Some Chinese families are emigrating to the U.S. to spare their children having to live with poor air quality in China, World Journal reports.
The Dominican community in New Jersey turned out to help the victims of severe flooding back home, Reporte Hispano reports.
The FDNY will unveil a new fleet of ambulances powered by electricity, with curbside charging stations, as part of an initiative to combat air pollution, a major concern in the South Bronx, Mott Haven Herald reports.
According to a new report by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, pollution concentrated in poor areas – where most minorities live – is causing hundreds of premature deaths each year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Four years after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of NYC, what is the state of some of the hardest hit NYCHA developments? Colorlines takes a look.
According to a study, poor city neighborhoods where mostly Hispanic and African Americans live are disproportionately affected by pollution from trash trucks and landfills, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
“The Other Side of Me,” a photo exhibit on display at LaGuardia Community College, features photos by alumnus Zakaria Ahmed, taken during a trip back to his native country of Bangladesh.
In a City Limits video, the owners of Oko Farms, an aquaponics farm in Bushwick, say they aim to make healthy food accessible and encourage young people of color to go into urban farming.
A family of Mexican immigrant farmers is part of an innovative business initiative in The Bronx, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Queens leaders and community residents expressed concerns recently about how the Flushing West development might affect the community, both Queens Tribune and Queens Chronicle report.
Students in an environmental program in the Bronx are studying seaweed and the contaminants it has absorbed, reports The Hunts Point Express.
Auto shops that vacated Willets Point in Queens may soon settle in their new home in Hunts Point, which they say will be environmentally friendly, reports Hunt Point Express.
Stonewall Inn received landmark status, and now there’s a proposal to make nearby Christopher Park in Greenwich Village a national park, reports Gay City News.
Small businesses complain of higher costs as they get ready to comply with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam, El Diario reports.
Lower East Side lots rescued decades ago by Puerto Rican artists and activists continue to exist as spaces for the community, El Diario reports.