Scientists who observe Earth from space say the data they collect tells them climate change is impacting land use. With a goal of sharing that data with the masses, "Changing Landscapes Observed from Space" is the topic of a forum open to the public at Howard Community College on Nov. 8.
An overwhelming majority of Marylanders are worried about pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, a new Goucher College poll finds, and most are concerned enough about the bay's slumping crabs to back a moratorium on crabbing.
Climate change has been in the news a lot lately, but one key development was missed: President Obama issued a new executive order that may prove to be a turning point for efforts to advance climate preparedness around the world and for U.S. foreign aid planning.
Rachel Zuckerman, of Timonium, a geology student at Oberlin College, spent 15 days on St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, this summer to study a coral reef, which she will write about for her senior thesis.
In search of a sustainable art medium, visual artist Kara Brook bought a beehive six years ago so she could use beeswax to paint. She started packaging the honey and then expanded into making what she calls "bee-inspired products."
The next two years will be game-changing for climate change policies in Maryland and around the world. Now is the time for those Marylanders who want action to make their voices heard by calling, visiting or writing their state legislators and Congress members.
Delmarva's marvelously productive salt marsh ecosystem is losing ground to the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Salt marsh is that green fringe that protects natural areas, farms and communities from coastal storms and tides.
Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again by the end of the century, but people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore could be especially at risk as climate change accelerates sea level rise along Maryland's extensive shoreline, warns a new report.
Scientists find common threads in how cities evolve, regardless of local climate and conditions, altering streams, geology and the landscape in general. The changes - both good and bad - can be sudden or gradual, depending on how people manage them, the researchers conclude.
As dozens of supporters and opponents looked on, Maryland's top elected officials gave a key approval Wednesday to developing a natural gas export facility in southern Maryland that some fear could threaten nearby residents' safety and the environment.
The Tred Avon is targeted for a $14.3 million oyster restoration effort, jointly underwritten by Maryland and the federal government, to begin later this year. NOAA has been fishing the river monthly from spring through fall since last year to see how many fish and crabs also hang out in the water near Oxford.
Baltimore cyber security firm RedOwl Analytics plans to double its workforce to 50 people within the next few years as it tries to make Federal Hill Maryland's new technology hub, company CEO Guy Filippelli said Tuesday.