PRESS RELEASE: Paddle for the Sound Event to Benefit the Health of Long Island Sound

Environmental advocates and nature enthusiasts will kayak, paddleboard, or canoe to raise funds and awareness  NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Save the Sound is back for its eighth year of Paddle for the Sound! For nine days, this annual Paddle for the Sound fundraiser will virtually bring together athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, and activists for either a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New CT Coalition for Climate Action forged to promote state solutions to “the greatest crisis in history”

New Haven, CT—Environmental organizations, medical professionals, and environmental justice advocates have formed a new coalition focused on state and local solutions to the climate crisis. The Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action came together to help elected officials strengthen the state’s climate law, the Global Warming Solutions Act, to reflect the urgency of the climate crisis […]

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Weekly Update: Keeping Promises

Time to Keep Connecticut’s Climate Promise Connecticut promised to cut climate pollution and protect our future, but the state is not on track to meet its obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Considering the report issued Monday by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we cannot wait any longer to strengthen the state’s […]

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Weekly Update: Starting 2023 with a Bang!

Restoration projects receive impressive support from Congress  Our region’s environmental champions in Congress came through for the Sound! Three of our ecological restoration projects and one Long Island Sound-wide program have received federal funding in the 2023 spending package passed last month. We are thankful to Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from New York and Connecticut’s Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris […]

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Weekly Update: Opening Day in Albany and Hartford

To a baseball fan, they are the two most hopeful words in the English language: Opening Day. They signal the arrival of a new 162-game season, and optimism abounds.   It’s no different in the world of that other venerable American institution, representative government. When Opening Day arrived last Wednesday in Hartford, and a promising new […]

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November Restoration Update: Climathon, Rye’s Blind Brook, and Data from CT Cleanup

Save the Sound Brings Living Shorelines Solutions to the New Haven Climathon  Last weekend, over 140 people gathered at the John S Martinez School in Fair Haven for a mini conference on climate change consequences in New Haven and solutions to address them. Alex Rodriguez, environmental justice specialist, and Melissa Pappas, ecological communications specialist, joined […]

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Save the Sound’s Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

Couldn’t make this year’s Annual Meeting? Read on for this year’s highlights. For the first time since 2019, we invited Save the Sound members to gather together in-person to commemorate the successes of the past year and look forward to the goals of the coming one. Whether you missed the Annual Meeting, or attended and […]

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October Clean Water Update: Birthday cards, Report Cards, ballot cards, and more

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Clean Water. Read other recent updates on our blog. “In youth,” wrote 19th-century humorist Josh Billings, “we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us.” For the Clean Water Act, which celebrates its 50th birthday next Tuesday, difficulty presents […]

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