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Environmental justice and environmental racism

This is a topic-guide for environmental justice and environmental racism. Inside it you will find brief introductions to the topic, helpful videos, suggested readings, and links to Iowa State University Library resources.


The act of farming changes the landscape and it's people. Environmental justice and racism intersect with agriculture through labor exploitation, toxin and carcinogen exposure, access to food, and agricultural run-off and waste.

Suggested Resources

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Megan O'Donnell
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