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05/15/202005/15/2020 Reporting Suspicious Marine Algal Bloom | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: We are asking for your help to document occurrences pf Harmful Algal Blooms in NY's marine waters. These data are used as guidance to make decisions to promote public health and safety during times when HABs are most active.
04/19/202004/19/2020 Plastics floating in the water: What are the risks? | Research - News: NYSG-funded researchers sought to answer a few key questions: How long does it take for common plastics to degrade in the water? What pollutants might be hitchhiking on the outer surfaces of these circulating, cast-off polymers?
04/19/202004/19/2020 Tiny organisms in the water eating plastic: Could it harm us all? | Research - News: Projects like this one, funded by New York Sea Grant, have brought attention to microplastics, small plastic particles that have found their way into our waterways.
04/07/202004/15/2020 New York Coastlines, Spring 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the spring 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in late spring / early summer to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
02/22/202004/05/2020 New York Coastlines, Winter 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the winter 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in early April to our e-subscribers. We'll send you the issue before it's online in mid-late April.
03/15/202004/02/2020 New York Sea Grant Research: Results and Impacts | Research - News: For nearly 50 years, New York Sea Grant has been supporting university-based research related to a variety of marine, Hudson estuary, and Great Lakes topics and issues.
03/31/202003/31/2020 In Media: Study Examines How Sewage Plants Can Remove Medicines from Wastewater | Research - News: A NYSG-funded study of seven wastewater treatment plants in the Eastern United States reveals a mixed record when it comes to removing medicines such as antibiotics and antidepressants.
02/23/201903/15/2020 On YouTube: New York Sea Grant Research Zooms In On Water Quality, Severe Storms, Seafood Safety | Research - News: Results and resources from these 2018-19 NYSG investigations provide useful information to the public, businesses, coastal communities and managers.
02/14/202002/14/2020 In Media: Study Examines Efficiency of Medicine Removal from Wastewater Treatment Plants | Research - News: The study, funded by New York Sea Grant, was published as the cover story in the journal Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology
02/09/202002/14/2020 Refuge Areas Could Protect Prized Fisheries in a Changing Climate | Research - News: How climate change might impact some aquatic organisms in New York’s waters was the focus of a recently-completed NYSG-funded study led by SBU SoMAS researcher Christopher Gobler.
07/14/201101/16/2020 'Tis the Season for Brown Tide | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Brown tide, which is caused by a proliferation of single-celled marine plants called phytoplankton, is in the news again this summer season.
06/16/201101/16/2020 After More Than 40 Years, Hempstead Harbor Reopens Shellfish Areas | Long Island Sound Study - News: On June 1, NYSDEC reopened approximately 2,500 acres of shellfish beds for shellfish harvesting in outer Hempstead Harbor and Long Island Sound.
06/13/201101/16/2020 NOAA's Dr. Jane Lubchenco Visits NYSG | : Meet and Greet for Dr. Jane Lubchenco with New York Sea Grant and Partners at Stony Brook Universit...
04/15/201101/16/2020 NYSG Red Tide Research Featured in Newsday | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Researchers studying the waters of Long Island's Northport Harbor ID-ed a second type of harmful algae never seen before at these levels in New York.
10/04/201001/16/2020 The Gulf Oil Spill: What Have We Lost | : On Friday, October 15, 2010, a panel of experts will assemble at Stony Brook University to answer some questions regarding the Gulf Oil Spill and subsequent relief effort.
05/25/201001/16/2020 NOAA Sea Grant's Response to the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill | : A new NOAA Web site, "Recalling Deepwater Horizon, One Year Later," launches, featuring news releases, scientific journal papers, and links and videos from clean-up effort contributors, including those within the Sea Grant's national network.
02/03/201912/21/2019 NYSG and DEC Announce Nearly $570,000 in New York Ocean Research Grants | NY Ocean Action Plan - Press Release: Funded research grants— awarded to three investigative teams including Stony Brook University, CUNY York College, and the Wildlife Conservation Society—support New York’s Ocean Action Plan.
02/23/201912/21/2019 In Media: Two SBU Teams Awarded Ocean Research Grants to Study Waters off NY | NY Ocean Action Plan - Press Release: Nearly $570,000 in ocean research grants have been awarded to three investigative teams, two of which are from Stony Brook University. The teams will work to identify the biodiversity of the offshore ecosystem of the New York Bight and investigate the species and uses of New York’s ocean environment.
