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Climate change is sinking Hamptons property values
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Climate change is sinking Hamptons property values

Premiered: July 18, 2018

While rising sea levels is a familiar concern among scientists, it is now getting the attention of the real estate market. Homes in coastal regions, like the Hamptons, that are at great risk of chronic flooding can start to see changes in property ...

Billion Oyster Project
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Billion Oyster Project

Premiered: May 30, 2018

Our partners at MetroFocus take you inside the citizen science project working to restore one billion oysters to New York Harbor by 2030.

New Life For An Old Bridge
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New Life For An Old Bridge

Premiered: June 6, 2018

For its next public service, the old Tappan Zee is going underwater, and it’s a boom to our ecosystem. Our partners at MetroFocus have the details.

Cuomo’s Bag Ban Stalled
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Cuomo’s Bag Ban Stalled

Premiered: June 11, 2018

Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany. Our partners at MetroFocus find out why.

The Urban Jungle
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The Urban Jungle

Premiered: May 9, 2018

There's much more to New York City than bricks and concrete. In fact, we are surrounded by 1o,000 acres of forestland. That's more than 10 times the size of Central Park. As an added bonus, most of the forest is on land owned by the City. ...

Chocolate Facing Extinction?
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Chocolate Facing Extinction?

Premiered: February 6, 2018

Could chocolate go extinct? Our partners at Metrofocus explore how global climate change is effecting the regions where some of our favorite foods grow. Becca Benner, New York State science director at The Nature Conservancy, joins us to ...

The Climate Debate
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The Climate Debate

Premiered: December 13, 2017

One of the nation’s leading environmental activists, Bill McKibben, launches a radical attack against the fossil fuel industry and seeks to transform the climate debate.

From Trash to Treasure
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From Trash to Treasure

Premiered: December 8, 2017

This segment was produced by Metrofocus in partnership with Peril and Promise. See how trash is being transformed into high-fashion wearable treasures. Orange is the New Black actress Alysia Reiner launched the line and she joins us to discuss ...

What’s Fresh and Local
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What’s Fresh and Local

Premiered: July 6, 2017

From our partners at Metrofocus: As part of our ongoing series, Peril and Promise, we’re taking a look at global warming and the impact it is having on one of our most important food sources… fish.  What can you do to help?  And what are ...