Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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Thanksgiving is here, and planning is underway for the festive meal traditionally shared with family and friends. more
When men with heavy equipment showed up in the parking lot of 714 W. 231st St., earlier this month, neighbors became wary. After all, the neighborhood lies within the Special Natural Area District. Most modifications to buildings and grounds must be cleared with the city before work begins — even if it’s a single, 6-inch diameter tree. more
Late summer was clearly yellow jacket season. Exactly where they spent the earlier warm months was unclear, but by late August they were buzzing around beneath the park benches, busily crawling on discarded sugary snacks. more
The ubiquitous three-leaves of poison ivy are becoming more and more common across New York City. more
In a recent Green Scene column, I indicated that there were relatively few luciferins — organisms like fireflies that like to glow — that exist in our environment. In fact, there are only four main ones. more
When I took a physiology class in college, we performed various experiments. Among them was a demonstration of firefly lightning in which we mixed luciferin with luciferase and produced the yellow glow of bioluminescence. more
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