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Op-Ed: Comprehensive initiatives to make New York City’s waterfront stronger
News Op-Ed 8/24/2013 at 11:51AM

MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s weekly radio address New York City’s waterfront is an incredible resource that contributes to the great quality of life we New Yorkers enjoy. It’s also a backyard for millions of families and our first line of defense against future storms and flooding. We’re hard [...]

New research center to study Jamaica Bay ecosystem
New research center to study Jamaica Bay ecosystem
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 8/13/2013 at 11:40AM

A top-tier research center promoting resilience in urban ecosystems is coming to Jamaica Bay. On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced CUNY will house the new Science and Resilience Institute. The leaders also laid out progress on the cooperative management of Jamaica Bay parkland and waters. “The new consortium [...]