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Environment in the News

The outstanding research and scholarly work of WSU’s School of the Environment makes news and changes lives around the world.

Learn more about it in recent articles linked below.


Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Science

Coming in 2022 – Catherine Coleman Flowers

A prominent environmental and climate justice activist, Catherine Coleman Flowers is bringing important attention to the largely invisible problem of inadequate waste and water sanitation infrastructure in rural communities in the United States.
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Oct. 21, 2021 – David Treuer: “Modern Native America and Environmental Justice”

A best-selling author and expert in Native American life and history, David Treuer presented “Modern Native America and Environmental Justice: Changing the Narrative of Our American Moment” at Washington State University Vancouver and on YouTube.
Get more details and watch the recorded event.