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I. The Problem

Communities lack access to the tools and techniques needed to participate in decisions being made about their communities, especially when facing environmental hazards.

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II. The Collaboration

We are an open network of community organizers, educators, technologists and researchers working to create low cost solutions for monitoring air, water and land.

Discover, collaborate on, and contribute to locally important matters with the support of a global community.

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III. The Solution

Join us today, as we work together to build and inspire a community of DIY activists and explorers using simple tools to build a growing body of data about our local environments.

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Have been in St. Louis for three years for my master of landscape architecture in Washington Univ...

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Since January, 2016 the Public Lab River Rat Pack (led by Architect and Assistant Professor Derek...

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The second section of the new DIY Oil Testing Booklet, which we’re highlighting this week, is foc...

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This blog post is the beginning of an article pu...

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Call for input on upcoming Rich Editor and Rich Wiki projects for

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Hi, all - we're launching a new project for the website to completely revise the re...

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Environmental Justice and Substantive Policies

by stevie over 2 years ago | 2 | 900 | 2

_The image above is from President Clinton's signing of "Executive Order 12898, an historic direc...

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by mlamadrid over 2 years ago | 0 | 668 | 0

This is an article by Ann Chen for [Community Science Forum Issue #1 on DYI Oil Testing](http...

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Mapping Rural Alberta's Wetlands

by Rural New Contributor over 2 years ago | 13 | 978 | 3

Alberta, Canada, has a great deal of land area in wetlands and has fairly strong laws in place t...

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