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Estuaries like Chesapeake Bay could contribute more to global warming than once thought

We all know by now that methane is bad for the environment.

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ to vary from average to slightly smaller

Scientists expect that this year’s mid-summer Chesapeake Bay hypoxic low-oxygen zone or “dead zone” – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and aquatic life – will be approximately 1.58 cu

Underwater grass beds have ability to protect and maintain their own health

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 the submersed aquatic vegetat

Chesapeake Bay health improves in 2015

The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2015, according to scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Dr. Jacqueline Grebmeier honored with President’s Award for Science Application

Dr. Jaqueline Grebmeier has seen the impact of climate change on the Arctic first-hand.