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2010-03-12 08:42:24

As oxygen-deprived waters increase, they emit more greenhouse gasses into atmosphere.

2010-01-07 19:09:18

Group cites extensive scientific evidence of permanent environmental damage and risks to human health.

2009-06-29 16:57:03

An international team of scientists warns that accelerating losses of seagrasses across the globe threaten the immediate health and long-term sustainability of coastal ecosystems.

2009-06-04 13:50:15

Weak enforcement combined with fishermen facing serious economic hardships are leading to widespread violations of fisheries regulations along the Northeastern United States coast.

2009-02-20 09:58:01

An international group of scientists is renewing calls for policymakers to reduce both nitrogen and phosphorus when attempting to alleviate eutrophication – or nutrient pollution problems – in fresh and coastal waters. In the February 20 edition of Science, the researchers argue that dual-nutrient reduction strategies are likely to be more successful due to complex interactions between nitrogen and phosphorus in fresh and coastal water ecosystems.

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2009-01-07 08:30:11

An international group of scientists is linking nutrient pollution in the world's coastal seas to an increase in the number of harmful algal blooms reported in recent years.

2008-07-23 00:00:29

A new research center focused on killing invasive species in Chesapeake Bay was announced Wednesday in Maryland.

2008-07-22 06:00:00

By Tom Pelton, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 22--Scientists at a new research center in Maryland will test strategies to kill invasive species and prevent them from hurting the Chesapeake Bay, according to an announcement scheduled for today.