Nicole Glass

Save the Saiga: Poachers Responsible for a Dwindling Population

The grasslands of Russia and Kazakhstan are host to an animal that has roamed the earth since the Ice Age, but may soon become extinct: the saiga, a hump-nosed antelope whose population has declined by more than 95 percent since the ...

Grand Cayman Tries to Eradicate Invasive Green Iguanas

Perched on a fence, glaring down from a shady palm tree or wriggling quickly across the road are the Cayman island’s most populous visitors: the green iguanas. These dinosaur-like lizards, native to Central and South America, have made Grand ...

Obscura Day 2012: A Day of Local Exploration

Obscura Day, 2012: A day of local exploration and a celebration of wonder and curiosity. From nighttime tours through Alcatraz to rooftop camping in Brooklyn, this year’s day of exploration will trigger a movement of unique discoveries throughout the world. ...

New York Projects Aim to Make the City More Sustainable

New York City’s eight million residents and skyscrapers, built on one of the world’s largest natural harbors, have made the country’s largest city one of the most polluted. Air pollution is a leading environmental threat to the ...

North Korean Defector Brings Artwork to DC

Washington, D.C. will host a unique, temporary art exhibit from April 13 – 30, depicting images of North Korean oppression, propaganda and satire – an exhibit that takes us on a journey through the mind of a North Korean defector – Song Byeok. “They ...