Energy & Environment

PBS Nature’s “A Sloth Named Velcro”

Journalist Ana Salceda - who helped rescue a baby sloth in 2000 while working in Panama - talks about the new documentary which follows her return to Central America to learn more about these misunderstood and fragile animals.

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Sasha Chavkin - The New York World/WNYC  |  January 18, 2013 12:53 PM | Comments
Bloomberg administration proposed, then dropped, a database of residents needing evacuation and aid.
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
Plastic bags
Laurie Rabin  |  January 16, 2013 11:49 AM | Comments
New law could force New Jersey consumers to pay for every plastic bag they use. Not everyone is thrilled. VIDEO
Team Rubicon Hug
Mustafa Hameed  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The disaster relief organization operated by military veterans used its skills to begin rebuilding in Rockaway Beach.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:10 PM | Comments
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
Coney Island Hospital
Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
Bradley Beach Sand Dunes
December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Bradley Beach's sand dunes are credited with leaving its boardwalk and beachfront buildings largely intact.VIDEO
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December 17, 2012 11:13 AM | Comments
NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider speaks with New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, who says tourism will be hit hard.VIDEO
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