July, 2012 News Archive

Limiting emissions key to clean air

There are three major air pollutants in Dutchess County: ozone, particulate matter, and acid precipitation. 

Station to aid water-quality monitoring

A new high-tech environmental monitoring station was unveiled on the banks of the Hudson River. 

New frontiers for coyotes may bring more Lyme disease

How coyotes and other predators influence Lyme risk.

New Hudson River monitoring station in Poughkeepsie unveiled

The new monitor is part of a network of 15 stations that provides round-the-clock data on conditions in the Hudson from Albany to New York Harbor. 

New Hudson River monitoring station in Poughkeepsie unveiled

Cary Institute, NYSDEC, Marist, USGS and partners join forces to protect river.

The ecology of disease

When we do things in an ecosystem that erode biodiversity — we chop forests into bits or replace habitat with agricultural fields — we tend to get rid of species that serve a protective role. 

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A bull market in guinea hens

It's a hot summer in the Northeast — but not as hot as the quirky little market for guinea hens — the latest fad for the monied set looking to do battle against Lyme disease carrying ticks. 

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