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Urban Nature

Manhattan's Last Forest and the Nature of Cities Everywhere

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
Dr. Chris Martine

As New York has grown into perhaps the globe's most famous metropolis, Inwood Hill has remained largely the same as it ever was: a verdant oasis on the edge of the city's most densely populated borough.

The War On Blight

Troy Silva | Posted 11.29.2013 | Good News
Troy Silva

Our goal is to create the world's first planter-based botanical garden as a way to make this concrete jungle we call home a more beautiful and livable place for everyone. Anyone else out there ready to join our army?

How Good Are Your Urban Nature Spotting Skills?

Debi Huang | Posted 05.09.2012 | Parents
Debi Huang

Yes, I'm a huge fan of spending time in nature with my kids. And yes, I live in an urban jungle. In the seven years since having kids, I've developed a few skills that come in quite handy if you're trying to connect kids with nature when you're not actually in nature.

What Edward Norton Should Know for the UN's Biodiversity Summit

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marielle Anzelone

People used to know the nature in their backyards, back when basic biology classes were taught regularly in schools. Now more children can identify the McDonald's logo than a white oak leaf.