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New research may suggest that wind plays a much larger role than previously thought in preventing oxygen-deprived dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay. Two key factors lead to dead zones, which are blamed for fish kills, beach closures and other maladies....
Vic and I searched for marine invertebrates at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve last week. Accompanying us were 18 young men and women from the Orange County Conservation Corps. Our task was to collect a variety of marine invertebrates for docents at...
Tags: Gomez (music group), Science, Human Interest, Biology, John Muir
FOX 5 San Diego StaffSouthern California researchers found plastic in nearly 1 in 10 small fish collected in the Pacific Ocean in the latest study to call attention to floating marine debris entering the food chain. The study published this week by scientists at the...
Tags: Oceans, Conservation, Bodies of Water, Science, Ecosystems
Daily American Sunday EditorNatural Biodiversity will host a invasive plant control workshop on Japanese knotwood on July 14 for residents and property owners looking for help with the prolific plant. “They’re particularly hard to kill because of their life cycle,&...
Approximately 15 student volunteers from the Hiram G. Andrews Commonwealth Technical Institute gathered at Sandyvale Memorial Gardens June 14 to plant eight trees symbolizing each major American military conflict. The planting represented a milestone in...
Daily American Sunday EditorZebra mussels might endanger the area’s lakes and deep-water recreation sites, but swift-running streams and creeks could be threatened by another invasive species commonly called rock snot. The didymo algae – called rock snot for it’...
Daily American Sunday EditorThe political climate in the state has put numerous programs on the chopping block as well as proposing deep cuts in areas like education, economic and community development. One of those programs – AmeriCorps – has become an integral part of...
Postcards from FloridaWith gas prices at a record high, the Staycation concept is still alive and well for Floridians. So check out the Acqualina Resort's June Staycation Package, which offers 50 percent off one night of a stay of three or more nights, Sunday through Thursday,...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThree Florida universities have snagged part of a $112.5 million pot of grant money that will fund studies on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, which will hand out the money...
"The last fallen mahogany would lie perceptibly on the landscape, and the last black rhino would be obvious in its loneliness, but a marine species may disappear beneath the waves unobserved and the sea would seem to roll on the same as always." —&...
Peninsula Housing & Builders Association's Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. Call 595-1600. Teacher Institute at Colonial Williamsburg is designed for elementary, middle, and high school social studies teachers who teach U.S. history and government....
Daily American Staff WriterA coalition of community groups will kick off Outdoor Heritage Month with a Laurel Highlands Green Drinks networking event on Friday at Art Works in Johnstown. Casual and comfortable is how Kristin Sewak, executive director of Natural Biodiversity,...
Tags: Conservation, Science, Nature, Ecosystems, Arts and Culture
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