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Back in the day when Emma Lazarus’ “huddled masses” braved dangerous ocean crossings to make a new life in America, they would go on to reference “the old country”, be that Italy, Ireland, Poland or what have...
Newsflash for bird lovers: the Great Blue Herons are back on the nest at the Cornell webcam site. You can see the lovely big birds, hear the sounds of early spring at the Ornithology Lab (including the occasional heron honk and squawk) and follow...
It’s March 1…lion or lamb day. Why March 1? Well, here’s the Farmers’ Almanac take on it. I stopped by the St. Lawrence University bookstore this morning, and shot a couple of campus pictures, trying to decide if...
Oh, spring is getting so close I can almost taste it! Despite the wet snow cover, the days are noticeably longer, the sun is higher in the sky, and the buckets are out. Jeffrey Jenness of Orebed Sugar Shack in DeKalb Junction says it’s been...
Every few years news stories circulate about how advanced the Netherlands is at preventing devastating flooding. Sometimes that’s because of current events like Katrina, or Sandy. Other times the tone of coverage is simple awe at stupendous...
News stories tagged with "weather"
Jan 02, 2002 — Some physicians are concerned about the United States not attending the final talks on the Kyoto Protocol on global warming held in early November. The physicians say global warming is already a problem and is adding to a number of public health threats. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Dec 11, 2001 — Long term climate projections predict conditions will be right to at least temporarily stop the decline in Great Lakes water levels. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Nov 23, 2001 — Some public health experts are concerned a changing global climate, along with increases in carbon dioxide emissions, might be contributing to a sudden rise in the number of asthma cases. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Sep 11, 2001 — Martha Foley talks with Stephen Doheny-Farina, author of The Grid and the Village, about losing electricity, finding community and surviving disaster. His book is a first-hand account of the 1998 ice storm that shut down the North Country and parts of New England and Canada. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Aug 27, 2001 — Dry conditions this summer have left fields of flagging corn crops across St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties. Some much-needed rain has fallen over the last week or so, but as Jody Tosti reports, for some farmers that wet weather may have been a little too late. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 16, 2001 — Although it's been three-and-a-half years since a severe ice storm hit the North Country, clean up continues around the region--particularly in wooded areas. Todd Moe visited Higley Flow State Park, the most heavily damaged state park in the Thousand Islands region. Go to full article
Jul 12, 2001 — Scientists are increasingly convinced that human activity is raising the global temperature, with possible dire consequences. Global warming, climate changes... Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley take on this hot topic in environmental science. Go to full article