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Career Opportunity: Civic Engagement Coordinator

ACAT seeks a full-time Civic Engagement Coordinator to facilitate change through integrated voter engagement and achieving health-protective policies. Do you love working with your community to make Alaska a better place? ACAT is a non-profit environmental health and justice organization that works to eliminate exposure to toxics, build and strengthen the community and democracy. ACAT

Glyphosate – Bad for Weeds but Also Bad for People and Pets

"Do I love my lawn more than I love my family and my neighbors?" Gardening guru Jeff Lowenfels asks a good question in his weekly column:  "Do I love my (weed-free) lawn more than I love my family and my neighbors?" Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Round-Up and other weed-and-feed formulations, is deadly to dandelions

Help ACAT Celebrate Rachel Carson’s Birthday!

Virtual event will feature environmental justice activists from Alaska and around the world You can sign up here. Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring," an exposé of the link between toxic pesticide DDT and the decline in songbird populations and other environmental harms, is widely regarded as the impetus for the rise of the global environmental movement.