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Delmarva Now (Sat 28 Feb, 2015)
Could changing climate change Assateague for better?
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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For Assateague Island, climate change may have a silver lining.


My Eastern Shore MD (Sat 28 Feb, 2015)
The new culture of the watermen
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HOOPER's ISLAND — Watermen and farmers have been the backbone of the Eastern Shore for more than 200 years, providing an economic boon for the region. However, the same way of life that put the Eastern Shore on the map and great food like Maryland blue crabs and oysters on plates across America, is the very same that has contributed to the declining health of the Chesapeake Bay.


The Star Democrat (Fri 27 Feb, 2015)
Speakers: Md. communities face rising seas
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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WYE MILLS — There are three options for communities to handle the reality of sea level rise, says Dr. Donald Boesch, president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science: retreat, protect and be resilient.


The Star Democrat (Thu 26 Feb, 2015)
Horn Point scientist awarded research funds
Staff quoted: Alyson Santoro, Mike Roman, Nick Nidzieko
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CAMBRIDGE — Dr. Alyson Santoro, a faculty member of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, was announced as a winner of a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship on Feb. 23 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in New York.


The Baltimore Sun (Wed 25 Feb, 2015)
Fracking benefits the wealthy few at the expense of the many
Staff quoted: Keith Eshleman, Andrew Elmore
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For months, the mantra of the Western Maryland delegation in Annapolis has been "Restore the highway user fees!"


The Baltimore Business Journal (Wed 25 Feb, 2015)
Charles Monk
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Chair at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science


The Talbot Spy (Wed 25 Feb, 2015)
Horn Point Researcher Receives Sloan Foundation Fellowship
Staff quoted: Alyson Santoro, Mike Roman, Nick Nidzieko
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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in New York announced on February 23rd that Dr. Alyson Santoro, a faculty member of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, is among the winners of the 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships.


The Star Democrat (Wed 25 Feb, 2015)
The Conowingo controversy
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EASTON — Significant things have happened over the past year in regards to the Conowingo Dam.


Terra Daily (Tue 24 Feb, 2015)
Bacteria in marine sponges harvests phosphorus for reef community
Staff quoted: Russell Hill, Fan Zhang
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Did you ever wonder why the water is so clear around coral reefs? Scientists have known for years that sponges can filter water and gather nutrients from the ocean, making it appear crystal clear. For the first time scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) have identified that bacteria on sponges are harvesting phosphorus from the water for the reef ecosystem to use for nourishment. The findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


UDaily (Tue 24 Feb, 2015)
Climate science in classrooms
Staff quoted: Melissa Rogers
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3:55 p.m., Feb. 24, 2015--The University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment invites local educators to apply for the 2015 Climate Science Academy, hosted by Maryland and Delaware Climate Change Education Assessment and Research (MADE CLEAR).


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