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CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

April 14, 2011
CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

Back for the 2011 season, the CISC Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications! This summer, interns will again have the opportunity to work with CISC directors and staff on a variety of programs exploring sustainability in New York City. If you are a student, no matter field you’re studying, this is a wonderful opportunity […]

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The Ecology of the Big Apple

September 22, 2010
The Ecology of the Big Apple

New York Magazine has a feature piece by our good friend, Robert Sullivan on the new “ecological hot-spot” that is New York City. Essentially, it is a review of the work that has been done, and is being done to understand the ecology of the Big Apple, with all its disturbances, responses, and resilience. He […]

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Urban Resilience

March 11, 2010
Urban Resilience

These days, I spend a lot of time thinking about cities and synergies. I believe that the very basic components of urban sustainability–and education about it–must be grounded in showing linkages between concurrent, parallel,and  symbiotic processes.  We can not talk about anything ecological without discussing the economic or equity component to it. Clearly I’m not […]

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Marine Pest Species Costing Billions In Damage To Fisheries, Coastal Communities And Infrastructure Are Spreading

August 6, 2009
Marine Pest Species Costing Billions In Damage To Fisheries, Coastal Communities And Infrastructure Are Spreading

Marine pest species costing billions in damage to fisheries, coastal communities and infrastructure are spreading as the world’s shipping nations continue to largely neglect bringing into effect an international treaty setting out requirements for consistent handling and treatment of ships’ ballast water, according to new report. Global warming presents an obscure increased threat of the […]

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