Freshkills Park and Landfill Reclamation

By DANIEL IVKO, age 13 and IndyKids STAFF Once finished, Freshkills Park will be three times bigger than Central Park. PHOTO: Jamie Allen Freshkills Park, a project undertaken in 2008, is currently being built in Staten Island. It is an example of environmentally...

NYC Wildlife

By ABBY GROSS New York City has not one, but five zoos and an aquarium. There’s a home for native and exotic animals in each of the city’s five boroughs. Each issue, Indykids will explore one zoo. The Staten Island Zoo History: This urban zoo was built in 1936 as part...