Spring on Governors Island. Photo by Timothy Schenck Free, day-long celebration to feature environmental education activities, volunteer opportunities, and tours of the Island’s award-winning open space The Trust for Governors Island and the Friends of Governors Island today announced the Island’s second annual Earth Day celebration, offering a day ofContinue Reading

A reconstruction of a Thylacosmilus atrox skull. © Jorge Blanco STUDY DESCRIBES HOW EXTINCT HYPERCARNIVORE LIKELY ACHIEVED 3D VISION, DESPITE WIDE-SET EYES MORE CHARACTERISTIC OF AN HERBIVORE THAN A PREDATOR A new study investigates how an extinct, carnivorous marsupial relative with canines so large they extended across the top of its skull could hunt effectivelyContinue Reading

Source: Mayor’s Photography Office Easy-to-Access evening sessions will present in-the-works proposal as the City continues to seek public input and answer questions on this plan to reduce NYC’s carbon emissions Join these public sessions online or by phone via NYC.gov/Engage Department of City Planning Director Dan Garodnick today announced two publicContinue Reading

Rendering of public space design atop first tank site. When Completed, Underground Storage Tanks Will Dramatically Reduce Pollution into the Gowanus Canal 3.6 Acres of Public Waterfront Space to Include Waterfront Esplanades; Spaces for Community Gathering, Performances, and Environmental Education; a Kayak Launch; and Ecosystem Restoration New York City MayorContinue Reading

The biggest names in music, entertainment, philanthropy, public policy, climate activism and the corporate sector are set to convene in New York City for Global Citizen NOW, the thought leadership summit from Global Citizen, where ideas become impact. Taking place on April 27 and 28, the summit’s co-chairs include long-time Global CitizenContinue Reading

Photo: Mayor’s Photography Office Leading Environmental Organization Supports the Forthcoming City of Yes for Carbon Neutrality Zoning Text Amendment in its 2023 New York City Policy Agenda This morning, the New York League of Conservation Voters and NYLCV Education Fund (NYLCV/EF) released their 2023 New York City Policy Agenda, which includesContinue Reading

Community Emergency Planning Toolkit The 11th annual symposium was held at Baruch College with in-person and virtual options  The symposium focused on how community organizers, leaders, youth, advocates and/or government can better prepare ahead of emergencies   When a community is prepared ahead of  a disaster, access to resources and aid can speed upContinue Reading

Steel liners for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel with Freedom Tower Increased Amount of Water from Croton Watershed from March 6th to 19th May Result in Temporary Taste Difference in NYC’s Drinking Water The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that from March 6th to 19th there will be a significantContinue Reading

The Central Park Conservancy in partnership with NYC Department of Transportation and NYC Parks to examine current usage to improve iconic park drives user experience and investigate cross-park connections   Multi-year plan designed as a community-driven process, to engage a range of park users and kick off with a survey to understandContinue Reading