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Maryland Bill Says Pit Bulls Are Not “Inherently Dangerous”

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The Maryland General Assembly overruled a state high court ruling that claims pit bulls are an “inherently dangerous” breed of dog. Read More The post Maryland Bill Says Pit Bulls Are Not “Inherently Dangerous” appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News president obama Rebecca Corry

Maryland Declares All Pit Bulls ‘Inherently Dangerous’

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The Maryland Court of Appeals rules all pit bulls 'inherently dangerous,' while some argue against the new law. Read More. Animals News Top News

What is the State Bird of Maryland?

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It’s true that many know the bird because of Baltimore’s baseball team, but the species’ history with Maryland goes back much further. In 1947 , Maryland made the oriole its state bird. Birds Baltimore Oriole Maryland state birdWe all know the feeling. Orioles have often captured the imagination.

Oh Maryland, My Maryland (sung with despair)

Environmental Economics

CBF: Sad Day for Maryland. Governor Hogan''s decision has hurt the rivers and streams on Maryland''s Eastern Shore where 228,000 tons of excess manure will continue to be applied to farm fields each year, and to wash off into nearby creeks and river. Press Statement. January 22, 2015.

Oh Maryland, My Maryland (sung with despair)

Environmental Economics

CBF: Sad Day for Maryland. Governor Hogan''s decision has hurt the rivers and streams on Maryland''s Eastern Shore where 228,000 tons of excess manure will continue to be applied to farm fields each year, and to wash off into nearby creeks and river. Press Statement. January 22, 2015.

I went to Maryland and all I got was crabs

Environmental Economics

Crabs are plentiful so far this year in Maryland, but that doesn't mean there'll be enough to go around on Independence Day weekend, when nearly every patriotic Marylander, it seems, dreams of feasting on the state's official crustacean.   But on the 4th of July, Marylanders are crab nuts.  Yeah, I know

Celebrating a Huge Offshore Wind Victory in Maryland

Sierra Club Compass

This victory comes after three years of hard work by thousands of activists who know that Maryland can be a national clean energy leader. "We

NASA Radar Helps Conservationists Study Songbird Migrations

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Conservancy helped NASA locate and secure a site near Newark, Maryland. Photo: Joe Fehrer/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.

The Benefits of Trees. ~ Katie Dubow

Elephant Journal

EAB has been spotted in Michigan, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Ontario, Quebec and most recently, Colorado. Forest Service

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Oyster Reef Restoration: Is a benefit/cost ratio of 7.6 worth it according to Trumponomics?

Environmental Economics

WJZ out of Baltimore, Maryland has a cool time lapse video of the impact that Oysters can have on water clarity in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Here's the story : The Oyster Recovery Partnership in Maryland is trying to spread the word about the natural filtration powers of oysters. The tank on the left holds 20 mature oysters.

Million Year Old Groundwater in Maryland Water Supply

Celsias

A portion of the groundwater in the upper Patapsco aquifer underlying Maryland is over a million years old.

Maryland Study Shows Increasing Air Pollution Worsening Drought

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In one sense, the study is a no-brainer, because even a child knows that clouds bring rain.

Massive Water Main Break Underscores Water Challenges – and Solutions

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. And that does not just mean replacing the pipe itself, important as that is right now.

Inside a Typical Recycling Center -Montgomery Maryland Recycling Facility

Celsias

The video shows how the Montgomery County Maryland Recycling Facility in suburban Washington, DC, serves as one of the first links in the recycle-reuse chain. On Earth Day, time to think about what we trash. From the ACS , check out the latest video that reveals the journey recyclable materials take beyond those blue curbside bins.

Oyster Reef Restoration

Environmental Economics

But the world’s largest man-made oyster reef is in Maryland. The reef in the creek is the foundation of Maryland’s bid to resuscitate its troubled oyster population, overfished to near oblivion for decades and attacked by a couple of killer diseases as vicious as the bubonic plague. million. The largest city is in Japan.

Why do Coastal Communities Invest in Nature? It’s Not Science.

Nature Conservancy - Science

Maryland had a simple solution. But what does it take for communities to invest in these natural solutions? Related Articles. By Cara Byington.

Getting Crabs: A Tragedy of the Commons

Environmental Economics

Maryland Blue Crabs are a classic example of a common pool resource.  Chance said watermen welcome those discussions.  

Bringing Behavioral Insights into Conservation Programs and Policies

Nature Conservancy - Science

Maryland had 10 times more nature-based flood protection solutions than other states. Poverty and the environment are twin problems. Go fishing.

