environment

Bello’s request to join state climate program referred to committee

Legislation that would allow Monroe County to be part of a state climate action program has been referred to committee for review. County Executive Adam...
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Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:01pm
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Connections: Is it possible to live a life without single-use plastics?

A year ago, Marielle Jensen Battaglia gave up plastic for Lent. She decided that she wanted to live differently. She wanted to find ways to eliminate...
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: Patricia Wright on conservation and her work with lemurs

We sit down with Patricia Wright, a woman sometimes described as the Jane Goodall of lemurs. Wright’s work in Madagascar has led to a massive change in...
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Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:19am
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Connections: Discussing the rise in composting

Do you compost? According to the EPA, nearly 30 percent of what we throw away is made up of food scraps and yard waste. Nationally, composting is on the...
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Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:17am
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Connections: The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards had at least one common theme: food sustainability. Human beings waste a tremendous...
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Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:09am
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Climate activists push Cuomo for higher goals to cut vehicle emissions

Climate advocates are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to strengthen New York's long-term commitment to clean transportation. They're delivering petitions...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 8:25am
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Connections: Previewing the Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society is gearing up for its second annual Environmental Innovation Awards and Symposium . The event celebrates leadership in...
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:11am
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Environmentalists want lower levels for PFOA and other drinking water contaminants

Advocates for clean drinking water say proposed new limits by the state Health Department for chemicals in the water supply that are linked to cancer...
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Fri, 09/27/2019 - 11:57am
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Schumer says USDA is wrong to halt data on honeybees

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to stop collecting data on bee colonies in places like...
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Wed, 08/07/2019 - 1:48pm
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What do we really know about what causes harmful algal blooms?

Lewis McCaffery stands on a dock looking out over Seneca Lake. "Sometimes while you’re doing this job, you do think, 'Wow, I am the luckiest guy to be...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:58am
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