Archive for April, 2011

Rock and a Hard Place

April 28, 2011
Rock and a Hard Place

Over the past several years, a significant debate has arisen over the future of energy in the U.S. Advocates and industries from all sides have been clamoring to fit their piece into the new-energy pie, where renewables such as solar and wind contend with concepts such a “clean coal” and nuclear (which has recently come […]

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Calling all Harlem Residents! Bring Your Used Clothing: Get a Light Bulb

April 26, 2011
Calling all Harlem Residents! Bring Your Used Clothing: Get a Light Bulb

NYC waste-trivia-fact: New Yorkers throw away about 386 million pounds of textiles every year.  That seems like an awful lot of stuff that can probably still be put to good use, right? Right. Fortunate for us, there is a company, Wearable Collections, that works to make good with what we no longer want/need/can use and […]

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SAVE THE DATE! Bountiful Yards: May 17, 2011

April 21, 2011
 SAVE THE DATE! Bountiful Yards: May 17, 2011

Bountiful Yards: Innovation for Small-Plot Food Production The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities invites you to a panel discussion on food and farming in metropolitan areas, featuring guests from the New York Region and Melbourne, Australia. Over the past few years, urban agriculture has received a growing amount of attention. From vertical farms to rooftop greenhouses, […]

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Gateway National Recreation Area Summer Fire GIS Technician

April 20, 2011
Gateway National Recreation Area Summer Fire GIS Technician

Summer jobs and internships are a great way for students to gain valuable hands-on experience in their prospective fields. They can give students insight into their professional aspirations, complement their education through real-world application, and provide an opportunity to learn new skills. Featured below is one such position. Gateway National Recreation Area is currently accepting […]

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Diversity in the City: Shantay Armstrong

April 15, 2011
Diversity in the City: Shantay Armstrong

Would you consider yourself “green”? Yes, we have compost in our apt. and recycle and care about the earth because we and the earth are reflections of one another; when one lives, the other lives.

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