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The Star Democrat (Tue 3 Jun, 2014)
Professor outlines Md. clean energy plan
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ST. MICHAELS — Maryland, as well as the rest of the nation, needs to begin transitioning its energy portfolio from fossil fuels and natural gas to renewable sources, according to Robert Howarth, the David R. Atkinson professor of ecology and environmental biology from Cornell University.


New Security Beat (Tue 3 Jun, 2014)
How Do We Bounce Back Better? 2015 a Critical Year for Global Resilience, Climate Efforts
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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According to NASA and a team of scientists from the University of California, significant portions of the West Antarctic ice sheet have begun an unstoppable slide towards oblivion, slowly melting in warmer-than-usual ocean currents that have been eating away at their bases.


The Cecil Whig (Tue 3 Jun, 2014)
Professor outlines Md. clean energy plan
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ST. MICHAELS — Maryland, as well as the rest of the nation, needs to begin transitioning its energy portfolio from fossil fuels and natural gas to renewable sources, according to Robert Howarth, the David R. Atkinson professor of ecology and environmental biology from Cornell University.


My Eastern Shore MD (Mon 2 Jun, 2014)
Professor outlines clean energy plan
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ST. MICHAELS — Maryland, as well as the rest of the nation, needs to begin transitioning its energy portfolio from fossil fuels and natural gas to renewable sources, according to Robert Howarth, the David R. Atkinson professor of ecology and environmental biology from Cornell University.


Bay Journal (Sun 1 Jun, 2014)
Report card shows health of Bay unchanged in 2013
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The Chesapeake Bay scored a "C" on the recently released 2013 Chesapeake Bay report card from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Integration and Application Network.


Bay Journal (Fri 30 May, 2014)
Scientists baffled by drop in Bay's crab population
Staff quoted: Tom Miller
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Fishery managers are moving forward with proposals to slash harvest pressure on female blue crabs by 10 percent after an annual survey found their numbers had dipped slightly below the level deemed "safe" by scientists.


Delmarva Public Radio (Thu 29 May, 2014)
MD Environmental Report Gives Eastern Shore Rivers Low Grades
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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The latest environmental report has given the bay a grade of C for the second straight year.


WBOC (Salisbury) Television (Wed 28 May, 2014)
2013 Chesapeake Bay Report Card Is Out, But News Is Not Good
Staff quoted: Dave Nemazie
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CAMBRIDGE, Md.- In some places, runoff is more visible than others, especially after a storm like the one that rolled through on Tuesday night. Dave Nemazie, a marine scientist with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, says rain played a big part in water quality throughout 2013.


My Eastern Shore MD (Mon 26 May, 2014)
Overall Bay health steady in 2013
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON — Even though the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay didn't change much, according to the annual health report card by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Eastern Shore rivers mostly showed a degradation in health.


The Star Democrat (Sat 24 May, 2014)
Overall Bay health steady in 2013
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON — Even though the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay didn't change much, according to the 2013 Bay health annual report card by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Eastern Shore rivers mostly showed a degradation in health. Overall, the Chesapeake Bay scored a 45 percent, a C, which is nearly the score from 2012 despite a 2013 with above average rainfall and record heat.


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