Lizzy RosenbergManaging Editor
Lizzy Rosenberg is an Ithaca College graduate, Green Matters' Managing Editor, a Catskills-based nature enthusiast, and a helicopter (dog) mom. When she isn't assigning, editing, and writing stories about the world's inevitable demise, she's hiking with her rescue pup, dancing at a concert, teaching ski lessons, or planning her next trip.
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Many Blue Holes Have Been Discovered in the Ocean — but What Are They, Really?What is a blue hole in the ocean? Many have been discovered around the world, with the most recent found just off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan.
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Teach Your Preschoolers Sustainability Through Earth Day CraftsLooking to teach sustainability to your kids? Whether you're a teacher or parent, teach eco-friendliness, specifically to your preschoolers, through various activities and crafts.
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Behind Carole Baskin’s Decision to Close Her Infamous Big Cat RescueJoe Exotic is likely celebrating from his prison cell, over the news that Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue in Florida is officially closing its doors.
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