Author: Molly

Fresh Kills Landfill Turns a New Leaf

Fresh Kills Landfill Turns a New Leaf

The world’s largest landfill is slated to become the biggest park in New York City.

By Molika Ashford | Posted September 19, 2008

Can plastic bottles make me sick? And what the hell is Bisphenol-A?

Can plastic bottles make me sick? And what the hell is Bisphenol-A?

Asks Ariel from Brooklyn

By Molika Ashford | Posted August 18, 2008

One Meter or Two?—Ask an Ice Shelf

One Meter or Two?—Ask an Ice Shelf

What happens under the floating lip of ice sheets and glaciers could mean more sea-level rise in the next century.

By Molika Ashford | Posted May 30, 2008

The Heat Beneath Your Feet

The Heat Beneath Your Feet

The Department of Energy takes its first step toward clean, renewable energy from the earth.

By Molika Ashford | Posted May 14, 2008

Why do I see stars sometimes when I sneeze?

Why do I see stars sometimes when I sneeze?

– Asks Sarah from Brooklyn

By Molika Ashford | Posted April 14, 2008

Vegetables in the City

By Molika Ashford | Posted March 27, 2008

The Snacks You Used to Step On

The Snacks You Used to Step On

Four hours with New York’s favorite forager

By Molika Ashford | Posted February 13, 2008

Snacks Slideshow

On tour with the “Wildman”

By Molika Ashford | Posted

Harnessing Wind Power in the City

Harnessing Wind Power in the City

A new, smaller design approaches wind energy from a different direction.

By Molika Ashford | Posted January 18, 2008

Citizen Mapping

By Molika Ashford | Posted December 29, 2007

Put that out!

Secondhand smoke causes problems…but how serious are they?

By Molika Ashford | Posted November 29, 2007

How do bikes balance when we ride them?

How do bikes balance when we ride them?

– asks Ariel from Vermont

By Molika Ashford | Posted November 5, 2007