Sunday, January 21, 2018

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.   When we brush our teeth in the mornings and wash our faces at night, most of us don’t consider these acts to be harmful in any way. But for many (myself included), the toothpaste, soaps, and facial washes we’ve had in our homes contain tiny plastic microbeads that are leeching into our water […]

Robo Fish to the Rescue!

Robo Fish to the Rescue!

July 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Though the waters surrounding us seem active, they are actually passive receptacles. Toxic waste and other pollutants spew into the water, affecting marine life and threatening shore inhabitants. Though they may need rescue, water bodies can’t cry out for help. Currently, our waters await the intervention of scientists and other water advocates who take samples […]

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The nooks and crannies of the Long Island Sound’s coastline stretch for 600 miles and include habitats such as tidal wetlands, coastal forests, grasslands, and rocky shorelines. These habitats are thriving with wildlife– juvenile striped bass and bluefish hide among the plants and ribbed mussels cling to the peat in wetlands, horseshoe crabs crawl along sandy beaches to lay their eggs, and osprey soar overhead looking for their next meal. Then there are all of us who visit our shoreline to swim, boat, or just enjoy the beauty of this precious resource.