Dulce Fernandes worked for GRACE's water and energy team and blogged at Ecocentric until she left the foundation in 2011.
These Michigan teens are leading a high profile campaign to make Girl Scouts cookies more environmentally-friendly. What started as a research assignment 5 years ago became a national campaign backed by organizations like the Rainforest Action Network and the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Ecocentric returns to the Brooklyn Grange, the world's largest rooftop farm, to take in the view and catch up with co-founder Gwen Schantz. Check out the interview to hear her thoughts about roofs, urban ag and future plans.
A recent report by the Center for American Progress, authored by investigative journalist Jennifer Washburn, examined ten large-scale, long-term contracts that govern corporate-funded energy research at several major universities and concluded that these partnerships fail to establish adequate safeguards for scientific objectivity and academic independence.
In this slideshow, three residents share what Long Island’s marine waters mean to them and the community they live in, as well as their thoughts on the impact that old power plants have had on the marine environment.
Ecocentric bloggers have a soft spot for cool stuff on roofs. Check out a slideshow of our latest venture above street level and read about sub-irrigated planting systems, a diy technology that could revolutionize urban food production.
This Saturday, June 26th, more than 500 hands-joining events are planned for beaches across the United States to protest oil drilling and the dangers it presents to marine wildlife, fishing industries and coastal communities.