Environmental groups push for a green deal
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Environmental groups push for a green deal

The proposal, which has been described as a New York State version of the Green New Deal currently under debate in the U.S. Congress, would be the first of its kind nationally, and could encourage other states to attack climate change head-on, its backers say.

Third annual ‘Running of the Fish’ marks herrings’ return
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Third annual ‘Running of the Fish’ marks herrings’ return

The Bronx River Alliance, in collaboration with the parks department, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection collaborated in early April to stock the Bronx River with 400 alewife, a type of river herring.

New Yorkers give back at Hunts Point’s Food Bank

The event, part of the Woman to Woman campaign that takes place every March during Women’s History Month, seeks to raise awareness and funds to help distribute these expensive products that sometimes are forgotten when people think of basic needs for women in poverty.