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In a restored reef, Chesapeake Bays native oyster, Crassostrea virginica, thrives, bringing back with it the whole ecosystem. Photo courtesy of PaynterLab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
by M.L. Faunce, Sandra Martin and Mark Burns
Walk with us through the declining times of Chesapeake Bays native oyster and the rising times of its alien cousin, Ariakensis.
Sign On, Meet Up, Change the Nation
Iowas early frost chills Deans grassroots supporters
Working Behind Scenes for Martin Luther King
Somebodys got to feed the celebrating masses
Watts up? Energy saving as lawmakers raise ante in high-stakes political poker
Earth Journal ~ Winter Sunday morning
In Virginia, developers say that even for $30 millon, they wont spare the ax on ancient trees surviving Bayside on Crows Nest peninsula
From Yale University, science we can all use: discovering how mosquitos find us can help us block them
In Maine actor Paul Newman there last summer to film Maine novelist Richard Russos Empire Falls likes the state so well he donates $10,000 to help build an 18-mile bike trail
In Hong Kong, among the spots feeling SARS wide ripples are snake (as in steak) houses
plus, last but not least, this weeks Creature Feature: From Washington, D.C., GloFish genetically engineered deco-fish that glow in the dark drive two consumer groups to court.