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Ecosystem

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Research Center To Focus On Ecosystem, Climate Change Around Jamaica Bay

Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined federal officials Monday to announce plans for a new research center focusing on the ecosystem around Jamaica Bay.

08/12/2013

Crews battle a brush fire in Suffolk County on April 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Brush Fires Necessary For Environment On Long Island

“This is a fire-dependent ecosystem. It has to burn to survive,” said Richard Amper of the L.I. Pine Barens Society.

04/12/2012