04/01/201912/21/2019 In Media: York Biology Professor, Part of a Team Awarded Over $500,000 for Research | NY Ocean Action Plan - News: York College has become one of three investigative teams to be awarded almost $570,000 for an ocean research grant under a New York Ocean Action Plan partnership between NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NYSG.
09/08/201911/25/2019 In Media, On YouTube: Protect Your Dog From Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: “Not all algal blooms are harmful, but some dense populations of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that can have serious effects on liver, nervous system, and skin of humans and their pets.”
11/19/201911/19/2019 Great Lakes Research Consortium Awards Funding to Five Projects | Great Lakes Boating & Marine Trades - Press Release: "We are excited about these projects that are exploring innovative approaches for applying science to critical issues facing the Great Lakes and the Great Lakes communities and economies. The results of these projects will not only benefit the Great Lakes region, but have implications for water bodies far beyond," said GLRC Director Gregory L. Boyer, Ph.D.
06/12/201811/14/2019 2018 Harmful Algal Bloom Symposium | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Credit: Ryan Strother / NYSG. Forward The inaugural Harmful Algal Bloom Symposium...
07/27/201811/14/2019 2018 Suffolk County Harmful Algal Bloom Symposium: Summary Report | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Credit: Ryan Strother / NYSG. Foreword The inaugural Harmful Algal Bloom Symposiu...
09/04/201811/14/2019 Cloudy Waters: Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: The two things that people should do when they suspect a HAB is avoid any contact with the water, and report the bloom to the proper authority.
02/23/201911/14/2019 In Media: Crucial LI Sound Research Receives Funding | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: More than $1.5 million in funding has been awarded for four research projects looking into ecological issues in the Long Island Sound (LIS) and its watershed.
08/29/201811/14/2019 In Media: NYSG's New Wave of Research at Stony Brook University, Cornell | Research - News: Scientists are seeking solutions for harmful algal blooms and better aquatic invasive species detection, as well as ocean acidification, flood risk, and a pervasive microbic food-borne pathogen.
12/11/201811/14/2019 In Photos, On YouTube: NYSG and the Long Island Sound Study prepare teachers to "Be in the KNOW" | Long Island Sound Study - News: The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program, now in its eighth year, provides teachers the opportunity to educate their peers and share successful classroom teaching strategies on issues that affect the health of Long Island Sound.
07/08/201811/14/2019 On Air, In Media: Pet owners warned of potentially lethal algae in NNY waters | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: In Summer 2018, NYSG partnered with the Pennsylvania and Lake Champlain Sea Grant programs and New York State Parks to remind dog owners to enjoy the water this summer, but remember to stay smart, safe, and informed about algal blooms and their impact on people and pets.
12/10/201811/14/2019 On YouTube: On Long Island, Post-Superstorm Sandy, an Upside | Marine Coastal Processes & Hazards / Research - News: NYSG-funded research Charlie Flagg discovered an unexpected side effect of October 2012's Sandy: a breach opened in Long Island's Fire Island region after the superstorm increased circulation and flushing, which has led to better water quality, and reduced incidence of harmful algal blooms.
02/06/201911/14/2019 On YouTube: Over $1.5 Million Funds Four Long Island Sound Research Projects | Long Island Sound (Research) - Press Release: Projects, which were a focus of a March'19 conference, address Sound ecological health topics, like hypoxia, biological parameters for water quality management and the scope and impact of landscaping practices.
04/19/201811/14/2019 Over $1.1M for New York Sea Grant Research in 2018-2019 | Research - Press Release: Scientists are seeking solutions for harmful algal blooms and better aquatic invasive species detection, as well as ocean acidification, flood risk, and a pervasive microbic food-borne pathogen.
04/25/201811/14/2019 Scientists Use Innovative Genetic Methods to Locate Sources of Pollution, Contamination | Research - News: Scientists are using DNA to trace sources of bacterial pollution in NY's waters, including the Hudson River and near Buffalo's Gallagher Pier.
10/01/201911/14/2019 State of the Bays: "But There Is Hope" | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: "Continued efforts are needed to restore Long Island's coastal waters," says Stony Brook University investigator Chris Gobler. "It's up to us to leave the environment in better shape than when we found it."
10/30/201711/14/2019 State of the Bays: Action Plan Released on Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Sea Grant has an integral role in developing this first-of-its-kind comprehensive and integrated strategy to guide the work of multiple levels of government, scientists and academia to address increasingly frequent algae blooms that have plagued marine waters, threatening both Suffolk County’s environment and economy.
06/06/201811/14/2019 Stay Smart about Algal Blooms in 2018 | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: New York Sea Grant is partnering with the Pennsylvania and Lake Champlain Sea Grant programs and New York State Parks to remind dog owners to enjoy the water this summer, but remember to stay smart, safe, and informed about algal blooms and their impact on people and pets.
