Pandemic may Lift Veil on Global Water Crisis

The 2016 New York Drought was considered by many to be the worst drought to affect Western New York and parts of the Finger Lakes Region that exists on record. By the middle of July of that year, the percent of the State by area that was in severe drought according to the […]

2020-05-15T15:11:51-04:00May 15th, 2020|

Scenic Hudson: Harnessing the Inspirational Power of the River

Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson, and his staff educate about and advocate for the Hudson River and the surrounding valley. He described the organization’s mission and accomplishments at a recent presentation organized by Noble Horizons.

A recent hike in Connecticut’s northwest corner took him to a height where he could see the interconnectedness between New York and […]

2020-05-14T17:16:22-04:00May 14th, 2020|

Researchers find Virus Alters Honey Bee Behavior

The Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus or IAPV, is the latest rampant virus to wreak havoc on honey bee colonies nationwide including its link to the outbreak of honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder that has taken place over the last decade in the U.S. In an uncanny new development, researchers at the University of Illinois at […]

2020-05-06T15:20:03-04:00May 6th, 2020|

Village Celebrates Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary Together. Apart.

This year, Earth Day will celebrate its Golden Anniversary as we recognize its 50th year worldwide. The annual April event first began in 1970 and now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since its inception, Earth Day celebrations have coincided with […]

2020-04-24T10:20:46-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Dead Ice in Iceland

 

Glaciers have stopped growing. Over the past century, glaciers across the globe have been retreating in the wrong direction. According to the National Snow & Ice Data Center, “Over 90 percent of the measured alpine glaciers in the world are retreating, in almost every major glaciated region” (nsidc.org). The Okjökull Glacier in Iceland is the […]

2020-01-28T14:43:00-05:00August 10th, 2019|
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