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Science Codex
2016-05-27

CAMBRIDGE, MD (May 26, 2016)--An expansive bed of underwater grass at the mouth of the Susquehanna River has proven it is able to "take a licking and keep on ticking." A recent study has found that

Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
2016-05-25

The good news: In a report card on the health of the Chesapeake Bay, 2015 turned out to be the best non-drought year since 1992, representing a third consecutive year of growth.

Chesapeake Bay environment and water quality blog
2016-05-25

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's (UMCES) Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) on Solomon's Island is a research facility where scientists study various aspects of eco

Maryland Independent
2016-05-25

The largest estuary in the nation scored a "C" grade in 2015, an indication of having a moderate ecosystem health, according to a press release issued by the University of Maryland Center for Envir

The Calvert Recorder
2016-05-25

The largest estuary in the nation scored a "C" grade in 2015, an indication of having a moderate ecosystem health, according to a press release issued by the University of Maryland Center for Envir

Smithsonian Magazine
2016-05-25

Many animals live in groups governed by social hierarchies, but meerkats take social stratification to an extreme.

WYPR (NPR) Radio
2016-05-25

In 1987 and again in 2000, governors of the Chesapeake Bay region states signed agreements to reduce pollution and restore the health of the nation's largest estuary.

The Enterprise
2016-05-24

The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade in 2015, an indication of having a moderate ecosystem health, according to he University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Choose Clean Water
2016-05-24

On May 24 – 25, 2016 in Annapolis, Maryland, the Choose Clean Water Coalition presented Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and philanthropist Jennifer Stanley of Town Creek Foundation with the 2016 En

The Star Democrat
2016-05-23

CAMBRIDGE — The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Horn Point Laboratory will offer a public lecture by Dr. Mark Stacey at 4:30 p.m.