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City Talk With Catie Marron

Rana Florida | Posted 05.23.2016 | New York
Rana Florida

A former investment banker, the chairman of the board of directors of Friends of the High Line, a trustee of the New York Public Library, the editor of the acclaimed book City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts, and a contributing editor to Vogue, Catie Marron has just added a new book to her very crowded list of accomplishments.

Ford's New Campus Is 'The Jetsons' Compared To These Photos From The '50s

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

Ford is getting ready for a major revamp of its Michigan headquarters. With an eye on employee wellness and sustainability, the automaker is embarkin...

Why Urban Trees Solve Most of Our Problems

Sierra | Posted 09.24.2016 | Green

Trees cover an estimated 20.9 million acres of urban land in the continental United States. That's 3,659 square feet of urban forest per city dweller -- about the size of a not-so-modest four-bedroom house.

How Green Spaces In Schools Can Optimize Students' Learning And Productivity

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.19.2015 | Science

Children today spend less time outdoors than ever before -- and it may be detrimental not only to their physical health, but also to their cognitive d...

Vitamin N Deficiency Linked To ADHD

Bianca Garilli, N.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Bianca Garilli, N.D.

Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Different approaches are needed to support healthy outcomes in this ever-growing population. Nature, or what in recent years has been referred to as vitamin N, may be one of the answers.

Going Green With Catie Marron

Rana Florida | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

"I think the overwhelmingly enthusiastic response to the High Line is a great example of the value of creative thinking in designing public spaces. So many cities in the world now want to create their own High Lines and are thinking about abandoned spaces in a new way."

Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | Home

When you're looking for a green space to live in, there are a number of things you need to take into account. Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Z...

Creative Spaces: Catch Some Springtime Rays and Relax

Rana Florida | Posted 06.01.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

Not all parks are created equal. What makes some parks so full of life and activity while others sit desolate, shunned by all but criminals and the truly desperate?

Eco Etiquette: Why I'm Giving Up My BlackBerry For Earth Day

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've received a lot of qu...

Nature Makes Us Nicer People, New Study Says | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new study by the University of Rochester found that after looking at nature scenes, people feel closer to their community, are willing to give more ...

New York's Green Business Competition

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

Last week I found myself in Brooklyn's Borough Hall sitting behind the courtroom podium, watching passionate young entrepreneurs present their world-c...