HabitatMap: Greenpoint Area

HabitatMap is a non-profit environmental health justice organization whose goal is to raise awareness about the impact the environment has on human health. Their online mapping and social networking platform is designed to maximize the impact of community voices on city planning and strengthen ties between organizations and activists working to build greener, greater cities. Below is…

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

(Image Credit: Screenshot of GCEF Website) Sometimes tragedy can lead to a stronger community. Let us explain. Back in 2011, the state of New York received money from ExxonMobil as part of a settlement with the State over the infamous Greenpoint oil spill. The Attorney General’s Office and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) worked together… Read More

Let’s Go Green Brooklyn: Nice To Meet You, Greenpoint

Let’s Go Green Brooklyn: Nice To Meet You, Greenpoint

(Greenpoint mural near the India Street Fairy) We’re proud to announce, after 8 years of hosting the Go Green Greenpoint Festival, we are expanding with a year-round digital hub for all things eco.  We aim to provide Greenpointers with a central resource to organize all local environmental stories, events, and resources. We will share these resources… Read More