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Creek clean up in coney – New hope for foul waterway

In Uncategorized on April 30, 2007 at 2:02 am

Local residents may have noticed construction equipment and workers on the shores of the Coney Island Creek recently. Read the rest of this entry »

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Carbon-Neutral Is Hip, but Is It Green?

In Uncategorized on April 30, 2007 at 1:51 am

THE rush to go on a carbon diet, even if by proxy, is in overdrive. Read the rest of this entry »

Battle of Pier 40 Heats Up Over Big Developments

In Manhattan on April 30, 2007 at 1:11 am

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Manhattan Beach: A Street Named Trouble

In Uncategorized on April 25, 2007 at 9:10 pm

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Plastic goods for your compost heap

In Uncategorized on April 25, 2007 at 3:26 am

Biotech firm Metabolix and agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland plan to sell a plastic that could benefit everyone from backyard composters to marine animals. Read the rest of this entry »

IBM to crunch numbers for river conservation

In Uncategorized on April 25, 2007 at 3:22 am

IBM is participating in a Nature Conservancy project to improve information gathered to monitor the health of large river ecosystems. Read the rest of this entry »

Bees Vanish, and Scientists Race for Reasons

In Uncategorized on April 25, 2007 at 3:19 am

What is happening to the bees? Read the rest of this entry »

1000 Days at Sea

In Manhattan on April 23, 2007 at 10:12 pm

Going Coastal will be following the 1000 Days at Sea journey. The website is back up after being swamped with well wishers over the weekend.

Coming to the Old Brig Site in Wallabout

In Uncategorized on April 23, 2007 at 9:49 pm

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There are not a lot of chances to use the words Brig, Wallabout and real estate development in the same sentence, but this is one of them. The city has picked a developer for the site of the old Naval Prison across from the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Read the rest of this entry »

Sustainable New York City

In Uncategorized on April 23, 2007 at 5:09 pm

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