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Urban Environment

Local Waterways as Classrooms and Laboratories: A Conversation with Professor Joseph Rachlin

John Cronin | Posted 11.02.2015 | New York
John Cronin

Like most of the resourceful, urban educators I have met, Dr. Rachlin sees himself in his students. He enables them to find the treasures buried in the urban landscape - a talent he developed during his young years coming up in the city.

Nature's Do-Gooders: What Difference Do They Make?

Marianne Krasny | Posted 05.10.2015 | Green
Marianne Krasny

Last week I assembled a group of nature "do-gooders" at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis MD. And I asked them what difference their well-intended actions really make.

Help Us Save Laurel Canyon and Mulholland Drive

Paul Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Edelman

What is now a refuge for mule deer, hawks, bobcats and other wildlife, can quickly turn into a housing development, if $145,000 is not raised by August 17th.

Environmental Movement's Grandchild, Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Grows Up, Turns 30 in Brooklyn

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

Today in Brooklyn, the Center for the Urban Environment will celebrate its 30th anniversary. There will be a "green tie" gala, locally grown food, an...