environment

A team from Rochester Institute of Technology, in partnership with New York Sea Grant, is addressing plastic pollution in Rochester, N.Y., by studying how litter enters the sewer system and ultimately impacts the environment and water sources. The project involves the use of “Littatraps,” devices installed in sewer drains designed to catch debris larger than […]

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has implemented an annual brush burning ban from March 16 to May 14, as announced by Commissioner Basil Seggos. This preventive measure, enacted yearly since 2009, aims to mitigate wildfire risks and reduce air pollution, particularly noting the heightened fire danger following an unusually dry winter. […]

Usher will be Co-Host on CBS’s new competition reality series “The Activist”. The competition show featuring six inspiring activists who have teamed up with three high-profile public figures. Usher will join Priyanka Chopra, and Julianne Hough. The show’s goal is to bring meaning to their causes like health, education, and the environment. The activists will compete against […]

The recent disappearance of the Utah Monolith without any explanation had people scratching their heads, searching for answers. Was it park rangers? Did aliens come back and retrieve it? Was it taken down by the artist that created it? According to outdoor lifestyle photographer Ross Bernards, it was allegedly taken down by a group of […]

As of March 1rst the statewide plastic bag ban will be in effect and Wegmans is getting a head start. This supermarket chain will stop offering plastic grocery bags starting January 27th, 2020. There is an urge for all customers to switch to re-usable bags for their groceries. If you do not own many or […]


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