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What We’re Reading: ‘Voluntary Rent,’ Outdoor Inclusivity and more

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See what stories caught our attention this week, from payments to First Nations to Californias first Black-led land trust.

What We’re Reading: An All-Female Rainforest Patrol, Crowdsourced Housing and More

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See what stories caught our attention this week, from an Ecuadorian patrol group to “community-owned cooperative real estate.”

What We’re Reading: Apple-Mapping, Wildlife Recovery and More

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See what stories have caught our attention this week, from an exploration of Britains apples to an intriguing conservation bill in the US.

What We’re Reading: Fine-Free Libraries, a New California Park and More

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See what stories have caught our attention — and learn what good news we’re celebrating at RTBC headquarters this week.

What We’re Reading: Waffle Gardens, Sign Language on TV and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from accessible kids’ programs to sustainable Indigenous practices.

What We’re Reading: Mapping Nature Access, Fighting Wildfires and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from neighborhood “NatureScores” to prescribed burns.

What We’re Reading: Climate Seniors’ Victory, Surging Solar and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from a landmark climate ruling to the encouraging rise in renewable energy in the US.

What We’re Reading: Sustainable Soccer, Curbing Deforestation and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from the carbon footprint of sporting events to the persistent problem of palm oil.

What We’re Reading: Eating Invasive Fish, Smart Densification and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from blue catfish filets to a lesson for New York’s housing crisis.

What We’re Reading: Bike Lanes, Dam Debates and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from the economics of cycling infrastructure to a contested waterway in Delaware.

What We’re Reading: Friendly Bus Drivers, Contraceptive Progress and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from parents stepping up as bus drivers to biodegradable birth control implants.

What We’re Reading: Environmental Justice, Ice Skating and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from cracking down on ecocide to a milestone for sports at HBCUs.

What We’re Reading: Ancient Crops, Caribbean Regreening and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from hardy grains in Scotland to reforestation in the Dominican Republic.

What We’re Reading: Scrappy Bookstores, Landscapes of Hope and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from a book bans boomerang effect to climate resilience plans.

What We’re Reading: Wise Water Use, Brighter Crosswalks and More

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Peek behind the curtain at what our team is reading and discussing this week.

What We’re Reading: Pedestrian-Friendly Paris, Hungry Otters and More

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Eavesdrop on our team’s ongoing conversation about solutions stories in the news.

What We’re Reading: ‘Living Room’ Libraries, Medical Debt Relief and More

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Find out what stories got our team’s wheels turning this week.

What We’re Reading: Skyscrapers Go Electric, ‘Uncropping’ Farmland and More

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You’re invited to read over our team’s shoulders in this week’s edition of our new series.

What We’re Reading: Vienna’s Housing Secrets, Alternative Travel and More

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In the latest edition of our new series, we offer a glimpse at what our team is reading and thinking about this week.

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