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Environmental Justice Activism

“Leadership is rooted not in power and authority, but in service and wisdom” 

-Kimmerer, in Braiding Sweetgrass, Pg. 21
(cited below)

Featured Resources by Source Type: Activism

Featured Organizations & Online Resources

Featured Articles 

Use the links below to find articles from different publication types.

Reference Articles

These background or overview articles are useful for defining and understanding the history and key concepts of a topic. They come from subject-specific books and reports and aim to help you understand the basics. Find more articles like these in the databases Gale Ebooks, Opposing Viewpoints, or CQ Researcher.

Popular Source Articles

These kinds of articles are from mainstream publications like the "Washington Post," "The Atlantic," or other publications aimed at the general public., as well as a wide variety of websites, both commercial, educational, and governmental. Find more sources like this in Academic Search Complete, ProQuest  Combined, or Science In Context.

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Scholarly Articles

Scholarly journal articles are written by scholars/experts/researchers for others in their field with the aim of sharing, reviewing, and building new information. These publications can give us insight into the ways that environmental justice topics are being studied at a research-based, academic levels. Find more articles like these in ProQuest Combined, Agricola, OR Global Issues in Context. 

Featured Videos

There are some DVDs you can check out from the library on environmental topics as well. The links here, however, are largely for online videos as there are so many great organizations with content. Streaming education films can also be searched in the database Films on Demand, linked in the "Digging Deeper in Your Research" tab of this guide, or from the library's homepage.

Source: "How to Save Our Planet " by WWF International, is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

Featured Podcasts

Linked below are some well-known podcasts pertaining to climate change and other environmental issues

Sources used on this page:

Kimmerer, R. (2013). Braiding sweetgrass : Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants. Milkweed Editions. 

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Activists to Know

Activists to Know

The activists linked below are just a start. You can also search the library's collection for resources about these activists.

You can help us compile a more robust list by sending us your suggestions!

Books by or About EJ Activist 

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