Areas lacking easy access to affordable staple foods can signal larger long-term problems, including environmental ones. Simple interactive maps can play a key role in engaging your community.
People & Population
Are Peak Oil, the subprime mortgage mess and generational shifts ending Americans' love affair with the suburbs? That's what some high-profile urban planning types are postulating.
If you cover transportation or urban sprawl, keep an eye out for this year's Texas Transportation Institute mobility study.
Mexico released a report condemning the border fence along the U.S. border as environmentally destructive.
Key resources of studies and statistics for human angles on environmental stories.
Disasters create hundreds of thousands of environmental refugees in U.S and the World.
Displaced people from disasters, climate change pose international social, economic and security threats
E-refugees grow in numbers, reflect threats to safety, security.
An extensive report on the growing threats posed to the Colorado River system by climate change, drought, and increasing population is scheduled to be released Feb. 21, 2007.