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Breanna Putman, assistant professor of biology, is one of the authors of a newly published paper in the
ecology journal Oecologia that shows tropical lizards have more thermal tolerance in less disturbed habitats — an example of how climate change impacts species.
n 2021, Los Angeles recorded 596 hate crimes, the highest number ever reported. Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, warned that a further increase could be coming. This could be tied to approaching elections, when divisive political rhetoric soars.
Crosstown is a non-profit news organization based at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.
Other news media picking up the Crosstown report:
- The Jewish Press in Los Angeles published its version of the article at “Report: LA on Course to Becoming Hate Capital of America,” on Aug. 16, 2022.
- KNBC published its version, via City News Service, at “Report: LA on record-setting pace for hate crimes” on Aug. 16, 2022.
- The Los Angeles Times also published its article at "
Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at CSUSB, was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in Los Angeles, and the possibility of more to come in the run up to the midterm elections in November.
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