EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-29 15:56.
Believe it or not, some invasive species have their defenders, according to the Journal News. That's true for phragmites australis, also known as common reeds, which have taken over Piermont Marsh, but also buffer the nearby town from Hudson River storm surges.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-29 14:02.
Last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced a set of proposed changes to improve the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-22 11:50.
The world's leading scientific authority on climate change warns in a new report that sea levels could rise as much as three feet by the year 2100 because of climate change.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-22 09:51.
Would you like to pay an extra ten cents for that disposable bag that you will probably discard in a few minutes anyway?
Chances are the answer is no - and this simple question could soon make a real difference for New York City's environment.
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Wed, 2013-08-21 10:19.
Chances are you've never heard of a sauger.
But this native New York fish is in trouble ... and environmental officials have developed a plan to bring this important species back to life in the Empire State.
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