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70 People Arrested At Climate Change Protest In ManhattanPolice say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building.
A Look At New York's New Climate Change LegislationCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on the new legislation targeting climate change in New York.
Convent Garden: An Oasis In Harlem Where New York Meets 'Miami'"I feel that I was chosen to do this," gardener Juliette "Miami" Davis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Cuomo Takes Steps To Restore Local ShellfishGov. Cuomo announced new steps to restore the shellfish population around Long Island.
Old Christmas Trees Find New Life In New JerseyCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on a program using old Christmas tress to fight erosion at the Jersey Shore.
Goats Go To Lunch, Clear Out Riverside ParkCBS2's Elise Finch has the latest on a group of goats being used to clear out invasive plants in Riverside Park.
Great White Shark Returns To Long Island SoundOcearch, a group that tracks ocean life, posted a picture of the 10-foot fish swimming through the waters not far from shore. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Web Extra: Tagging Cabot, The Great White SharkThis video by Nichole Ring shows Ocearch researching tagging Cabot, a great white shark who was detected in Long Island Sound just off the Greenwich shore of Connecticut on May 20, 2019.
Great White Shark Detected Off The Coast Of Greenwich, ConnecticutA great white shark was detected Monday morning off the coast of Greenwich, Connecticut. Ocearch, a group that tracks ocean life posted this picture of the 10-footer and said it weighs about 500 pounds. CBS2's Dana Tyler

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Town Installs Half-Dozen Recycling Receptacles To Fight Cigarette Butt TrashNot all smokers are going to give up the habit, but the habit of tossing what’s left over just anywhere is getting easier to kick in Port Washington, where cigarette butt receptacles now line Main Street in Port Washington, New York. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Tackling Food WasteIn just a few weeks, hundreds of people will gather at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the annual NYC Food Waste Fair. The event attempts to address food waste in creative and innovative ways. Julie Raskin stopped by CBS2 to talk about it.
Swan Eggs Stolen From Prospect ParkCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the missing swans and swan eggs in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
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Brooklyn Artists Furniture Medium Their MessageAs part of an art installation, Ellie Sachs and Matt Starr built up a large pile of used furniture, putting it on display in SoHo with the sign saying “Free, take what you want.” CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic UsageOn Earth Day, bans on plastic items are in the spotlight in New York, with Long Island leading the way. Bags, straws, stirrers, Styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Suffolk County Moves To Reduce Plastic UsageBags, straws, stirrers, styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
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Free Citi Bikes For Earth Day, Use Promo Code On AppThroughout New York City on Monday, you can celebrate Earth Day by riding a Citi Bike for free. Just use the code EARTHDAY19 on the Citi Bike app to get a free day pass. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Yankees Hire Expert To Help Stadium Go GreenThe Bombers are teaming up with the United Nations to become the first professional sports team to hire an environmental adviser to monitor the sustainability of their stadium. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Citi Bike Offering Free Rides For Earth DayCiti Bike wants to help New Yorkers go carbon-free for Earth Day. 
Will NYC Buildings Be Fined For Not Being Green?CBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on New York City's plan to enforce new green standards on buildings.
Corey Johnson, City Council Debate The NYC Green BillThursday's Council meeting promised a more robust legislative package than usual, with at least one backer calling the eight-bill package "a Green New Deal for New York City."
Basement To Table: New Farming Tech For NYC EateriesCBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the latest on how hydroponic farms are changing the way New York restaurants get their fresh food.
Cherry Blossoms In Branch Brook Park At Peak BloomThe cherry blossoms in New Jersey's Branch Brook Park are now in "peak bloom."
Mayor's NYC Green Plan Pushes To Rid City Of Single-Use PlasticMayor Bill de Blasio wants to rid New York City of using single-use plastic cutlery, cups, straws and more, and made an executive order Thursday to ban purchasing such items from city agencies. CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Mayor Bans Plasticware From City Agency BudgetsMayor Bill de Blasio wants to rid New York City of using single-use plastic cutlery, cups, straws and more, and made an executive order Thursday to ban purchasing such items from city agencies. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Mayor De Blasio Announces NYC Green PlanMayor Bill de Blasio issued an executive order prohibiting city agencies from buying any unnecessary single-use plastics including straws, cutlery, cups and plates in an effort to prevent climate change.

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