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What’s up with microbeads? An update on a tiny terror wreaking havoc in our waterways

In March, I wrote about a new study with a scary conclusion: Experts estimate there are more than 165 million plastic pieces in the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary, a region where fresh river water meets seawater close to shore…. Read More
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Looking for birds and plastic in Denmark

People who love birds look for birds wherever they go. I happen to be one of those people. When I recently took a trip to Denmark, early morning bird watching with my Alaskan malamute dog became one of… Read More
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How street art can help keep waterways clean and clear of trash

I’m strolling down Main Street in Northport, a nautical, perhaps quintessential, Long Island village that comes complete with bay views and the scent of sea spray in the air. A friend across the street calls my name just… Read More
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