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Good Economic Growth vs. No Economic Growth

August 23, 2011
Good Economic Growth vs. No Economic Growth

So, most people have noticed that the “recession,” is not so fickle.  As we clumsily and painfully coast through year four of this economic debacle, some are claiming that we are in a depression, while others are simply stating that this is the double dipper.  The reality is, times are tough. I haven’t done any […]

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Re-Imagining our Home

June 9, 2011
Re-Imagining our Home

One landscape at a time. Post 9-11 New York City has been left with what always appears to be an un-finished skyline, a reminder of what is not there. And while the Freedom Tower is set to fill the void in the next year or so, this picture that was featured on Inhabitat’s write up […]

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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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CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

April 14, 2011
CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

Back for the 2011 season, the CISC Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications! This summer, interns will again have the opportunity to work with CISC directors and staff on a variety of programs exploring sustainability in New York City. If you are a student, no matter field you’re studying, this is a wonderful opportunity […]

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Rights Granted to Mother Nature In Bolivia

April 13, 2011
Rights Granted to Mother Nature In Bolivia

Bolivia is embarking to pass the world’s first legislation that gives rights to the environment or Mother Nature. The new law grants 11 rights to the environment. One for example, looks at natural resources as blessings, as opposed to commodities. Certainly new controversies will arise out of this mandate. But in a nation where people […]

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