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Alaska Public Radio
2011-04-14

Scientists have quietly set up a giant observatory over a wide swath of northern ocean, from the northern Bering Sea, through the Chukchi, to the Beaufort.

The Wall Street Journal
2011-04-13

A year after the worst oil spill to strike U.S. waters, oyster beds are struggling along the Gulf of Mexico, the dolphin population is experiencing what the federal government calls an "unusual mortality event," and red snapper with rotting fins are showing up on fishing lines.

The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog
2011-04-08

A new documentary suggests that scientists share blame with watermen and early oyster "farmers" for the drastic decline of the Chesapeake Bay's native bivalves.

The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog
2011-04-07

There was more trash talk at City Hall this week about Baltimore's ailing harbor - and a challenge issued to the city's tax-exempt universities to lend a bigger hand in the struggle to heal the watery heart of the metro area.

The Easton Star Democrat
2011-04-04

CAMBRIDGE - The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers are the lifeblood of the Eastern Shore, defining the region like no other water body in the world.

Capital News Service
2011-04-01

LUSBY — John Bugno moved to Calvert County's Chesapeake Ranch Estates about four months ago from Warrenton, Va., to be closer to his family and the water.

Attractions Magazine
2011-04-01

Most people are aware that restoration and protection of the Bay will take a number of years. Not many know that on the Horn Point Laboratory campus in Cambridge, there are 28 young career marine scientists being trained for the future of this restoration work.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune
2011-03-29

WASHINGTON -- The weather was bright and brisk, and the spirits high, as about 140 Gulf Coast Women of the Storm rallied and lobbied Tuesday on Capitol Hill for Congress to direct 80 percent of any penalty money from the BP oil spill to restore the coast the spill despoiled.

The Easton Star Democrat
2011-03-28

EASTON - Tom Fisher, a professor at Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, spoke Saturday afternoon at Out of the Fire Restaurant and Wine Bar about the Chesapeake Bay and the recent Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) established by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Southern Maryland News
2011-03-25

The U.S. Department of Energy got an earful of opposition to Pepco Holdings Inc.'s Mid-Atlantic Power Pathway transmission line project at Tuesday night's public hearing, although some local construction workers argued its merits.