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Why individual actions are dragging down the environmental movement

Matt Venezia April 18, 2021
#OPINION: For a sustainable future — and an environmental movement with a tangible, positive impact on climate change — a focus on organized systemic change is necessary.
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Stony Brook researchers find chinstrap penguin population plunged nearly 60%

Deidre Redhead February 16, 2020
Recorded in breeding pairs, researchers found the total numbers of pairs to be 52,786 — nearly 60% less of their total of 122,550 pairs in 1971.
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SBU professor goes to Brazil to enforce shark trade regulations

Rachel Siford November 11, 2014
Assistant Professor Dr. Demian Chapman of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences went to Brazil to teach a workshop on international regulations on the shark fin trade.
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Under the microscope: scientists use bacteria to modify crops

Mallory Locklear April 15, 2014
Golden rice is a genetically modified crop. The difference between it and its standard rice counterpart is that small changes have been introduced that allow it to produce beta-carotene, the precursor to Vitamin A.
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