| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A proposed seawater desalination plant in Huntington Beach could significantly harm parts of the Southern California ocean environment unless substantial changes are made in its design and operation, according to the staff of the state Coastal Commission....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Six years after Gov. Martin O'Malley tried to kill a Kent Island housing development in an environmentally sensitive area near the Chesapeake Bay, the state Board of Public Works will be asked to reverse course Wednesday and approve permits that would...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The redneck genre is still going strong in 2013. Swamp People cleaned up in the Best Redneck Show category last year, but is out of the running in 2013. (Swamp People fans – don't fret! Just head over to the Best Swamp Romp category & vote!) Will...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Swamp TV shows have evolved – there are swamp mystery shows, swamp pawn shows and shows that feature the strange & amazing animals of the swamp. But what all of these shows have in common are the interesting people that live in and around the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Climate change is real. The stakes are high and the time is short. In Maryland, we just have to think about last week's sweltering weather to get a look into our future. In 50 years, it could be a rare summer day when temperatures in Maryland do not reach...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Those not familiar with the iconoclastic soul artist Swamp Dogg might know him through his biggest hit, "Don't Take Her (She's All I've Got)," which hit the top five twice in the 1960s and '70s.
If not for that, perhaps you've seen the singer,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Ann Nghiem enjoys the transformation the Bolsa Chica Wetlands undergo each season.
Like the wetlands, Nghiem, 18, has transformed in a year's time after participating in the inaugural session of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy's Youth Leadership in...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A trail winds up the side of a glacial esker to a high point known as Pigeon Hill – a place where the ghosts of a long-extinct species still seem to haunt the forest.
High on this rise in the woods of Bristol's Harry C. Barnes Nature Preserve,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON – Federal scientists have developed a system that could help prevent some contamination of wetlands and groundwater from oil development in the booming Williston Basin in Montana and North Dakota, according to a new study.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
On a recent sunny afternoon, nature was buzzing around a section of the newly revitalized area of Fairview Park.
Birds and other wildlife were all around, sounding off in the trees, ponds and thick brush beyond the manicured walking trails of the park's...