Entrepreneurial success does not occur overnight, but by working together to foster stronger relationships between industry and higher education, we will make Greater Baltimore an environment where entrepreneurship thrives, innovation is fostered and robust industry growth is assured.
For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing at an alarming rate.
With $55,218.33 raised in the six months between Jan. 8 and June 8, Nick Stewart, an Arbutus resident, commercial litigation attorney at the Saul Ewing law firm in Baltimore and a former speechwriter for Gov. Martin O'Malley, leads the crowded field of District 12 candidates when it comes to campaign donations.
Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary.
There are many other benefits to Marylanders from reducing our dependence on coal-fired power plants that we need to fully understand so that we can enthusiastically support new measures to reduce carbon emissions and speed up their adoption.
While describing the potentially devastating effects of climate change during a recent segment of "The Colbert Report," host Stephen Colbert warned that if climate change continues unabated, much of the planet will turn into an uninhabitable wasteland, just like — wait for it — Baltimore. Why does the pernicious myth of Baltimore decay persist? And, more importantly, what can we do about it?
South River High School sophomores Allison Marie Raines and Sally Albright recently discovered what happens when you combine an interest in the effects of commonly used chemicals with a passion for protecting Chesapeake Bay oysters.
A bipartisan water transportation bill that would allow Maryland to unload tons of dredging material on Chesapeake Bay islands — an effort officials say is critical for the port of Baltimore — won broad support in the House of Representatives on Tuesday and is poised for final approval in the Senate.
A report released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists says historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy and the new Harriet Tubman national monument in low-lying Dorchester County are among dozens of historic sites nationwide at risk from rising sea level, flooding and worsening wildfires as the climate changes.
Havre de Grace resident and Tidewater Marina owner Garrett Pensell attended the May 5 congressional hearing on the Conowingo Dam relicensing. He shares his thoughts about the relicensing and the dam's effects on the downriver ecosystem, economy and public safety.
By By Garrett Pensell and Special to The Aegis and The Record
A small army of citizen scientists is taking stock of wild bees in the forests. Organized by the U.S. Geological Survey, the first-of-its kind count is sampling more than 100 wooded sites across Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia and Virginia.
Air quality has improved a lot in Maryland and nationwide over the past 15 years, according to a new report by the American Lung Association. But summertime smog levels in Harford and Prince George's counties are still among the worst in the country, the group found.