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The mild winter months may mean an early arrival of some fresh produce to the city's farmers' markets. Sounds great, right? Local farmers don't think so...VIDEO
Two court rulings upheld local bans on hydraulic fracking in New York State. MetroFocus looks at which towns might be next in the ongoing judicial battle.
A South Bronx high school teacher explains how building an "edible wall" of produce transformed his students from "super-sized and under-credited" to healthy graduates.VIDEO
From tales of unearthing environmental scandal to participating in a medical study gone too far, the science-based stories spun in the creative collective The Story Collider are seriously weird -- but true.
What are five religious leaders in Flushing, Queens -- perhaps the most theologically diverse neighborhood in America -- thinking, preaching and teaching about climate change?VIDEO
Don't throw that Christmas tree to the curb -- recycle it! Check out your Tri-State options for tree recycling, including New York City's 16th annual MulchFest.VIDEO
On Monday, New York became the seventh state to create benefit corporations, which are legally obligated to create benefits for both society and their shareholders. What does that mean for the city?
Occupy Wall Street has revealed that the concept of "privately owned public spaces" is at odds with itself.
Although we tend to think of our cities as concrete jungles, our post-new urban environment is awash in plant life. The environmental benefits of these “weeds” go widely unrecognized when, in fact, this often invisible urban ecology can offer a fresh perspective on how cities perform.