New York Green News (11 - 20 of 2916)
Wearable technology has yet to hit the mainstream, but that isn't stopping the fashion industry from trying to add a stylish twist to the high-tech novelties. Earlier this month, Intel, in partnership with French fashion house Opening Ceremony, unveiled a
NEW YORK (AP) — The death of a mentally ill, homeless former Marine in a 101-degree New York City jail cell was caused by hyperthermia due to environmental exposure to heat, according to a spokeswoman for the medical examiner, who ruled the February death an accident on Friday.
Here are the latest animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City.A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to more than 30,000 dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals each year.Interested in a new pet? AC&C has adoption centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, all open daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This month, world leaders will descend on New York for a major United Nations climate summit. Like summits of the past, you will hear that "this time" our leaders must act - but you will be hearing it from some unexpected places.The climate movement has grown. For years, many of us in labor sat back while environmentalists fought for a safe planet for the rest of us. For me, it brings...
"It's like a forest," the high school student marveled as she strained her neck to see the oak and maple trees that rose high above her head. "Like"? That's a peculiar qualifier to use for a forest, especially after having just jumped across a muddy stream bank, admired a profusion of ferns, and listened to the calls of warblers.Is this not nature? Photograph by Marielle Anz...
Socialite Gigi Jordan murdered her autistic son to avoid dealing with his developmental disorder, prosecutors said at the start of her trial on Wednesday, but the defense said it was a mercy killing to protect the boy from being raped by his father. "She wanted to ease his suffering," Allan Brenner, lead defense attorney for Jordan, a self-made millionaire pharmaceutical executive, to...
Legislators and The Nature Conservancy works on plan to make New York more resilient and protected from climate change impacts, such as extreme weather and rising seas levels.
Jay Orfield, Environmental Innovation Fellow, New York:While this may have been a tough week for some of New York’s school kids, who, in the last few days, have headed back to class, the school districts that educate them, just got some great news: A new, New...
(New York, N.Y.) The owners and operators of four gasoline stations in the Buffalo, New York area have been ordered to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a total of $287,100 in penalties. In August 2012, the EPA issued a complaint to owners and operators of gas stations in Buffalo, Amherst...
Health officials want to reduce the rat population, so they're hiring extra exterminators, sealing up holes and teaching regular New Yorkers how to make homes and gardens less rat-friendly.