Tag: Long Island

The Green Buzz: Monday, December 2

Written by | December 2nd, 2013

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A threat to Christmas trees, cube-friendly plants and protecting NYC from storms all in today’s green news.

  1. There’s something lurking in the soil, and it’s creating a “national problem” for the Christmas tree market. (NBC News)
  2. An urban school alliance is using its purchasing power to get suppliers to create and sell healthier and more sustainable products. (The New York Times)
  3. A surefire way to combat the winter blues? One of these 10 plants will brighten your day and clean the air around you! (MNN)
  4. The NZ government announced a plant to protect the world’s rarest dolphin, but conservationists say it’s not nearly enough. (BBC News)
  5. There’s a new plan to protect the Bronx and Howard Beach from storm surge — much of which will include natural infrastructure. (LongIsland.com)

Running for Nature

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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You need motivation to run a marathon. Chris Clapp’s motivation for the 2011 ING New York City Marathon is unique. He’s running for a place.

The Future Is Bright

Written by | July 29th, 2011

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Our New York state director looked at the future of conservation and saw something younger, more diverse, urban, and very bright.

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