08/22/201811/14/2019 The Climate Change – Nitrogen – Salt Marsh Puzzle | Research - News: In her recent paper, published in Ecosphere, written with Anne Liberti and Stephen Baines, and funded in part by NYSG, Mary Alldred and her team studied factors of salt marsh health, in particular salinity—the amount of salt dissolved in the water—as well as nitrogen content.
09/09/201411/14/2019 Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: Our new publications alert those who live and recreate by New York's waters of potentially lethal toxins that can poison people, household pets, waterfowl and livestock.
06/08/201611/14/2019 Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms: NY Sea Grant Shares Risk Reminder for Pet Owners | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: As air and water temperatures warm, New York Sea Grant is reminding people with dogs that enjoy waterfront areas about the health risk posed by harmful algal blooms.
03/22/201911/14/2019 New York Coastlines, Late Winter 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: In June, NYSG will release the late Spring / early Summer '19 issue of its flagship publication, New York Coastlines. E-subscribers will receive it first, so be sure to sign up ... and, in the meantime, check out our late Winter '19 edition.
08/31/201611/14/2019 New York Sea Grant Awards Buffalo State Researchers Nearly $12K to study water at Gallagher Pier | Research - Press Release: Congressman Higgins announces study at Gallagher Pier on Buffalo’s Outer Harbor where NYSG-funded researchers are using next-generation sequencing to pinpoint potential problem areas.
06/06/201211/14/2019 NYSG a Sponsor of 1st Annual LI Green Infrastructure Conf & Expo | Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) - Press Release: NYSG is a sponsor of the 1st Annual Long Island Green Infrastructure Conference & Expo focusing on ‘Protecting Our Water Resources.' The event will be hosted by tthe Nassau and Suffolk County Soil and Water Conservation Districts at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Thursday, June 21, 2012.
05/31/201311/14/2019 NYSG a Sponsor of 2nd Annual LI Green Infrastructure Conf & Expo | Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) - Press Release: Mid-June '13 conference to focus on ‘How to Address Water and Energy Issues and Benefit by Going Green During Tough Economic Times.’
09/01/201611/14/2019 On Air: NYSG-funded Scientists study DNA to find pollution source in Great Lakes | Research - News: As heard on WBFO 88.3 FM, a new NYSG-funded study focuses on Gallagher Pier on Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, where researchers are using next-generation sequencing to pinpoint potential problem areas.
04/21/201411/14/2019 On Blog: Municipal Officials Conference: Managing Cesspools & Septic Systems to Protect LI’s Waters | Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) - News: Approximately 130 coastal managers, septic and cesspool company business owners, researchers, water quality professionals, elected officials, engineers and concerned citizens gathered for a March 2014 conference to hear experts deliver much needed information about the state of Long Island’s cesspools and septic systems and where we go from here.
06/04/201711/14/2019 On YouTube, On Air, In Photos: State Invests $2M in NYSG to Advance Cutting Edge Brown Tide Research | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo's investment will restore shellfish populations to improve water quality and mitigate brown tide in Long Island's waters.
08/10/201711/14/2019 On YouTube, On Air: State of the Bays: Communities Respond to Colorful Tides that Could Signal Harm | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: “2017 has been one of the worst years for brown and red tides,” said Dr. Christopher Gobler. “Conversely, blue-green algal blooms have been mild thus far.”
06/06/201411/14/2019 On YouTube, On Blog: NYSG Harmful Algal Bloom Workshops a Model for Helping Great Lakes Stakeholders | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Connecting diverse stakeholders with science experts to help mitigate the environmental and economic impacts of related outbreaks.
12/16/201311/14/2019 On YouTube: Canada Geese Causing a Water Quality Issue? | Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) - News: NYSG Water Quality Specialist Eileen Keenan, who was a moderator at the NYSG co-sponsored Second Annual Long Island Green Infrastructure Conf & Expo this past summer, discusses the issue with Long Island Report.
07/24/201711/14/2019 On YouTube: Sea Grant Harmful Algal Blooms Info at State Parks Alerts Dog Owners to Potential Risk | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: The HABs information resources - which include a fact sheet and brochure - are being well-received by pet owners, according to New York State Parks officials.
06/22/201611/14/2019 On YouTube: Sometimes Beaches and Lakes Aren't Completely Safe for Your Pets | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: When the summer heats up lots of people head to area beaches and lakes but there is a threat to you and your pets brewing in the water.

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