Riverkeeper Archives - State of the Planet

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Sustainability Science Capstone Workshop Investigates Microplastics in the Hudson River

A student group examined the types of microplastics entering the river, and created a way for citizen scientists to help with the research.

by |June 17, 2020
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Should New York Build a Storm Surge Barrier?

A recent event at Columbia University debated the pros and cons.

by |October 24, 2019

Columbia Researchers Help With Plan to Restore and Protect the Hudson River

A comprehensive plan outlines ways to clean up the Hudson River and reduce the impacts from development and climate change.

by |September 18, 2018