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Join us online Saturday, June 15 at 3pm for our next Distinguished Speaker

Jennifer Ackerman: What an Owl Knows: The new science of the world’s most enigmatic birds

An instant New York Times bestseller, What An Owl Knows is an exciting exploration of the new science of owls and an investigation into why these ...

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As a lifelong Ohio resident and as a community organizer concerned about people and nature this film haunts me every time I watch it. Watching it with FaCt members on April 13 was no different.

The film depicts the case taken on by Cincinnati attorney, Rob Billot, representing local community members in West Virginia against the DuPont Corporation ...

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Dr. Pokladnik's article was originally published in Ohio ...

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A “sacrifice zone” is a region, state, or community that is thrown under the bus of progress, for the greater good of those driving the bus. The term first appeared during the energy crisis of the 1970s, to describe areas sacrificed to meet the energy needs of the country. Examples of classic sacrifice zones were the uranium mining areas of the West, ...

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Niagara Falls, New York

From 1942 to 1953, the Hooker Chemical Corporation, as well as the city of Niagara Falls and the United States Army, began using a partially dug canal as a chemical waste dump. Hundreds of barrels of toxic chemicals were buried in the enormous canal; ten feet deep, sixty feet wide, and three thousand ...

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Distinguished Speaker Series

Justin Nobel holds a Master of Science in Journalism and Master of Arts in Earth & Environmental Science from Columbia University, with a focus on alternative energy, biodiversity, disease ecology, and journalism. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Earth and Environmental Science from Duke University.

As an investigative journalist, ...


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