A recent analysis by the Rural Policy Research Institute sheds light on “pharmacy deserts” or counties with few or no local pharmacies. In-depth research shows that 111 rural counties, mostly between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, have no pharmacies.
The new administration is looking to make changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). PPP was created as a forgivable loan program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and was included in the CARES Act of 2020.
A National Geographic article explores Indigenous traditions of controlled burns. Tribes such as the Karuk from Northern California have engaged in the practice for hundreds of years
Climate change is having a devastating effect on Tribal agriculture in the American Southwest. The Hopi Tribe uses corn as both a dietary and cultural staple, using it in everything from nutrition to birthing ceremonies. The Hopi rely on summer monsoons to nourish their crops but last year exceptionally poor rainfall devastated crop yields.
A coalition made up of environmental, rights, and religious groups will urge the incoming Biden Administration to issue an executive order enacting a nationwide moratorium on water and other utility shutoffs …