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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Past Issues 2012

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Mercury is everywhere. In this issue learn:

  • What mercury is
  • How it moves around the environment
  • How you can protect yourself and others from this toxic metal
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Habitats are "home" for wildlife. Find out about:

  • The different types of habitats and the wildlife that live in them
  • What you can do to protect habitats
  • How habitats can change
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Many fascinating animals and plants live in New York's marine waters--our estuaries and the Atlantic Ocean. Find out:

  • How to keep them healthy
  • What animals, fish and plants live in marine waters
  • How we depend on marine waters