August, 2011 News Archive

polar bear

Ice loss a growing concern

Strange things are happening at the top of the Earth. Each summer, the Arctic Ocean, which is normally blanketed in floating sea ice, is losing more and more of its ice cover.

chipmunk with ticks

Has warming spread Lyme?

The Lower Hudson Valley has long been considered the epicenter for Lyme disease in New York state. As a result, most Dutchess County residents are well acquainted with the disease.

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