Some Peace and Quiet: More Than a Fantasy

It feels like New York City is the capital of noise. Car horns are constantly blaring, trying to outdo the sirens that periodically pierce the air. The apartment next to you is reverberating music. The bar down the street expels drunk people hooting and hollering...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: A Plastic Problem

What is spread out to be twice the size of Texas and weighs the equivalent of 500 Jumbo Jets? You guessed it…the largest of five offshore plastic collections in our oceans. Located between California and Hawaii, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is approximately 80,000...

How to Conserve Energy in the Summer

Summer is officially here, and while soaking up the sun is great - soaking up too much energy in your household isn’t. Not only is this extremely damaging to our environment, but it’s also costly. Here are some eco-friendly tips and tricks to help conserve...

Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Green sea turtles could possibly have their extinction risk level officially changed from “endangered” to “threatened” after two extensive surveys have shown that the gentle marine creatures are beginning to bounce back from near extinction. The photogenic green sea turtles were designated as “endangered” in...

The Big Apple Celebrates National Pollinator Month

The city is buzzing with parties and events so get ready because this June we are celebrating National Pollinator Month! If you find yourself in the Big Apple this summer, these eco-events are family friendly ways to celebrate the 450 different species of pollinators that...

The Best Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

As the holiday season comes to a close, it will soon be time to take down your decorations until next year! If you’ve purchased a real Christmas tree this year, there are plenty of options for an environmentally friendly disposal. Here are some tips to...

How You Can Save Water in Your Home

The earth holds fresh water beneath its surface, but it is being used faster than it is being replenished. Society lives off groundwater, which is our main source of drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American family of four uses...