May 30, 2019

We are so excited for Go Green! BK Festival this Saturday. Who loves playing outside? Definitely the kids, but what about you? Like most adults, you probably don’t play outside nearly enough. Breakin’ Boundaries will fill the entire Bedford Lawn at the festival with fr...

May 23, 2019

What comes to your mind when you think of New York? For residents and visitors, most the city triggers the thought of traffic, or blocks of industry and never-ending business. Often, it is an accurate depiction of what we see and experience on an average day. Green spa...

May 20, 2019

Author Mary Durocher is a freshman at Marymount Manhattan College. She is part of the Digital Journalism program in the Communications Department at the college.

On a Thursday evening in May, community members of Greenpoint, Brooklyn were invited to learn how to identif...

May 16, 2019

Most people would be shocked if they knew the truth of just how polluted the area around Bushwick Inlet Park (BIP) once was- at least until fairly recently. The park, nestled on the waterfront between Williamsburg and Greenpoint on Kent Street, was once home to Charles...

May 8, 2019

Not everybody finds dead birds beautiful. In fact, it’s safe to say that many people might see more sorrow than beauty in a dead animal. Sophie Butcher would disagree. “They’re beautiful and sad,” she said about the birds in her photographs, featured on April 25th at K...

April 26, 2019

THE SAKURA AT BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN

I remember our first Sakura Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Our daughter was only four. The blossoms were glorious: rows of pink and white clouds on high branches, and merry people below, eating, drinking, and laughing. The...

April 22, 2019

By Madeline Frew, a junior at Brooklyn Technical High School majoring in environmental engineering.

HOW OUR DAILY CHOICES CAN ALIGN WITH THE GOALS OF THE EARTH DAY MOVEMENT

Founded by former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day first began in 1970 in response to growin...

April 18, 2019

Chris (last name redacted for privacy) is a happily engaged & Southern-raised proud tree hugger, football-loving avid skier and runner, church choir singer and University of Tennessee Volunteer for life.

Edited by Abbey Jasmine Rose.

As southerner born of two farm famili...

April 15, 2019

Theo Stewart-Stand is a Brooklyn-Based designer and inventor who will exhibit at Go Green! BK Festival this year. Read about this local Eco-Hero’s solution to the problem of single-use plastics, and meet him/see his inventions at the festival on June 1st in McCarren Pa...

April 10, 2019

“Green exhibitors, fitness workshops, dance performances, eco-art, educational & scientific displays concerning our environment, a Greencycle Swap, volunteer park clean ups (hopefully), carefully curated eco-vendors and so much more!” What on this green Earth are we ta...

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