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A Beach Cleanup Crew Is Tracking Which Brands Are Plastic Pollution’s Worst Offenders

The goal is to reduce trash before it ever ends up on our coastlines
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This Artist Enlisted Female Inmate Firefighters for a Show About Our Fragile Environment

Kim Abeles and the women of Camp 13 collaborated on Valises for Camp Ground
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Can We Ever Bring Native Fish Back to the L.A. River?

Environmentalists are reluctantly hopeful that we'll see OG river dwellers once again
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No, L.A. Is Not a Desert

The new book This Is (Not) L.A. takes L.A. cliches and turns them on their heads
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Can Angelenos and Coyotes Coexist?

Whether you see them as nuisances or neighbors, coyotes aren’t going anywhere
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L.A. Used to Have Discernible Seasons—I Swear

Intensifying, seemingly perpetual heat can make native Angelenos second guess their childhood memories
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Two of the Worst Fires in California History Are Burning Right Now

The Mendocino Fire is now considered the largest in state history; the Carr fire is close behind

Pieces of Southern California’s Wildfire-Ravaged Landscape Have Become Haunting Sculptures

Artist Darren Sarkin's charred-wood sculptures are meditations on rebirth