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Long Island Sound

The Soundkeeper: A Story of Political Courage

Kai Sherwin | Posted 05.17.2016 | Teen
Kai Sherwin

With his wild white hair, gold sea-anchor earring, and seaman's cap, Terry Backer seemed like your typical New England fisherman. He certainly did not...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Is It All Just 'Fishiness'?

Erica Wides | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

My niece, Sophie, spent last week "down the shore" as they say in New Jersey. Her friend has a beach house, and they invited her to visit. Lucky! See...

Making the Grade: Clean Water Proponents Issue Report Card for Long Island Sound

Kyle Rabin | Posted 07.01.2016 | Green
Kyle Rabin

It is thoughtful action by government, individuals and communities that will be crucial to overcoming the many challenges that confront Long Island Sound and many other bodies of water. The report card format is a smart step forward in the process of preserving our waterways.

What Is Long Island Sound Worth?

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Kyle Rabin

Once called the "American Mediterranean" and more recently described as "The Urban Sea," Long Island Sound is considered one of North America's most urban yet biologically diverse estuaries.


Jack Schimmelman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

Being chronically ill is learning about love. Whether I believe I can recover or not, I am blessed.

Keeping Afloat: Why Supporting Small, Local Commercial Fishermen is Important [Video]

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

I met up with Phil Karlin a couple weeks ago to learn all about small, family-owned commercial fishing operations in the New York area.