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The Carroll County Times (Wed 15 Jul, 2015)
Group collects shells in effort to save the Chesapeake Bay
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A small group of conservationists in Carroll County has started a movement that they hope will make a big difference in the recovery of the Chesapeake Bay.


The Talbot Spy (Tue 14 Jul, 2015)
Out and About (Sort Of): Climate Change By Howard Freedlander
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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After reading the past weekend about plans by the City of Annapolis to protect historic and cultural institutions from the threat of up to 3.8 feet of sea-level rise as predicted by scientists by the end of this century, I thought immediately about the exposure of Oxford, St. Michaels and Tilghman Island to the ravages of significant sea-level rise on the Eastern Shore.


Wicked Local Falmouth (Mon 13 Jul, 2015)
Falmouth couple will bike to raise awareness of climate change
Staff quoted: Eric Davidson
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To combat climate change, a Falmouth couple will pedal 320 miles for the planet during "Climate Ride Northeast."


The Star Democrat (Fri 10 Jul, 2015)
Workboat donated for Horn Point research
Staff quoted: Nick Nidzieko, Jeff Miley, Mike Roman
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CAMBRIDGE — An underwater robot used by the Horn Point Laboratory and a 28-foot deadrise workboat now have an unusual partnership.


WBUR (Boston NPR) (Thu 9 Jul, 2015)
Billions Of Oysters Key To Revitalize Chesapeake Bay
Staff quoted: Don Meritt, Stephanie Alexander
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A hatchery at the University of Maryland is dedicated to repopulating the Chesapeake Bay with nearly a billion oysters each year.


The Dispatch (Ocean City, MD) (Thu 9 Jul, 2015)
Residents, Bays Program Partner On Oyster Gardening Effort
Staff quoted: Evamaria Koch
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BERLIN – Ocean Pines residents are doing their part to help regenerate the local oyster population.


EOS (Earth & Space Science News) (Wed 8 Jul, 2015)
Learning Geoscience by Doing Geoscience
Staff quoted: Laura Murray, Tom Fisher, Jamie Pierson, Dana Bunnell-Young, Nicole Millette
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Science—as done by professional scientists—involves curiosity, hypothesis forming, experimentation, data analysis, and the thrill of discovery. However, you might never learn this in a traditional high school classroom, where teachers often present scientific subjects as sets of facts to be memorized rather than as perpetually evolving fields of active inquiry.


Alaska News (Sat 4 Jul, 2015)
How BP's $18.7-billion oil-spill allotment could assistance a Gulf of Mexico
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Oil association BP concluded on 2 July to compensate US$18.7 billion to settle polite lawsuits over a 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil brief in a Gulf of Mexico. An estimated 3.19 million barrels of oil poured into a Gulf during a months-long crisis, a largest sea brief in US history.


Nature (Fri 3 Jul, 2015)
How BP's $18.7-billion oil-spill settlement could help the Gulf of Mexico
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Oil company BP agreed on 2 July to pay US$18.7 billion to settle civil lawsuits over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. An estimated 3.19 million barrels of oil poured into the Gulf during the months-long crisis, the largest marine spill in US history.


Bayou Buzz (Louisiana) (Fri 3 Jul, 2015)
How BP's $18.7-billion oil-spill settlement could help the Gulf of Mexico
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Oil company BP agreed on 2 July to pay US$18.7 billion to settle civil lawsuits over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. An estimated 3.19 million barrels of oil poured into the Gulf during the months-long crisis, the largest marine spill in US history.


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