Wednesday July 6, 2011
UPDATE: All of the plastic bits were claimed by a budding fashion designer, Sarah, who will make plastic couture with them. I’m so excited to have found someone who’s going to put all of my trashy
Friday April 29, 2011
I couldn’t let this day go by without a nod to my amphibian friends (after all, raganella means tree frog in Italian). You might have heard that amphibian species are in trouble worldwide. Their numbers are
Saturday June 26, 2010
Petroleum has made our lives incredibly convenient and comfortable, but at what cost? At no time has the evidence been more immediate to Americans that our hunger for oil has catastrophic consequences.
Join me and Julia Frodahl
Wednesday June 16, 2010
I decided a couple of weeks ago it was time to cut my hair. I usually just throw it up into a ponytail anyway, so what’s the point of keeping it long? I
Thursday June 10, 2010
I urge you to watch this series of important videos by Dr. Sanjay Gupta about how toxins are pervasive, persistent, and impacting us all, everyday.
An initial reaction to this might be easy to become paralyzed and
Friday April 23, 2010
I’m very excited. Today, I got worms. Red wigglers. The kind that eat trash – food scraps to be exact. Now I won’t have to cart my compostables to the Union Square Farmers Market (a train
Monday March 22, 2010
This past weekend, I participated in Urban Wilderness Action Day, part of Eyebeam’s ElectroSmog Festival. My friend Kris & her hubby Pascal put together this little video recapping my role in the day.
Monday March 15, 2010
It’s been quiet on this little blog for the last couple of weeks. I’ve been hard at work on a project. An urban wilderness intervention project to be exact. It all goes down this Saturday, March
Sunday February 28, 2010
How do you envision urban wilderness? For me, this question brings to mind so many ideas and visions, of what’s wild and alive in the city today, of what was once wild and living in the
Friday February 19, 2010
This post can also be seen on Greenopolis.
Aluminum seems like a fairly innocuous and ubiquitous material. It has many applications: foil for wrapping food, take-out containers, soda cans, electronics components, appliances, cooking wares, car parts. It’s