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The LIRR. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s LIRR station deforested

Emily Chao December 17, 2023
In mid-November, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Stony Brook station, usually surrounded by trees and vegetation, looked bare after the trees on the south side of the platform were cut down.
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How neocolonialism is killing our planet

How neocolonialism is killing our planet

Benjamin Joffe April 23, 2021
#OPINION Corporations and governments across the world are pushing the Earth deeper into the global climate crisis, and immediate action must be made to combat this.
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A fossil fuel plant from the New York state website. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY faculty and staff push for retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments

Alek Lewis April 18, 2021
A group of employees of the State University of New York (SUNY) wants their retirement fund to pull their investments from industries and companies damaging to the environment and contributing to climate change.
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The bulls-eye rash is a common symptom of Lyme Disease. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.5

Columbia University professor gives lecture on Lyme disease

Doyeon Jean Jang September 28, 2018
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser, visited Stony Brook University to give a seminar titled, “Lyme Disease Emergence: A Coupled Natural and Human System” on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
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