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What lies beneath

The physical underground of New York City is vast, and as it turns out, very much uncharted. With damage recent and imminent, what is the future of NYC’s infrastructure?

Whose park? Our park.

There are about 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs. Do you have a park among these that’s “yours?”

Breaking the use-and-discard cycle, one repair at a time

“As a nation we’ve begun to rethink our rela­tion­ship with food — now is the time to rethink our rela­tion­ship with con­sumer objects as well.”

Cornell publishes extensive guide to urban farming

Cornell University’s Northeast Beginning Farmers Project has published an extensive guide to urban farming in New York State, and it is available for free online.…

Not-so-sustainable seafood?

Many scientists and environmentalists believe that the certifications are simply “greenwashing”–misleading consumers into thinking they are making a better choice for the environment when they are not. Who is right?

Frack the “Promised Land”?

“Promised Land” does not present any scientific or economic facts about the positive or negative impacts of fracking. However, if you are interested in an easily digestible and entertaining look at both sides of the debate, “Promised Land” is worth a watch.