Eco Files
Alleen Brown investigates the shadowy forces fueling the climate crisis and stories of the people who stand in the way.

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May
31

Eco-Roundup: The Joys of Vacationing in the Heart of the Climate Crisis

Every month, I assemble a round-up of stories I’m following and issues I’m covering, with palate cleansers at
5 min read
May
15

NEW The Most Important Reporting I've Done This Year

One of the most challenging pieces of reporting I've worked on this year published while I was on
4 min read
May
04

New: How the Crackdown on Pro-Palestine Protest will Hit Environmental Activists

Hello from retirementville, Florida! I just arrived to a freelancer-budget friendly vacation at my parents' retirement community. I'
3 min read
Mar
15

NEW: Multiple FBI informants Infiltrated Standing Rock Anti-Pipeline Camps, Court Records Reveal

A lawsuit in North Dakota shook loose some new details about the federal government’s use of informants and undercovers
2 min read
Mar
01

Eco-Roundup: How to Save Journalism and the World

Every month, I assemble a round-up of stories I’m following and issues I’m covering, with palate cleansers at
7 min read
Jan
26

A Collection of Environmental Reporting on Israel's War on Gaza

Below is a collection of reports I’ve been gathering  since October 7 on the environmental consequences of Israel’s
4 min read
Jan
06

Eco-Roundup: Investigative Research Tips, Native Photography, and What I Said at That Panel

Every month, I assemble a round-up of stories I’m following and issues I’m covering, with palate cleansers at
9 min read
Jan
03

Invitation: Know Your Rights as Media Workers Face Retaliation for Speech on Palestine

I’m on the road, on a reporting trip, but wanted to drop a quick line to say happy new
1 min read
Dec
08

NEW: How DHS fueled the Cop City Crackdown + the Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Review

This week I published two stories that you should read and listen to. One is a podcast episode for Drilled
3 min read
Nov
15

Eco-Roundup: 5 Reasons Israel's Bombardment of Gaza is an Environmental Justice Crisis

At the end of every month, I assemble a round-up of stories I’m following and issues I’m covering,
9 min read