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Roadkill Makes for Jolting Read in ‘Crossings’

As human roadways sprawl across a global network, the planet’s other living things have not only found the vehicles that travel them among the world’s deadliest weapons but also that road noise, the impassable divisions of the landscape and more have massive implications for nature. BookShelf reviews Ben Goldfarb’s eye-opening new book, “Crossings,” and the realities of road ecology.

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"This Long Island Tribe Is Dealing With the Impact of Climate Change"

"Becky Genia has spent most of her 67 years on the Shinnecock Reservation, 800 acres on the far eastern side of Long Island’s Shinnecock Bay. Sandwiched between multimillion-dollar mansions and yacht clubs that serve as a playground for uber-rich New Yorkers, it may be hard to imagine a bigger threat to the tiny spit of land than encroaching development. But climate change looms even larger."

Source: Sierra, 04/17/2024

Enviros Sue to Block Expansion of New York State’s Largest Landfill

"Seneca Meadows is running out of space and wants a new permit to grow by 47 acres. The plaintiffs say the landfill emits a foul odor and violates their rights under the state's so-called Green Amendment."

Source: Inside Climate News, 03/26/2024

"Watchdog to EPA: Step Up Gowanus Canal Cleanup Enforcement"

"A major construction project designed to help clean up one of the most contaminated water bodies in the U.S. is years behind schedule and massively over budget, EPA’s independent watchdog said Thursday."

Source: E&E News, 03/22/2024
May 31, 2024

DEADLINE: NYU Stern Climate Economics Journalism Fellowship

This fellowship will bring a group of journalists to NYU Stern’s Greenwich Village campus, Sep 19-29, 2024, to learn from globally recognized experts in the emerging field of climate economics. Open to new and experienced journalists worldwide. Includes stipend and meals. Apply by May 31.

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