The rise of elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is pushing both mammals to the brink of extinction. In early October, close to one thousand people marched from Saint Mary’s Square to Union Square in San Francisco, protesting the ivory and rhino horn trades.
The local threat of West Nile Virus is high. As dwindling water supplies and rising temperatures bring tropical disease a lot closer to home, local agencies prep for potentially the worst mosquito season ever.
“Leaded Gas: A Toxic Tale” is an adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through 1980s.