A world renowned eco artist Betsy Damon will present her work to John Jay College students in the Professor Milena Popov’s “When Nature Roars: Global Catastrophe and Human Responsibility” class this Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8:10 a.m. in the …

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As part of the Sierra Club’s Sustainability Series, a panel discussion of city policies around community gardens will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at Seafarers & International House, 123 E. 15th St., Manhattan.  Door open at 6:30 for …

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“It’s Everybody’s Ocean” tells a story of how marine debris is affecting the people of Ikema, a tiny and beautiful island of the Miyako Islands, known for its stunning coral reefs. The island’s once pristine beaches now play host to tons …

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Meredith Monk has spent decades exploring the the human voice. She headlines at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) this holiday season,  presenting a mesmerizing hymn to compassion.  Inspired by the Buddhist conception of oneness,  On Behalf of Nature represents our connection to the natural …

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will share its roadmap for cleaning up three Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens: Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek, and Wolff Alport. Join New Yorkers at this community meeting at Borough Hall (209 Joralemon St. …

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will share its roadmap for cleaning up three Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens: Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek, and Wolff Alport. Join New Yorkers at this community meeting at Borough Hall (209 Joralemon St. …

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Distinguished History Professor Gerald Markowitz will discuss the problem of lead poisoning negatively impacting America’s children during a brown bag lunch on November 10, 2014, at 1:40 p.m. at John Jay College (Manhattan).  Bring your own lunch and join fellow students, environmental scholars, …

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Introduction to Sustainability Studies (SUS 299) students and Professor Mielna Popov enjoyed a field trip last week. They explored Dionisio Gonzalez’s exhibit “Habitable Artefacts“ at the Gallery Richard. Talking to Mr. Jean-Luc Richard, the gallery owner, they learned about the role …

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