are still working on ways to enhance safety.
Part 4: In rural Alaska, COVID-19 evokes memories of a past pandemic — and shapes preparations for the next one
The 1918 influenza epidemic is still remembered keenly in parts of rural Alaska.
As Omicron Variant Emerges, Issues With Porta-Potties and Sinks For Homeless Persist Despite L.A.’s Intent To Do Better
Part six of a 20-month long investigation looking into hygiene stations that the City of Los Angeles distributed to homeless encampments.
Faced with daunting gaps in water and sewer systems, some Alaska Native communities are thinking small.
Part 1: For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer service means more health risks
Many residents of rural Alaska suffer higher rates of illnesses because they lack basic infrastructure.