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Marine Debris in New York City’s Backyard

By: Lisa Scheppke, Guest Blogger

When people think about New York City, a rich and diverse wildlife habitat is not usually what comes to mind. However, NYC is home to Jamaica Bay, a unique intact estuarine ecosystem consisting of 25,000 acres of salt marshes, intertidal flats and upland forests. 442 more words

Marine Debris

How to Get Noticed by Foundations...

Last fall I was invited to submit an article for an e-book by the fundraising software giant Blackbaud. Never one to pass up an opportunity, I obliged and was surprised when they chose what I wrote for their book. 192 more words


Restoring Cultural Heritage at Indian Island

By: Sherry Lippiatt

It was a devastating and defining event in the history of the indigenous Wiyot people. Under the cover of darkness on February 26, 1860, a massacre, by non-native settlers claimed 200 Wiyot at the Indian Island village of Tuluwat in Humboldt Bay, California. 325 more words

ESSENTIALS - People-Centric Essentials for Software Evolution

New project “ESSENTIALS – People-Centric Essentials for Software Evolution” was accepted by the SNF / www.snf.ch. The project is in collaboration with Prof. Michele Lanza from the University of Lugano (USI) and will fund 4 PhD students.


National Ag Day: 8 agriculture facts you probably didn't know

Happy National Ag Day!

Today, March 25, we’re celebrating along with the Agriculture Council of America a day geared to recognize the abundance provided by agriculture. 564 more words