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After Decades of Effort, the Chesapeake Bay is Turning Around

By Evan Lubofsky – Hakai Magazine – August 1, 2018
Complex. Mottled. Imperiled. Screwed.
These are just some of the words scientists scrawled on cocktail napkins at a dinner in July 2016 to describe the state of the seagrasses covering the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay. Now, two years after that meeting, and after crunching reams of data, the team can say with confidence: yes. But the Donald Trump administration has tried for the past two years to cut funding to the restoration project. Can the gains last? Read full article here.


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