Tantalizing: the Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife, Part 3

Matt Schlesinger, chief zoologist with the NY Natural Heritage Program, describes listening for rare bird calls and watching for foraging sea turtles as the program completes a biologic study of Plum Island.

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Hartford’s new zoning code an environmental win!

It may come as a surprise to learn that the brand-new zoning code of our capital city, Hartford, is now among the most sustainable in the country. But it’s true! 

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Pope Francis’ Environmental Appeal: Care for Our Common Home

On occasion of historic papal visit to the U.S., CFE/Save the Sound boardmember Edwin Matthews contemplates what Pope Francis could do for the climate.

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Guest post: How Hempstead Harbor’s clam recovery is fueling the local economy.

Hempstead Harbor becomes NY’s second-highest producer of hard clams, adds nearly $1.36 million in value to local economy, says director of Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee

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A Local Angler’s Call to Action: Save the Kensington Fish Hatchery

Kensington helps support a multi-million-dollar recreational fishing industry, educational programs from young students, and thousands of jobs.

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A Plum Site to Plumb The Coast, In Depth

Steve Resler, retired scientist and active diver, tells us why Plum Island is the perfect site for underwater research and exploration. 

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Farming to Improve Water Quality

Written for the Long Island Sound Study’s Fall 2014 Update, this pair of articles provides great examples of how farming–both on land and at sea–can help reduce hypoxia and improve the Sound’s water quality.

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