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August 30, 2017

Water Views

Coastal Areas: The Unseen Value of Nature

Natural coastlines provide truly valuable services to us, at no cost. They harbor coral reefs, mangroves, wetlands and seagrass - natural assets that are at work each day to provide us with storm and flood defense, food provision, tourism income, and more....more>
August 23, 2017

Water Views

Building A Clean Water Economy

Imagine an investment opportunity with a guaranteed return of at least 400 percent within a year. You put in a dollar and get back five over twelve months....more>
August 16, 2017

Water Views

The Future Of Wastewater Management And The Treatment Of Pollution

Biologists who study whole systems such as ponds, wetlands, meadows or woodlands have discovered that these systems have powerful attributes. These include the ability to self-organize, self-design, self-repair, and self-replicate....more>
August 09, 2017

Water Views

Is Long Island's Most Precious Commodity Tapped Out?

Losing something we rely on, but perhaps take for granted, quickly brings us to appreciate its value. In Suffolk County, many residents now realize that our clean water — both the water we drink and the water surrounding us in bays and ponds — is in jeopardy....more>
August 02, 2017

Water Views

Restoration, Collaboration, And Progress: The Chesapeake Bay Experience

The 1960s was a decade of awareness for this nation. Environmental degradation from centuries of industrialization began to manifest itself in significant and obvious ways: rivers catching fire, the nation's symbol, the Bald Eagle, jeopardized by widespread use of pesticides, air pollution in major cities causing significant health threats....more>
July 26, 2017

Water Views

Anything But Blue: Toxic Tides Taking Hold

As the summer heats up, East End residents are drawn to the water. Nothing spells relief like a dip into a cool water body on a hot day. We seek the peace and serenity offered by daybreaks and sunsets over the water....more>
July 19, 2017
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Water Views

REFLECTIONS ON CHILDHOOD JOYS AT THE END OF LONG ISLAND

I have wonderful childhood memories of flounder fishing with my uncles in Montauk. I can remember catching my first flounder (it felt like I caught a rubber boot) and standing up in the boat shouting, "I caught a flounder!" As the other fishermen began looking my way, my uncles tried to explain the virtues of silence....more>
July 12, 2017

Water Views

Fixing Our Water Starts With Getting Smart

This week, The Independent launches a new series called "Water Views," a dedicated column focusing on the crisis facing the waters across the East End of Long Island....more>
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