New research uses 133 million tweets to analyze how racially segregated many cities in the United States continue to be.
Feb. 16, 2021 • ~9 min
Parents from diverse backgrounds want more than playgrounds and green spaces in their parks. They want safety, too.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
"As neighborhoods gentrify, when poor people can no longer remain in their neighborhoods and move, there are fewer affordable neighborhoods."
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
Light pollution in what is home to some of the darkest night skies in the continental US may change the dynamics between mule deer and cougars.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
Asphalt is a significant source of air pollutants in urban areas, especially on hot and sunny days, researchers report.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
"New Deal housing policies encouraged racial segregation and their substantial impact on American cities and towns can still be seen today."
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~5 min
Researchers urge more focus the environmental impact of racism, including on ecosystems, plants, and animals. They say those effects also harm human health.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
A new study quantifies the effect air pollution has on human life expectancy around the world. It's not good news, researchers report.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
Demolishing abandoned houses may help whole neighborhoods by getting people to do a better job maintaining their own properties, a new study shows.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~4 min
There are big gaps between urban and rural care for strokes in the US, new research shows. In remote areas, death rates are 21% higher than in cities.
June 26, 2020 • ~8 min