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Elemental

Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

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Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Adam Loften
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In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Civil rights and social justice activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of unity is relevant more than ever today.
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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Investigating the Impacts of Palm Oil
Photo Essay
Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar. 
 

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Refugee's Story
Photo Essay
The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Photo Essay
Crossing Borders

These photographs depict refugees as they cross borders on their way to northern Europe.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Our Shared Humanity
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Citizen Photojournalism
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
On the Verge of Displacement
Photo Essay
The Geography of Poverty

Learn about poverty throughout California’s Central Valley with images, geolocation, and poverty data.

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Photo Essay
Kara Women Speak

The culture and livelihoods of Indigenous women of the Omo River Valley in Ethiopia are threatened due to a hydroelectric dam. 

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