Maya L. Kapoor, GreenBiz

Maya L. Kapoor

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Northern California, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Unknown
Past:
  • GreenBiz
  • High Country News

Past articles by Maya:

Mining for lithium, at a cost to Indigenous religions

In western Arizona, the push for EVs threatens the Hualapai Tribe’s religious practices. → Read More

Mining for lithium, at a cost to Indigenous religions — High Country News – Know the West

In western Arizona, the push for EVs threatens the Hualapai Tribe’s religious practices. → Read More

Geographer Diana Liverman explains how to tackle the climate crisis fairly (How to tackle the climate crisis fairly) — High Country News – Know the West

The first step? Don’t panic. → Read More

Nevada lithium mine kicks off a new era of Western extraction (The next mining boom?) — High Country News – Know the West

The hastily approved project went forward without comment from the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe. → Read More

In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon — High Country News – Know the West

In a mountain range too steep to cross, DHS is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall. → Read More

Former California prisoners may become professional wildfire fighters (Prison fire crews) — High Country News – Know the West

Amid a raging fire season and pandemic, the Western U.S. seeks experienced fire crews to battle its conflagrations. → Read More

The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water (Fish Out of Water) — High Country News – Know the West

The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall. → Read More

‘This is not what a food bank was designed to do’ — High Country News – Know the West

California food banks are struggling with an overwhelming need and ongoing recession. → Read More

Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic — High Country News – Know the West

Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic ‘Government support is going to be vital.’ As a service to readers, High Country News has removed the paywall from all COVID-19 stories. Please consider supporting our work by donating, subscribing or sending us tips. As COVID-19 spreads across the U.S., the West’s institutions of higher education are racing to adapt,… → Read More

Pro tips on physical distancing from the nonhuman world — High Country News – Know the West

Get lit, howl and mind your paws. → Read More

When Arizona catches fire, prisoners step up (From Prison to Fireline) —

In one of the West’s harshest penal systems, incarcerated wildfire fighters learn to see themselves anew. → Read More

Democrats are divided over the Green New Deal —

Can newly elected progressives convince party leaders to embrace a bold climate agenda? → Read More

Wildfire recovery is possible — for some Westerners —

Resilience depends on economics and history as much as fuel. → Read More

Utah files to support Trump’s diminished national monuments —

Worried that the original monument designation may stand, Utah wants to jump into the fray. → Read More

The country’s cheapest water is in the West’s driest cities —

By charging more for nonessential gallons, cities could keep water affordable for everyone. → Read More

Latest: 8 states sue Interior for rollbacks on migratory bird protections —

States say the birds have economic, cultural and ecological value. → Read More

Judge to U.S. Fish and Wildlife: Don’t ‘cherry pick’ science —

Now the agency must reconsider protections for the rare Pacific fisher. → Read More

Conservationists give assisted migration a second look (Is it time for assisted migration?) —

The West’s climate is changing too quickly for some species to keep up. Should people intervene? → Read More

What it’s like to identify the Borderlands’ dead —

In Arizona, a humanitarian crisis spurs researchers to find new ways of naming migrant remains. → Read More

Naming the Borderland’s lost —

In Arizona, a humanitarian crisis spurs researchers to find new ways of identifying migrant remains. → Read More