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After several starts and stops, The Water Tank Project is moving along. Organized by the environmental nonprofit Word Above The Street, the program will showcase art on water tanks all around the city to raise awareness of sustainable environmental practices and water conservation. The artworks, which include pieces already on display by Laurie Simmons and […]

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Yarn-bombing artist Olek is in trouble for crocheting an underwater sculpture off the coast of Mexico. Wearing scuba gear, the artist dove into Cancun’s Underwater Museum and encased a sculpture in yarn, making it look like a colorful, fuzzy bomb. The profusely self-documented stunt was made in an effort to raise awareness for environmental causes. The artist failed to consider her […]

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Six environmental groups have filed a petition asking for a state-wide ban on a class of rat poison that they say has been the cause of many wildlife deaths in New York City. According to post-mortem examinations by the State Department of Environmental Conservation, many animals — hawks, crows, deer, even cats and dogs — […]

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The highest court in New York State ruled this week that towns can use zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracking within their borders, the New York Times reports. There has yet to be any fracking in the state, as the State Health Department studies its harmful potential, but that hasn’t stopped people from worrying what […]

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The Daily Kos recently posted about a “new Red State fad” that’s so absurd it’s difficult to even comprehend. “Rollin’ coal” is the practice of installing parts into your vehicle that make you burn more gas and pollute more… as an anti-environmentalist statement. These people are essentially installing smoke stacks in their cars for the sole purpose of […]

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