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Whales, from above

The photographer Sutton Lynch is documenting a dramatic turning point off the coast of Long Island — a resurgence of sea life after decades of depletion.
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Northeast shark sightings are on the rise. Climate change plays a part

There aren’t necessarily more sharks in the water than before—they’re just migrating, thanks to warmer ocean temperatures, to exactly where we are.

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Hudson River rise is here. How nature will (and won't) adapt

The Hudson River is expected to rise as much as four feet in the next 60 years as climate change continues to accelerate across the globe.

Biden announces offshore wind farm to supply power to New York

Biden announces offshore wind farm to supply power to New York

The approval of 12 wind turbines east of Long Island moves the Biden administration closer to its clean energy goals — but it has a long way to go.
For Lease: Windmill space in the Atlantic between Long Island and New Jersey
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For Lease: Windmill space in the Atlantic between Long Island and New Jersey

The proposed lease sale is part of the Biden administration's push to develop 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030.
The case of Long Island's disappearing Brood X cicadas
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The case of Long Island's disappearing Brood X cicadas

The insect cohort known as Brood X may not emerge on Long Island, a sign of humanity’s effects on even nature’s most reliable periodic events.
Paul Greenberg, Carl Safina: We need an infrastructure package for nature
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Paul Greenberg, Carl Safina: We need an infrastructure package for nature

The long-term needs of ecosystems should come before our knee-jerk demands to get back to life.
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