The Future of Long Island: Environment

As the population grows, the challenge to keep the footprint down increases.


Environmental balancing act

The challenge: Limit the collective environmental footprint of 2.8 million residents.

Reducing LI's trash

LIers produce nearly 22 percent more trash per capita than the New York State average.

Photos: LI wildlife

Images of Long Island's habitats and wildlife.

Voices of Long Island

Newsday talked to 10 Long Islanders about the environment.

Environmental concerns

A look at six of LI's environmental concerns, status, and solutions.