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  • Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns

    Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns
    Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again before this century is over, and people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore face even greater risks as climate change accelerates sea level rise along Maryland's extensive shoreline, warns a new report.
  • Too much carbon, too little time [Editorial]

    Too much carbon, too little time  [Editorial]
    If increasingly extreme weather events around the world weren't alarming enough, the latest monitoring by the World Meteorological Organization shows last year was the worst ever for rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Their report released...

    Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty

    Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty
    If current trends continue, Marylanders may not have to go "down-y oshun" in future to dip their toes in salt water. Thanks to liberal de-icing of our roads in winter and chronic sewage leaks, salinity levels are rising in Baltimore area streamsĀ  - with...

    Master Gardeners program encourages residents to grow

    Master Gardeners program encourages residents to grow
    For those involved with the Baltimore County Master Gardeners program, gardening doesn't end with the summer — it's a year round activity. Bernie Zienkiewicz, 62, has been gardening for longer than she can remember. "I've always wanted to put my...

    'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species

    'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species
    Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others. But researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggest that another actor is...