Recording the Vibrant Life of New York Waterways Threatened by Invasive Species and Fracking

Recording the Vibrant Life of New York Waterways Threatened by Invasive Species and Fracking

Video: An up-close look at underwater worlds.

By Susan Cosier
Published: 06/05/2013

Whether or not fracking is ultimately allowed in the region, Brown’s footage might serve as a baseline, so that students, state agencies, and conservationists can see how the area’s waterways change over time. In the short term he’s hopeful that people who haven’t donned masks themselves are inspired by his footage to protect their waterways when they catch a glimpse of the vibrant variety of life below.

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Susan Cosier

Susan Cosier is former senior editor at Audubon magazine. Follow her on Twitter @susancosier.

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