The U.S. Naval Academy plans a golf course on a nature preserve. One Maryland Congressman says not so fast
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The U.S. Naval Academy plans a golf course on a nature preserve. One Maryland Congressman says not so fast

A Maryland congressman has voiced strong opposition to the U.S. Navy’s plan to develop a golf course on a protected wildlife and natural resources sanctuary in Annapolis, known as the Greenbury Point Conservation Area, a 150-acre wetlands and forest bordering the mouth of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. “I have deep reservations about […]
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The westward spread of zebra and quagga mussels shows how tiny invaders can cause big problems
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The westward spread of zebra and quagga mussels shows how tiny invaders can cause big problems

Zebra and quagga mussels entered the Great Lakes in large ships’ ballast water. Now, local boaters and anglers are spreading them into the southern and western US.
Catastrophic weather: The ghost of summer future
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Catastrophic weather: The ghost of summer future

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Patrick J. Michaels, vocal outlier on climate change, dies at 72
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Patrick J. Michaels, vocal outlier on climate change, dies at 72

He thought the conversation around global warming was alarmist, and his scientific credentials made him a go-to expert for those who played down the threat.

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As 100 million Americans swelter under heat warnings, the president is considering whether to invoke special powers to address climate change.

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As the Great Salt Lake dries up, toxic dust threatens to poison the air in one of the United States’ fastest-growing metro areas.
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