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Archive for April, 2011

New York Harbor, Cited for its Greatness

Well well well, New York Harbor has been designated a “Great Waterway” by America’s Great Waters Coalition.  I don’t know what that is exactly, but I agree.  Though Albany was apparently considered a more important city by the Dutch primarily due to it’s access to furs for export back to Europe, it soon became a [...]


There are a number of events that can shut down a shellfish growing area, Red Tide is common in the pacific northwest and the northeast, it is the result of a large bloom of algae that are not dangerous in and of themselves, but rather use up all the oxygen in the water, killing other [...]