Archive for May, 2009

Trawling For Clues About The Health Of The Sound

Fish surveys create data used by researchers, policymakers  (more…)

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May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

A Small Village Within a Vast City

To cross the City Island Bridge — “Welcome to City Island, Seaport of the Bronx” — is to enter an anomaly: a small town that lives within the borders of a great metropolis, an active fishing village with a 718 area code. (more…)

May 31, 2009 at 4:15 pm Leave a comment

Hurricane barriers floated to keep sea out of NYC

When experts sketch out nightmare hurricane scenarios, a New York strike tends to be high on the list. (more…)

May 31, 2009 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

AN ART-COVERED ISLAND

Governors Island, that 172-acre expanse in the middle of New York Harbor, will become a playground for an international group of 20 artists this summer. (more…)

May 30, 2009 at 3:13 pm 1 comment

Five peregrine falcon chicks hatch atop three city bridges

A trio of peregrine chicks were discovered at the top of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. A baby peregrine falcon nests in Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 9:47 pm Leave a comment

EPA Launches Annual Efforts to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor

With the beginning of the beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is again undertaking a beach and harbor protection program, (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 9:40 pm Leave a comment

Staten Island’s Toxic Stew

This spring, residents of Staten Island’s North Shore received news of a triple toxic whammy. (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm Leave a comment

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