Climate Change

Ocean acidification has been found to be a threat to Long Island’s shellfish population and its coastal health. A New York State task force is finalizing a report that has some solutions to the problem.

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The annual Harvard-Yale football game drew national attention for something unrelated to sports this year. Hundreds of activists and supporters took to the field to protest the two schools’ endowments. 

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and National Grid reached an agreement to end a moratorium on new gas hook-ups on Long Island. Cuomo had threatened to revoke an operating license for the energy utility.

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Hundreds of students and attendees occupied the field for a protest during the annual football game between Harvard and Yale in New Haven on Saturday.

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Fishermen, local government officials and conservationists tried to save Long Island’s dwindling scallop population by moving them to deeper waters last week. But the plan was called off.