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by TMI staff in Environment
Tue Jun 9th, 2015

Over 240 students from 17 regional schools plus home schoolers are taking part in the Hudson Data Jam Expo at Marist College this Saturday, June 13 from 2-4 p.m.  Judges...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun Jun 7th, 2015

Along with carbon dioxide, a suite of other gases absorb infra-red radiation that is leaving the Earth’s atmosphere, causing global warming.  Methane is one of those gases.  Methane is composed...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jun 2nd, 2015

No one likes pests:  mosquitoes at your barbeque, termites in your basement, caterpillars on your garden vegetables and field crops.  In the past 70 years, the chemical industry has developed...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Thu May 28th, 2015

I’ve been recycling since I was in grade school in the late 1950s. As a school project, we collected and sorted newspapers and magazines.  In college, we recycled aluminum cans....

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Thu May 28th, 2015

Lots of folks don’t understand the value of small wetlands and ponds.  When I lived in upstate New York, land developers hated wetlands because they reduced the housing density they...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun May 17th, 2015

Sometimes environmentalists get accused of being against everything, so it’s important to speak out when the science suggests that a new technology is not obviously harmful to the environment.  Right...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sat May 9th, 2015

May 10- Recently, when I saw the driver of an SUV pitch a soda can out the window, I wondered “how many cans would he need to recycle each day...

by Tonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Sat May 9th, 2015

“You must have the bird in your heart before you can find it in the bush.”
                         John...

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