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Farm Sanctuary's Walk for Farm Animals hopes to raise $1 million for abused farm animals across North America. The walk, which will take place in 35 cities, increases awareness of wide spread abuse of farm animals, particularly on
Barely two weeks after New York Governor Cuomo announced an end to the moratorium on fracking in the state, reports are coming out about his live-in girlfriend having potential ties to the petroleum industry—but
As of today, New Yorkers can recycle their electronics—computers, TVs, DVD players, etc.—at no charge. The Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, which was signed into law last year but goes into effect today,
This past Thursday, the state of New York purchased a conservation easement for $30 million to protect 89,000 acres of Adirondack forest. Development will be prohibited on the land, and public rights to roughly 30 miles of fishing
This weekend, Governor Paterson ordered a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, that will last until July. But it's only on certain kinds of drilling—horizontal wells as opposed to vertical
When New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced the 59-point-plan, "FoodWorks," yesterday, she unveiled the city's latest move to reduce its environmental footprint, and boost the local economy and health of
If all goes well between now and Halloween, Griffis Sculpture Park in upstate New York will be ready for the occasion with its very own colony of bats, thanks to the artsy "Bat Tower" being built to draw the pest-fighting pollinators to the area.
New York City and New York State may not be the first places that come to mind when you think of places leading in the use of solar energy, but a pending piece of landmark legislation might work to change that. The New York Solar
U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic technicians collect a stream sample from Hallocks Mill Brook downstream of the outfall of one of the wastewater treatment plants investigated. Photo courtesy of USGS.
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Getting some outdoor time is not only good for the soul, it's probably good for the mind. Research from The Sage Colleges in Troy, New York, suggests that exposure to a natural soil bacterium called Mycobacterium vaccae can increase learning behavior.
Want an eco-friendly wedding?? Afraid of the sticker shock for all of those organic, free-range doves merrily flying away after your vows? Not sure you can beat the millions of other people vying for a Today Show
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Warning Signs 4U2C, the latest art project by John Fekner, is a brand new collection of pieces that have never been published before. While green is popular today, through the images of 25 Warning Signs 4U2C, Fekner questions how