A dry August is taking its toll on Queens’ community gardens.

A community garden in Queens is struggling to keep their crop going after the driest August since 1994. (NY1 Photo/Clodagh McGowan)

Sonia Ferraro has been gardening her whole life. But she says there is a noticeable difference this year in the fall. “It’s different from other gardens. This year, it was like crying because we drank water and it wasn’t enough,” said Ferraro, founder of Garden Community Gardens in Queens. More than a dozen vegetables and … Read more

NC Zoo will receive the highest international award for environmental sustainability

Asheboro, NC – North Carolina Zoo has been recognized as the recipient of the 2021 Environmental Sustainability Award by the World Wildlife and Aquarium Association. What you need to know The green practices at the NC Zoo are inclusive, from staff to guests. They are the only organization to receive the 2021 Environmental Sustainability Award … Read more