By Lieselot Bisschop Environmental crime ranges from the smuggling of hazardous waste to the killing of elephants for their ivory. I have been studying environmental crime and one thing is very clear to me: it is a phenomenon for which …

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will share its roadmap for cleaning up three Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens: Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek, and Wolff Alport. Join New Yorkers at this community meeting at Borough Hall (209 Joralemon St. …

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Professor Milena Popov’s Introduction to Sustainability Studies (SUS 299) students have been devising methods to clean up oil spills, exploring the traditional methods such as aeration, filtration, sedimentation, conglomeration, and even brainstorming new and improved methods. For example, using a filter …

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In preparation for the People’s Climate March, local, national, and international environmental leaders will be discussing why a new international treaty to reduce greenhouse gases should be pursued by world leaders on September 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the …

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The 2014 Caribbean Youth Exchange for Climate Change Resilience is a workshop in support of the People’s Climate March, and sponsored by Harriet Communications in association with CUNY, Afrobeat Radio, the AfroLatin@ Project, Braata Productions, Afropresencia, and El Puente. Date: Friday, Sep …

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