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Join Inhabitat for the Opening of ‘MIRED IN THE BAYOU’ in NYC!

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Join Inhabitat for the opening reception October 15th in New York City!There is no denying the sheer ecological destruction the the BP Oil Spill has inflicted on the Gulf waters and its coastline, since the wellhead first exploded in April. For five months and running, the media inundated us with images of the effects of [...]

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on Sep 25, 2010 at 07:20 AM

EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Awarded for New York (NY)

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(Buffalo, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making a $20 million investment in the Great Lakes through New York State, targeting the most significant environmental problems facing the Great Lakes

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on Sep 23, 2010 at 08:50 AM

Best of Ecouterre: The GreenShows at New York Fashion Week

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If you missed out on the Spring/Summer 2011 season of The GreenShows at New York Fashion Week, don't fret: Ecouterre, the event's media sponsor, has you covered, with an exclusive video that puts you directl...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:20 AM

Development goals: five years to save the world

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The Millennium Development Goals invite cynicism like few other global agreements, but science-based interventions are working

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on Sep 21, 2010 at 09:50 AM

Yahoo opens doors to self-cooled data center

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Yahoo to officially open data center in Lockport, N.Y., that uses "Chicken Coop" design to take advantage of prevailing winds and cool with outdoor air.

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on Sep 19, 2010 at 09:20 PM

Women on bikes take to the streets of New York City [VIDEO]

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by Sarah Goodyear.How can you tell if a city is bicycle-friendly?Look for women riding bikes.

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on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:51 AM

State renews Lafarge permit

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RAVENA, N.Y. -- The state has allowed the Lafarge cement plant to continue its current level of mercury emissions until 2013, when a federal standard will cut the rate nearly in half.

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on Sep 17, 2010 at 05:21 AM
New York City's Strategy fo...

New York City's Strategy for a Greener Future

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New York is in the vanguard of American cities battling climate change and leads the charge on many fronts. Adam Freed, deputy director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, talks about the city's comprehensive PlaNYC initiative and why Climate NYºC is so important.

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on Sep 17, 2010 at 05:20 AM

New York Streets Turn Green With the ARTfarm Project

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Architecture For Humanity New York  Studio (AFHny) took back a bit of the streets this year with the installation of their socially innovative and beautifully designed ARTFarm project. Located in the Bronx, New York, at first sight we found ourselves completely enchanted by their eclectic installation, which focuses on material reuse and found objects to create an [...]

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on Sep 16, 2010 at 01:20 PM

Air pollution linked to deadly cardiac arrests (Reuters)

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Reuters - Breathing in soot and other fine particles from the urban air may increase the risk of suffering a deadly heart stoppage, suggests a new study of more than 8,000 cardiac arrests in New York City.

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on Sep 16, 2010 at 01:20 PM