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Thu Jul 16th, 2015

Felicia Keesing of Bard and Richard Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies write in the current issue of Science that indeed biodiversity seems to reduce the incidence of...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jul 14th, 2015

July 15- Ever wonder what happens to all the stuff that we put in the atmosphere—gases like ammonia, particles of soot, and other materials, some natural and some as pollutants?...

by Christina Coulter in Environment
Mon Jul 13th, 2015

This article is written by a TMI Intern 
July 14- Last Friday, zoologist Roland Kays of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences addressed a packed auditorium at Millbrook’s...

by Tonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Mon Jul 13th, 2015

July 12- Landowners from Westchester, Putnam parts of Dutchess convened on Sunday, July 12 at the Akin Library in Pawling,  to meet neighbors, share stories about their land and confer...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Wed Jul 8th, 2015

July 9- As I walk along the shore of our property in Maine, I am astounded at the amount of human debris that washes up on the beach. Nylon rope...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Wed Jul 8th, 2015

July 9-When you buy organically grown vegetables, you expect that they have been produced without the use of artificial (industrial) fertilizer and pesticides. And, you expect that they are not...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jun 23rd, 2015

June 24- So are the thoughts of vast numbers of cats, both domestic and feral, that are allowed to roam in nature.

A wide variety of studies have documented the...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jun 16th, 2015

Once I thought of the ocean as infinite. The constancy of seawater was taken for granted.  But, now as we see evidence of increasing concentrations of mercury in seawater, if...

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