Science

Federico Uribe: Plastic Reef Community Resources

According to the UN Environment Programme, more than ten million metric tons of plastic enters our oceans every year. The contradictory feelings elicited by Plastic Reef prompt us to reflect on our choices and consider how changes to our daily routines can reduce plastic waste. Here’s how you can help!

National Night Out 2021

Hudson River Museum took part in National Night Out 2021 alongside members of the Yonkers Police Department and more than a dozen other organizations.

Visualizing Climate Change—A Tall Order

It’s Climate Week NYC and hundreds of political leaders, activists, and representatives of various nations have gathered at the UN to address climate change. It’s also FridaysForFuture, and millions are again marching in a climate strike around the world. At the HRM, we visualized climate change over time by printing out an illustration by Randall Munroe of XKCD.

1929: The Elephant in the Room

1929, the year the stock market crashed, was also the year the American Museum of Natural History gave the Hudson River Museum the gift of a taxidermied elephant.