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The Associated Press

BALTIMORE ― Could crab shells and clay help clean oxygen-robbing algae blooms from the Chesapeake Bay? That's the idea of a group of students at the University of Maryland that will be studied with the help of an $880,000 federal grant.

The Diamondback

It started with what senior biological sciences major Natasha Savranskaya called "a little spark of an idea" back in her freshman year - for a group of students to research solutions for harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.

The Easton Star Democrat

CAMBRIDGE - Although there was a chill in the air and the clouds threatened rain, more than 60 staff members of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory and their families cheerfully welcomed back the Don Pedro du Pont rams to their brick pillars at Friday afternoon's "Welcome Home Rams" celebration.


OSLO - Scientists completed a 10-year census of marine life on Monday after finding thousands of exotic new species in a project that will help assess threats to the oceans ranging from climate change to BP's BP.L oil spill.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune

The national oil spill commission is likely to make recommendations that go well beyond the Deepwater Horizon accident and affect future oil and gas exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico, in the Arctic Ocean and along other segments of the nation's coastline

Bay Journal

Some of the most valuable farmland in the Chesapeake Bay watershed is buried under 2 feet of water 10 miles north of Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

Southern Maryland News

New research led by a team of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science fisheries scientists shows that a new stakeholder-driven process can improve fishery management, targeted by both commercial and recreational interests.

The Hampton Roads Daily Press

A member of President Obama's oil spill commission will talk Oct. 28 in Gloucester about the impact and consequences of this summer's Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

WBOC (Salisbury) Television

Federal agencies working to implement President Barack Obama's Chesapeake Bay Executive Order have published a first annual action plan that details $491 million in in fiscal year 2011 funding for

Southern Maryland News

Ever since Tropical Storm Ernesto put it out of commission in 2006, the 750-foot historic research pier owned by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has required extensive renovations to continue its purpose in Solomons.