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A Pop-Up….Forest? A Daring Project to Bring Nature to Times Square

A Pop-Up….Forest? A Daring Project to Bring Nature to Times Square

Nearly 1/8 of the Big Apple is forests, marshes, and meadows, more than any other city in North America.

by × April 14, 2015 × 0 comments

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Heroines for the Planet: Green For All's Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Heroines for the Planet: Green For All's Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All, is leading a movement to bring about the change our country so desperately needs. She has a bold yet […]

by × April 1, 2011 × 2 comments

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Vertical Gardens Feed and Beautify Cities of the Future: Existing and Planned

Vertical Gardens Feed and Beautify Cities of the Future: Existing and Planned

Starre Vartan in front of a Green Wall at the Vertical Gardens exhibit at Exit Art The Vertical Gardens exhibit at New York City’s Exit […]

by × May 15, 2009 × 3 comments

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Sara Snow's – Fresh Living: The Essential Room-By-Room Guide to a Greener, Healthier Family and Home

Sara Snow's – Fresh Living: The Essential Room-By-Room Guide to a Greener, Healthier Family and Home

I first became familiar with Sara Snow when I was pregnant and on bed-rest. Between reading baby books and eating I watched her Discovery show […]

by × March 18, 2009 × 3 comments

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Nature Kids, Hot Water Woes, and Pellet Stoves

Nature Kids, Hot Water Woes, and Pellet Stoves

I want my child to connect with nature, but how can a suburban park be designed to both protect visitors from Lyme disease–carrying ticks and […]

by × February 1, 2008 × 7 comments

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How to Score an Eco Chick?

How to Score an Eco Chick?

Mr. EcoGeek himself (aka Hank Green) put together this hilarious piece on how to impress (read: seduce) a green girl with your enviro cred. Title: […]

by × October 11, 2007 × 19 comments

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Tahoe and Yukon Hybrids: Sensible or Stupid?

Tahoe and Yukon Hybrids: Sensible or Stupid?

I was embarrassed. There’s no other way to describe how a green, treehugging, environmental blogger such as myself felt clambering into a Chevy Tahoe outside […]

by × August 2, 2007 × 13 comments

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The Car-free Life in Paris

The Car-free Life in Paris

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the trend toward building entire subdivisions as car-free communities here in Germany; though these neighborhoods eschew cars and […]

by × July 16, 2007 × 4 comments

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Liveblogging from Live Earth!

Liveblogging from Live Earth!

—Giants Stadium, 2:45 PM EST I’m here at Live Earth in New York, which is the last show in the worldwide music celebration so we […]

by × July 7, 2007 × 8 comments

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Love Lost and Hope Found at "Design for the Other 90%"

Love Lost and Hope Found at "Design for the Other 90%"

Text by Guest-Blogger Josh Wiese Images by Starre Vartan and Josh Wiese Have you ever just known that the person who’s call you’re eagerly awaiting […]

by × May 25, 2007 × 4 comments