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Collaboration on Health and the Environment (CHE) 20 under 40 Pioneers in Environmental Public Health Award webinar. “These 20 pioneering researchers and advocates were nominated by a committee of senior leaders and luminaries in environmental public health.”


Wylie Sara and Brit Paris. 2017. Environmental Injustice at the EPA. Cultures of Energy Podcast. Episode 91# Center for Energy & Environmental Research at Rice University September 19th. Online:

Wylie, Sara. 2014. Citizen Science, NIEHS Partnership for Public Health Podcast. March 17th. Online:


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Report: Trump admin scrubbed mentions of climate change from websites” Gregory Wallace, CNN. Wed January 10, 2018

Climate Web Pages Erased and Obscured under Trump: Critics of the new administration see a troubling pattern where information is hidden from the public” Scott Waldman, Scientific American January 10, 2018

E.P.A. Scrubs a Climate Website of ‘Climate Change’” The New York Times

Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data.” Wired. Megan Molten. 

Scientists across the US are scrambling to save government research in ‘Data Rescue’ events.” Business Insider. Dana Varinsky. Feb. 11, 2017, 11:32 AM

Public Lab

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Slice of MIT: Chatting with Obama @White House Maker Faire – Nancy Duvergne Smith, 6/27/14

Northeastern News: Remaking Science – Angela Herring, 6/23/2014

Teach STEM Now: Turn a School Laptop into an Inexpensive Spectrometer – Al Chirinian, 1/5/2013 A DIY kite to determine if your water is contaminated – Emily Badger, 1/8/2013

Kickstarter: Best of Kickstarter 2012 – Kickstarter, 1/8/2013

Popular Mechanics: 9 Disaster-Relief Inventions – Laura Kiniry, 12/31/2012

Popular Mechanics: Seeing the Light – Adam Hadhazy, January 2013 print edition

Chemical and Engineering News: Do-it-Yourself Spectrometer, Lab in the City – Deirdre Lockwood, 11/19/2012

Homeland Security Today Crowdsourcing Volunteers Contribute To FEMA’s Sandy Response – Dan Verton 11/09/12

MAKE: Raspberry Pi in the Sky! – Kevin Osborn, 11/8/2012

FEMA: FEMA thanking those who adapted MapMill for Hurricane Sandy 10/7/12

Slashdot: All Over but the Funding: open hardware spectrometer kit – MyBlueVan, 9/22/12

The Wall Street Journal: The Apple/Google Map Wars: what comes next? – Tom Gara, 9/20/12

New York Times: Seeking Brooklyn’s Lost Mass Grave – Justin Burke, 8/25/12

New York Times: For local residents, a mission to clean up the Gowanus Canal – Peter Moskowitz, 7/16/12

The Verge: Occupy maps the skies over May Day protests with DIY balloon cameras– Joshua Kopstein, 5/2/12

Le Monde Science and Techno Section: Les Sciences Citoyennes: Les profanes jouent avec les experts– 3-3-12

New Scientist: Thermal Flashlight ‘Paints’ Cold Rooms with Colour – 3-2-12

NPR On the Media Drones: Coming to a Sky Near You?– 1-13-12

Boston Globe: Knight Foundation Merging Media, Minds and Money– D.C. Denison, 11-11.

The Mobile City (also appeared on Data Driven Journalism): How Kite Photography Can Empower Local Communities– Martin de Waal, 10-11

Creative Applications Network: Mediated Landscapes 03: DIY Cartography (Theory)– Greg J. Smith, 8-11

Tech President: How DIY Science is Solving Ecological Mysteries in New York City– Nick Judd, 8-25-11

BBC Click: How to Create Your Own Aerial Map– 8-19-11

BBC Radio: Laura Sheeter Talks About Aerial Photos: Did you know you could now take your own aerial pictures? Join Laura on an aerial view of New Orleans– Laura Sheeter, 8-3-11

Grist: In the future, cleaning robots will sniff out air pollution– Jess Zimmerman, 7-18-11

Technology Review: Robot lights up at pollution– Kristina Grifantini, 7-17-11

PBS MediaShift IdeaLab: MIT Produces a String of Civic Media Success Stories – Chris Csikszentmihályi, 3-14-11

Good Magazine: Grassroots Mapping: How You Can Create Aerial Cartography for Under $100, and Use It to Do Good – Ben Jervey, 3-7-11

LifeHacker: Weekend Project: DIY Balloon Aerial Photography on the Cheap – Adam Pash, 2-17-11

Wilamette Week: Local Designer To Build Balloons To Help Document Gulf Oil Spill – Ron Knox, 6-25-2010

SolveClimate News: $100 Aerial Mapping Technique Finding Multiple Uses, Grassroots Interest with slideshow – Lisa Song, 2-15-11

Brooklyn Eagle: D.I.Y Mapping of the Gowanus? – Mike Weiss, 1/27/11

OnEarth Magazine: Mapping the Grassroots – Alan Burdick, 1/27/11