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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November 8, 2012 8:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman reports on the devastation in the section of Queens known as the Rockaways.VIDEO
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November 8, 2012 8:19 PM | Comments
Coverage of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath focuses on how the region is coping with the worst storm in its history and moving forward with recovery efforts.VIDEO
The National Guard delivered cases of food and water to a distribution site at Surf Avenue and W. 25th Street in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Doug Turetsky for the IBO  |  November 8, 2012 12:16 PM | Comments
While Hurricane Sandy shares the climatic origins of Irene, the extent of the physical devastation is more akin to 9/11.
The line was long at 5 p.m. at the PS 92 poll site.
David Howard King for the Gotham Gazette  |  November 7, 2012 10:50 AM | Comments
While a New York victory for President Obama was expected, the real fights were at the state and local levels.
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November 6, 2012 7:00 AM | Comments
Today is Election Day. PBS member stations are contributing to this live blog -- see what's happening across the nation!
Truck on Broad Street during Hurricane Sandy recovery. MetroFocus/Christina Knight
Christina Knight  |  November 5, 2012 6:45 PM | 1 Comment
Pick-up trucks, vans, Verizon vehicles, pumps and industrial dehumidifiers create a whirring buzz during recovery efforts.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  November 5, 2012 5:14 PM | Comments
The storm is over, but related disasters are still raining down on East Rockaway.
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November 5, 2012 3:47 PM | Comments
Data coders visualize the regional power outages using data from Consolidated Edison.
At the poll station at St. Ann's church in Brooklyn Heights, volunteers held signs indicating the direction to proceed in long lines. Photo courtesy of Tom Stewart.
Cristian Salazar for Gotham Gazette  |  November 5, 2012 12:07 PM | Comments
60 polling sites have been relocated, and the Board of Elections offices are without power.
The auditorium at P.S. 195 in Manhattan Beach was flooded last Wednesday. On Monday, the school opened its doors to students and Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott plan to visit and welcome them back. Image courtesy of Gotham Schools.
Philissa Cramer for Gotham Schools  |  November 5, 2012 11:33 AM | Comments
102 schools remain closed, due to damage or lack of power.
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