environment

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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Connections: How to combat climate change through policy and individual actions

When it comes to fighting climate change, there tends to be two schools of thought. One says that it’s all about personal responsibility, and acting...
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Wed, 01/30/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: Discussing Governor Cuomo's proposed ban on single-use plastic bags

Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in New York. We discuss the possible impacts with guests from a variety of...
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Wed, 01/23/2019 - 9:50am
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Connections: What does it mean to graduate with a degree in sustainability?

St. John Fisher College has launched a new major: students can now graduate with a degree in sustainability. The program links the campus to the...
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Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:40am
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Connections: The Seneca Park Zoo Society's Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society is honoring organizations and community members for their conservation and environmental efforts. The Zoo will host its...
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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:41pm
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Not a scientist? You can still help collect valuable data

The Cumming Nature Center is a little oasis about an hour south of Rochester. With miles of quiet trails through swamplands and towering pine trees, it...
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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 3:35am
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Connections: Exploring the state of local recycling

When you put something into a recycling bin, is it going to be actually recycled? Steve Orr of the Democrat and Chronicle offered an in-depth look into...
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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:57am
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