2017 in Photos (2)

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Bill Nye the Science Guy and the March for Science
Bill Nye the Science Guy, wearing his signature bowtie, at the front of the March for Science in Washington, D.C. 

Anti-Trump, pro-science science at the March for Science
One of the many anti-Trump signs in the mix at the March for Science in Washington, D.C. 

March for Science sign reading 'Ignorance is UNAMERICAN. I stand with science.'
Sign left behind after the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on Earth Day.

Crowds marching in DC at the People's Climate March
April 30, 2017, on Trump’s 100th day in office, over 200,000 marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in the People's Climate March in Washington, D.C.  

Mustafa Ali at the People's Climate March
Mustafa Ali, the former leader of the EPA’s environmental justice office, at the Climate March in Washington D.C. 

Member of an Aztec dance group with signs from the People's Climate March in front of the EPA's office in DC
Member of the Aztec Dance Group in front of the EPA's Washington, D.C., headquarters after the Climate March in Washington, D.C 

A woman sits with a sign featuring her cat and 'Save the Earth. It's the only planet that has cats.'
Woman with a sign featuring her cat Sadie sitting on the National Mall listening to the rally after the Climate March in Washington, D.C.

Pastor Harry Joseph of St. James, Louisiana
Pastor Harry Joseph, who is part of a lawsuit challenging the permit for the Bayou Bridge pipeline, stands near oil storage tanks in St. James, close to the Mount Triumph Baptist Church.

Dean Wilson of the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper and his dog in a boat in the basin
Dean Wilson of the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper inspects the route that the Bayou Bridge pipeline is slated to follow in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya basin. 

Roseate spoonbill mother and chicks
Roseate spoonbill chicks in a nest at a bird rookery on Jefferson Island, Louisiana. Spoonbills are one of the many species found in the Atchafalaya basin. 

Ervin Coleman stands by the moldy walls of his flood-damaged house in Louisiana
Ervin Coleman, a victim of 2016’s record-breaking 1,000-year flood that hit southern Louisiana, is still struggling to recover a year later. He and his wife were still waiting for contractors to weigh in on their home’s structure before they could decide if the home was worth renovating or not. They are still living in a FEMA trailer on their property.  

Empty home with torn American flag in Denham Springs, Louisiana
An empty home in Denham Springs, Louisiana, site of 2016’s historic floods, on August 7, 2017. 

Flooded pump station in New Orleans
New Orleans’ pump stations could not keep up with rain that flooded the city in early August, shedding light on how vulnerable the city remains since being devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

New Orleans resident Shannon Rainey in front of her home
Shannon Rainey in front of her home in Gordon Plaza in New Orleans’s Upper Ninth Ward, 12 years after Hurricane Katrina.

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