NYC Will Spend $100 Million On Green Rooftops & Tree Planting To Help Beat Extreme Heat
The $106 million "Cool Neighborhoods" initiative aims to "mitigate the threat to public health from the urban heat island effect exacerbated during summer months."
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
Energy audits provide opportunities to save energy, no matter how energy efficient the buildings might already be. Can the City of Boston provide a fresh per...
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
Just when you thought you knew everything about a red state or a blue state, these cool maps show that each state is No. 1 in some kind of environmental or public health initiative. (Btdubs, can so...
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
What To Do If You Find A Baby Bird — Audubon Society of Portland
A quick guide to help you make the right decision when a baby bird is found.
How to Determine a Mallard’s Age
How to Determine a Mallard’s Age By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Its head was Christmas green, its bill as yellow as the sun, and more than 20 years later I recall how my hands trembled with adrenaline as I clutched it, my first drake mallard. My questions were many. Among them, how
Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.
Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
Sean Kirst: On Buffalo's East Side, the mystery of a lone magnolia
A magnolia tree in full bloom on a vacant lot on Buffalo's East Side sent News columnist Sean Kirst on a mission to figure out who planted