Sound Environment

Targeting Invasive Lionfish

By Chris Szepessy

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A non-profit organization called Robots in Service of the Environment (RSE) has developed a robot that will hopefully be the solution to what many experts have described as the worst man-made ecological disaster ever witnessed. The problem is a massive invasion by the lionfish, a voracious predator that threatens to destroy coral reef ecosystems, native fish stock and fisheries in the Caribbean Sea, Western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Sound Environment

Brewer Takes a Stand for Clean Water

By Benjamin Cesare

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On June 15, swimmer and clean water advocate Christopher Swain became the first person in history to swim the entire 133-mile length of Long Island Sound and the East River. The purpose of Swain’s swim, from Montauk, NY to New York City, was to call for a permanent end to the dumping of raw sewage into coastal waterways.

Sound Environment

Celebrate Setauket Harbor

By Benjamin Cesare

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Laurie Vetere, a local attorney, Charlie Lefkowitz, a former town councilman, along with Mike Kaufman and I, founded the Setauket Harbor Task Force with a mission of increasing public awareness of the harbor’s plight, improving its water quality, and protecting its critical marine habitat.

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