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  • Study: Ocean Acidification A Long-Term Risk For Shellfish Industry

    Study: Ocean Acidification A Long-Term Risk For Shellfish Industry
    A new study lists Connecticut as one of 15 states facing long-term economic risks because oceans are becoming more acidic from pollution.
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...

    Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels

    Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels
    A few years ago, in 2009 and 2010, a string of unexplained floods and unusually high tides struck the East Coast. There was no easy explanation. No hurricane. No winter storm. But the waters kept spilling across the shoreline — from North Carolina's...

    Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

    A floating Arctic laboratory four decades in the making has arrived at its home port and stands poised to begin unlocking mysteries of one of the wildest places on Earth. The 261-foot Sikuliaq (see-KOO'-lee-ak) next month will leave Seward, sail around...

    Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon

    Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon
    Virginia has enjoyed huge oyster harvests for the past two seasons, taking in 504,000 bushels last year and 409,000 the year before that. The season now winding down looks healthy, too. But don't get used to it. The Chesapeake Bay and its...