Archive for April, 2007

Creek clean up in coney – New hope for foul waterway

Local residents may have noticed construction equipment and workers on the shores of the Coney Island Creek recently. (more…)

April 30, 2007 at 2:02 am 2 comments

Carbon-Neutral Is Hip, but Is It Green?

THE rush to go on a carbon diet, even if by proxy, is in overdrive. (more…)

April 30, 2007 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

Battle of Pier 40 Heats Up Over Big Developments

A showdown on the future of a West Side pier is set for next week, as community residents are pledging to turn out in force for a public hearing regarding two development proposals. (more…)

April 30, 2007 at 1:11 am Leave a comment

Manhattan Beach: A Street Named Trouble

On a November day in 1776, a 25-year-old woman named Margaret Corbin joined her husband, John, in defending Fort Washington, in Upper Manhattan, from an attack by the British. (more…)

April 25, 2007 at 9:10 pm Leave a comment

Plastic goods for your compost heap

Biotech firm Metabolix and agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland plan to sell a plastic that could benefit everyone from backyard composters to marine animals. (more…)

April 25, 2007 at 3:26 am Leave a comment

IBM to crunch numbers for river conservation

IBM is participating in a Nature Conservancy project to improve information gathered to monitor the health of large river ecosystems. (more…)

April 25, 2007 at 3:22 am Leave a comment

Bees Vanish, and Scientists Race for Reasons

What is happening to the bees? (more…)

April 25, 2007 at 3:19 am 4 comments

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