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Government Approves Wind Farm Off Ocean City

Wind Power Ninja

The Obama administration opened Maryland’s coast to offshore wind farms Monday and is seeking bidders to erect more than 300 turbines in a 206-square-mile area off the coast of Ocean City. The move makes Maryland the second state in the nation, after Delaware, to have reached this stage in off-shore wind development. Interior.

Environmental Economics: Rock snot*

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? The comments to this entry are closed.

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SESYNC Postdoctoral Socio-Environmental Immersion Program 2015

Environmental Economics

Appointments will be through the University of Maryland, and fellowship awardees must be based at SESYNC’s facilities in Annapolis, Maryland. The SESYNC postdoctoral fellowship provides an annual stipend, full University of Maryland employee benefits, and a small annual travel allowance to attend meetings or to meet with collaborators.

Cyclist Completes 3,000 Self-Supported Miles in Less Than 13 Days

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Opting to do it alone made from some extra challenges. “I I was usually in the middle of nowhere a lot of the time,” says Petervary. at the U.S./Mexican

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Obama Announces the First New Marine Sanctuaries in 15 Years

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Obama’s big news was part Read More The post Obama Announces the First New Marine Sanctuaries in 15 Years appeared first on Ecorazzi.

"RGGI Delivers Yet Again"

Environmental Economics

Nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) currently participate in the RGGI program, which limits power plant carbon emissions. RGGI states’ CO2 emissions and GDP. Source: RGGI. The $1.4 via blog.ucsusa.org

Depressed? Get Some Fresh Air

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The Top 10 Clean Energy Stories to Be Thankful for in 2013

Sierra Club Compass

AEP decided to increase its investment after seeing how wind "would provide substantial savings to our customers." Keith Ellison.

7 Ways to Find Things to Do in Nature Near You (U.S. Edition)

Nature Conservancy - Science

I currently live in Maryland and make frequent use of the Department of Natural Resources’ State Park Directory. I’m clearly biased. RootsRated.

When the Freedom to Communicate is Stolen: Journalist’s Home Raided.

Elephant Journal

If you''re not angry, you should be, or, at the very least interested in the types of headlines that are often relegated (and subsequently, buried) in the "Local News" section.

Deer Management Solutions: It Takes a Village. Literally.

Nature Conservancy - Science

A white-tailed deer. Photo: Kent Mason. By Meredith Cornett. Have you met the new neighbors? They just moved in across the street. But think about it.

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For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

Conservancy Talk

Nestled between the first day of summer and Independence Day is another important date for my family: my daughter Katie’s birthday. First, brunch.

Mad Men Go Falcon Trapping

Nature Conservancy - Science

I recently came across a 1952 LIFE magazine article profiling a group of falcon banders working on Assateague Island, Maryland.

Israel’s Earthquake Proof Table Added to MoMA’s Permanent Collection

Green Prophet

Students are typically advised to crawl under their desks when an earthquake strikes , but then they often become trapped when the table collapses.

Efforts to Reduce Pollution

Eco Friendly Daily

The Maryland Department of the Environment proposed a limit for how long chicken manure can be stored on farms.

“The iPod of Windpower”

Eco Friendly Daily

Our “local retailer” turned out to be a horse farm situated on a thirty-acre plot in Western Maryland, USA. But what about the Skystreams?

Field Test: Can We Use Drones to Monitor Water Quality?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Traditionally, testing and monitoring water quality is a lot of work. Satellite images have been used to estimate some water quality parameters (e.g.

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Isn't this the equivalent of walking into a Chevrolet dealership and asking the manager which Ford car she would recommend?

Environmental Economics

So far I would possibly be applying to U of I, Rhode Island, MSU, Maryland, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara and possibly Texas A&M. From the inbox: Hello Mr. Haab, I'm writing you because I will be soon graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Ag. Econ - Env. Econ and policy. Response: Ohio State

Cleaner Cars -- It's Time to Act - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Compass. « COP 18: The Before and the Beginning | Main. Indias Coal Illusion » Cleaner Cars -- Its Time to Act. mpg in 2025. TrackBack.

John Whitehead's 2013 NIT Bracket Challenge! (Second Round)

Environmental Economics

  Here is the second round (hint: pick Maryland):  Loading Who would've thought that round 2 started today!

Your Water on Drugs

Nature Conservancy - Science

Analysis of runoff waters in southern California and Baltimore, Maryland reveal drug residues, including estrogens and amphetamines. By Sara J.

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Before the Flood: the Must-See Climate Change Film by Leonardo DiCaprio

Conservancy Talk

Back on Earth, he has spent much of his professional life modeling the climate system at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.