It wasn’t hackers this time. In fact, a group of environmental and social justice organizations representing millions of Canadians blacked out their websites for 24 hours this past June 4 to protest efforts by Canada’s conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push through a budget bill that would significantly weaken environmental protections.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Skippy Sitarz have announced that the borough has introduced a range of new field trips that will coincide with its already popular Summer Recreation series.
UNION COUNTY – Union County residents are invited to enjoy a series of nature walks through local forests this fall, guided by experts from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. The excursions are part of a free training course in trees and tree care that leads to certification as a Master Tree Steward.
PERTH AMBOY — The local U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be sponsoring the 5th Annual “Christmas in July” cookout luncheon for campers at Kiddie Keep Well Camp on Saturday, July 28.
Not all forms of protein are created equal as to the environmental and health implications of raising and consuming them. A 2011 assessment by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that “different meats and different production systems have varying health, climate and other environmental impacts.”
ELIZABETH — Justice Alliance Network invites community members to join in a “March of Unity” to show solidarity with undocumented immigrants all around the country.