Veronica Finnegan, the daughter of science
teacher Elisabeth Merrill, hugs Tucker, a cow rescued from
a petting zoo. Tucker is one of many farm animals that have been rescued by the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Sauger-
ties, NY. Tucker was saved and brought to the Sanctuary, where he has been given space and
freedom to grow, Finnegan said. In the past, the Sanctuary has also rescued animals
from hoarding situations, to brutal “backyard” farming operations.

Earth on alert: climate crisis localized

Logan Schiciano and Sophie Grand April 30, 2021

View the full version of this report on the implications of climate change in the greater New York City area, as well as features on current and former Masters' students involvement in environmental...

A throwback to one of EFFECTs composting activities during the fall festival this year. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

EFFECT moves annual Green Week online

Carol Queiroz, Staff Writer April 22, 2020

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and The Masters School’s environmental and sustainability initiative, EFFECT, is taking the celebration online. Due to the current stay-at-home...

“But It’s Recyclable!”

“But It’s Recyclable!”

Anastasiia Gorobets, Blogger November 24, 2019

“But it’s recyclable!” is a phrase I hear my peers say nearly every day to justify a purchase of a single-use-plastic item. Indeed, plastic recycling is often perceived as a panacea for waste and...

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