Countries around the world have committed to protecting 10 percent of the planet’s coastal and marine areas by 2020 as part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. But it is not always easy for countries to agree on where the protected areas should be so they have the biggest conservation impact.
Doctors on Long Island say two migrant children showed up at their hospital in seriously ill condition at least in part because their asthma medication had been taken away by immigration authorities at the southern border.
The Faculty Student Association (FSA) and CulinArt have recently partnered with the Food Recovery Network, a national nonprofit that helps fight food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste and donates it to those in need.
Roxanne Karimi’s research examines how ecological factors influence the cycling of nutrients and contaminants in freshwater and marine ecosystems, and human exposure to these nutrients and contaminants through fish consumption. Her research interests consist of three core areas: 1) mercury bioaccumulation and transfer through the food web, 2) element patterns in aquatic organisms 3) human health effects from exposure to mercury, fatty acids, and other substances through seafood consumption.