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Maryland harvests of native oyster are, by some estimates, now less than 1 percent of what they once were.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Marine sponges are ubiquitous colonizers of shallow, clear-water environments in the oceans (1, 2).

The Star Democrat

WYE MILLS — About 35 percent of Eastern Shore residents are concerned with the implications of climate change, according to a recent survey conducted by George Mason University and funded by the

Think Progress

For decades, Maryland has seen its dream of cleaning up the polluted Chesapeake Bay buried under a mountain of chicken poop.

Alaska Dispatch News

In the coming months, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources must decide whether to reserve water in the Middle Fork of the Chuitna River to protect wild salmon, or allow the water, and wild salmo

The Washington Examiner

Sniping between BP and the governments affected by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico 2010 oil spill is reaching a fever pitch as the five-year anniversary of the largest spill in U.S.

Chemical and Engineering News

Almost 3 million gallons of concentrated salt water leaked in early January from a ruptured pipeline at a natural gas drilling site near Williston, N.D.

The Diamondback

While snow and ice from the storm last week has disappeared, the road salt used to get rid of it could create detrimental season-long environmental impacts, university landscape service officials s

Acsess DL

The ability to manufacture synthetic nitrogen fertilizer has been a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it greatly improved human nutrition and well-being during the 20th century.