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Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members

Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members

On July 9, members of the Shinnecock Nation and their allies held a protest to demand that the Southampton Village Board of Trustees give free beach access to tribal members. Tela Troge, a Shinnecock tribal attorney and director of the Shinnecock Kelp Farmers, sat down with Shades of Long Island to discuss the status of …

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Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels - How and Where it Affects Long Island

Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels – How and Where it Affects Long Island

Climate change affects everyone on this planet. The environment people live in can drastically change if left unchecked. With rising sea levels, Long Island’s unique geographical features make some areas on the island susceptible to more drastic changes. Climate change is a long-term change in local or global climate patterns. Many contributions impact climate change, …

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