By Georgia Ackerman

In honoring Black History Month, here are a few of the items we’ve been reading and listening to at Apalachicola Riverkeeper recently. Do you have some items or ideas to share related to our on-going justice, equity, diversity and inclusion work? Please share them with us. Your input is valued. At the core of our work is protecting what we love.

Outdoor Afro Connecting with Black History Through Community and Nature

How to Save a Planet, a podcast co-hosted by Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine biologist, policy expert and writer. Founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, and Urban Ocean Lab, and co-editor of the anthology All We Can Save.

Black Environmentalist to Follow from Yale Sustainability

Corina Newsome is an American ornithologist, birder, science communicator, environmental justice advocate and graduate student at Georgia Southern University. Follow Corina on Twitter

10 Black climate leaders fighting for environmental and racial justice from The Grio

Pioneering African American Outdoorspeople, a compilation from the Sierra Club magazine

Black Eco-Poets who inspire us, from Sierra Club magazine


Georgia Ackerman is Riverkeeper and Executive Director at Apalachicola Riverkeeper.






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