all stories tagged "resilience"


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Andrea Vasquez  |  September 11, 2014 2:18 PM | Comments
The Nature Conservancy hosted an evening walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park's wetlands, in an effort to teach New Yorkers about the city's natural assets.VIDEO
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September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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August 27, 2014 1:02 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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Marisa Wong  |  May 7, 2014 11:05 AM | 1 Comment
A new PBS Nature documentary, Leave it to Beavers, tells the story of beavers in North America - their history, their near extinction and their current comeback as modern day eco-heroes.VIDEO
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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments

President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, has some serious suggestions for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to make the city more resilient and ready to withstand another Superstorm Sandy.

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January 17, 2014 1:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 1, 2013 3:17 PM | Comments
Web Extra: Nature Conservancy New York Executive Director Bill Ulfelder talks to host Rafael Pi Roman about his organization's role in disaster risk reduction through environmental initiatives.VIDEO
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