Yessenia Funes
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I mostly write about how environmental policy and climate change intersect with race and class though I occasionally write about animals, science, and art, too. We all need an escape, right?

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9/3/19
4:34 PM
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I’m not sure why the link keeps breaking. This should work. The relevant release is the first one: Hurricane Dorian. Read more

6/20/19
12:54 PM
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This is not an assumption. It is science! There’s a very specific definition for what counts as a whale song, and the North Pacific right whale has met it. Read more

3/28/19
8:56 AM
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Here’s a tidbit for the bitter white people in the room. Check yourself (and your people) before you wreck yourself. ;) Read more

3/9/19
9:26 AM
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The scientist I spoke with did use the term “killer whale,” and so did NOAA. “Orca” is fine though, too! It’s all love here for the orcas/whales.

10/24/18
1:59 PM
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Sacred lands include those with unmarked graves and ancient burial grounds. It’s not about “spirits” or “magic.” It’s about protecting the little land some of these communities have left because white colonizers decided to destroy most of it.