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23

Dec

The cat and the businessman: 2 hurricane survivors take on life after Sandy togetherScared and skittish, Joy spent a year at the ASPCA offices learning to trust people, and now that she’s been adopted, she’s finally living up to her name.

The cat and the businessman: 2 hurricane survivors take on life after Sandy together
Scared and skittish, Joy spent a year at the ASPCA offices learning to trust people, and now that she’s been adopted, she’s finally living up to her name.

30

Oct

5 things Hurricane Sandy changed for the betterFrom cellphone charging stations scattered around New York City to a better hurricane warning system, the East Coast is better prepared for the next big storm.

5 things Hurricane Sandy changed for the better
From cellphone charging stations scattered around New York City to a better hurricane warning system, the East Coast is better prepared for the next big storm.

19

Jul

How a forgotten seawall stopped Hurricane SandyThe 4,000-foot-long wall of rocks ‘provided significant dampening of the waves’ as Sandy hit Bay Head, N.J.

How a forgotten seawall stopped Hurricane Sandy
The 4,000-foot-long wall of rocks ‘provided significant dampening of the waves’ as Sandy hit Bay Head, N.J.

30

Apr

Hurricane Sandy caused 11 billion gallons of sewage overflows
A new report from Climate Central finds that most of the overflow was caused by coastal flooding, which has been made worse by rising sea levels.

Hurricane Sandy caused 11 billion gallons of sewage overflows

A new report from Climate Central finds that most of the overflow was caused by coastal flooding, which has been made worse by rising sea levels.

09

Feb


 Artist gives new life to Sandy’s fallen trees  



A portion of the sales are going to the New York Restoration Project to help plant new trees.
A portion of the sales are going to the New York Restoration Project to help plant new trees.

02

Dec

Finding the Fibonacci sequence in Hurricane SandyIt’s amazing how closely the powerful swirls of Hurricane Sandy match the Fibonacci sequence.

Finding the Fibonacci sequence in Hurricane Sandy
It’s amazing how closely the powerful swirls of Hurricane Sandy match the Fibonacci sequence.

30

Nov

For the next Sandy, NYC eyes cargotecture-based disaster housingNew York City unveils a disaster housing plan centered around retrofitted shipping containers that boast interiors that are like ‘CB2 meets Motel 6’ and that are larger than most studio apartments in Manhattan.

For the next Sandy, NYC eyes cargotecture-based disaster housing
New York City unveils a disaster housing plan centered around retrofitted shipping containers that boast interiors that are like ‘CB2 meets Motel 6’ and that are larger than most studio apartments in Manhattan.

27

Nov

Future looks bright for kittens rescued from Hurricane SandyA good Samaritan scooped up the newborn kittens and their mother and walked almost 2 miles in the storm to deliver them to a N.Y. shelter.

Future looks bright for kittens rescued from Hurricane Sandy
A good Samaritan scooped up the newborn kittens and their mother and walked almost 2 miles in the storm to deliver them to a N.Y. shelter.

Photo of the day: Seaside Heights picks up the pieces nearly a month after SandyDamaged homes, asphalt and other debris are strewn along the shore of Ortley Beach, N.J. on Nov. 24 — nearly a month after Sandy led a rampage through the region. Properties remain off limits to owners and residents.See more Hurricane Sandy photos.

Photo of the day: Seaside Heights picks up the pieces nearly a month after Sandy
Damaged homes, asphalt and other debris are strewn along the shore of Ortley Beach, N.J. on Nov. 24 — nearly a month after Sandy led a rampage through the region. Properties remain off limits to owners and residents.

See more Hurricane Sandy photos.

18

Nov

From Red Hook, a post-Sandy tale of pluck, luck and cluckAfter being saved from Sandy’s storm surge, a quartet of clucky — and lucky — Brooklynites named Chicki Minaj, Hillary Chicken, Black Betty and Salt Hen Peppa are in need of a new home.

From Red Hook, a post-Sandy tale of pluck, luck and cluck
After being saved from Sandy’s storm surge, a quartet of clucky — and lucky — Brooklynites named Chicki Minaj, Hillary Chicken, Black Betty and Salt Hen Peppa are in need of a new home.