Everyone deserves clean air, but unfortunately, that's hard to come by if you live in a community that's beset on all sides by polluting factories and waste facilities. We really have the opportunity to stop the cycle of environmental injustice in our communities by supporting bills like A2212 which could ultimately limit the placement of these harmful facilities in these places.
Another #MeetMayaMonday here. Maya rarely stands still in her daily life so being in one place during #quarantine is quite the adjustment. But Maya has her balance board and her special desk to make this new routine enjoyable on the daily. While looking out onto her native plant garden, Maya doesn't just work from an ordinary desk. A special gift from her husband Dave, this desk is made by a special artist out of the ancient Alligator Juniper tree.
"The average flow of the Colorado River has declined nearly 20 percent over the past century, half of which is because of warming temperatures, scientists say. With the region’s snowpack shrinking and melting earlier, the ground absorbs more heat — and more of the precious water evaporates."