The wilderness is more than just fresh air and an outdoor education for the students, it’s also been a solution to this former soldier’s return to civilian life.
Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on privacy and data, Chalkbeat Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Green and a Vietnam veteran who brings inner-city kids closer to nature.
The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary A Sloth Named Velcro.
Two years after Hurricane Sandy flooded tunnels and the subway system, New York’s infrastructure is still recovering.
Journalist Ana Salceda – who helped rescue a baby sloth in 2000 while working in Panama – talks about the new documentary which follows her return to Central America to learn more about these misunderstood and fragile animals.
The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary “A Sloth Named Velcro.”
A heroin epidemic on Staten Island, how New York City’s billion gallons of water a day get here, Manhattan’s transformation from “Garden of Eden” to sprawling metropolis and Sesame Street at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
The New York City watershed was assembled during the 20th century, and the system’s underground aqueducts are considered an engineering marvel.
When you think of New York City, the term “Garden of Eden” probably doesn’t spring immediately to mind. But a new book by noted environmental historian Ted Steinberg says that that’s exactly what the island of Manhattan was some 400 years ago.