News Coverage


21 March 2023

THE WASHINGTON POST: Biden Sets Protections for a Half-Million Acres in Texas and Nevada

President Biden on Tuesday designated two new national monuments, making nearly 514,000 acres off-limits to development as part of his pledge to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. The president signed…
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03 March 2023

THE HILL: Is Environmental Justice Momentum Slowing?

It is widely recognized that the mainstream environmental movement has historically dismissed the leadership and concerns of communities of color in the U.S., and internationally, in the Global South. Three years ago, the murder of…
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27 February 2023

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: MANO Internships Broaden Horizons for NM Latinos

More than 200 young U.S. Latinos completed internships last year, which could lead to jobs historically difficult for them to access. Unpaid positions sometimes lead to permanent jobs but can be challenging for first-generation college…
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20 February 2023

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Poll: AZ Voters Worried About Water, Support Cleaner Energy

The 13th annual 'Conservation in the West' poll shows Arizonans are seriously concerned about the state's water situation, and that they support habitat and wildlife protection and prioritize expanding clean energy. Arizona is one of…
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17 February 2023

AZ CENTRAL: AZ Voters Support Expanding Access to Natural Spaces for Underserved Communities

A majority of Arizona voters say they care about increasing access to natural spaces for lower-income populations and communities of color, a new bipartisan poll revealed. In the survey, 72% of respondents said ensuring marginalized…
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16 February 2023

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Poll: Westerners Remain Strongly Supportive of Conservation Issues

Climate change, pollution, effects from oil and gas drilling and a strong concern for protecting drinking water are just some of the issues New Mexicans cited as top concerns in a new conservation poll. The…
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