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Climate Change and Flooding Part 1

The Graniteville Swamp area,  as it’s known locally in Staten Island, continues their fight to preserve their wetlands and forests for a number of reasons, from disappearing to builders to increasing their risk of flooding.  In this case, a new BJ’s.

This video covers some of their event, which includes a presentation of Bill McKibben’s video:  Do The Math, along with 3 other Hurricane Sandy videos, followed by a discussion with Carl Alderson from the National Oceanic and Atomspheric Administration (NOAA), and still another presenter with audience Q & A.  And  a computer was made available for the audience during the entire 4 hours ++ to see how their area may be effected by flooding.

For More Info:

Staten Island Coalition for Wetlands and Forests

http://www.sicwf.org

facebook.com/sicwf

and

Flood maps at:  http://www.floodiq.com

About Charlie Olson (84 Articles)
Co-Founder of The Environmenttv.com Co-Founder of Environmental News and Views, Channel 74 Westchester Co-Producer of The Environment TV, Manhattan Neighborhood Network Member of The Collective, WBAI 99.5 FM radio Assistant to producer, Environmental Issues, Staten Island Community TV

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