Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Examining Environmental Factors Affecting Fish Species in NYC

December 18, 2014

This group analyzed abiotic environmental factors between the bodies of water in CPL and NYBG. These included pH, dissolved solids, and visible pollution. The group also examined water samples for algae particles and microscopic pollution. These experiments coupled with statistical analysis of the 2013-2014 Bioblitz data give a clearer picture in determining the relationship between […]

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Food Waste: Who Needs it Anyway?

December 17, 2014

The environmental and social impacts of food waste are felt around the world. The environmental impacts include the emission of greenhouse gases, like methane, which contribute to climate change. The social impacts include hunger and the depletion of vital, natural resources. Because the causes of food waste in developing nations differ from those in developed […]

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Graffiti and Street Art in the Urban Environment: Are Diversity and Prominence of Art Correlated?

December 11, 2014

New York City is covered with the creations of artists all throughout the five boroughs. Diverse in size and scope, the graffiti and street art that cover the walls of tall buildings, warehouses and public spaces are found in many different neighborhoods- a quick tour of the different areas in the city reveal that some […]

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