I also recommend Eco-Logical and Climate Concerns, since the climate is changing so drastically. As you're a New Yorker, I recommend the video "The Sky is Pink" in Eco-Logical's discussion Fracking emits Methane.
After you've searched for topics of interest in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.
"I'm with you Chrissie, Dallas, and Daniel. If an anti-gay supporter wants to be a selfless martyr and end their life over two people loving each other, then let them kindly proceed, as long as they don't take any innocent victims…"
"A real scary video, Joan, but my nerves are made of straw. Glad the surgery went well! Yes, parsley fights inflammations, very good for you!
What a good picture of Ian, you look well!
And this is to wave goodbye as I'm off to the Vesuvius…"
"Hi! a quick update. Surgery went very well, Had very little pain that responded to a little medication. My daughter and granddaughter, Michelle, were with me and brought me home and had a beautiful break-the-fast lunch. I feel great. Ruth,…"
"Wow, Joan. That rising tide video is scary. I can't imagine having to put myself in such continuous danger to collect food for survival. If I was in desperate need and there was a large abundance of food available to collect…"