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Feds boost Bay funding

Restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay watershed received a boost in federal funding in the budget Congress passed last month.

Fox Island disappears in the Chesapeake

An island that has provided some environmental education for many is being lost to rising sea levels in the Chesapeake Bay.

It’s been a rainy July

Rain, rain, and more rain. The flooding all this rain has brought could set recovery efforts in the Chesapeake Bay back a bit.

Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is 200 years old

Pollution, resulting in high nitrogen levels in the Chesapeake Bay estuary in Maryland, did not start building after World War II but about a hundred years earlier.

We can use genetics to clean the Chesapeake

A group of Md. students noticed that genetically engineered bacteria could eat plastic trash. Hmm. How could we use that here?

Chesapeake Bay surface water temp increasing

The temperature of water at the surface of the Chesapeake Bay is increasing more rapidly than the air temperature, new research concludes.

Chesapeake focuses educators on environment

A program aimed at Md. educators strives to improve their understanding of the ecosystem and economy of the Chesapeake Bay.

Algal blooms more frequent in Chesapeake

The frequency of harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay has been increasing over the past 20 years, thanks to excess nitrogen runoff.