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'Biodiversitree' Project Studies Health Of Tree Species

Scientists in Maryland are conducting a 100-year experiment to understand the role trees play in promoting biodiversity.

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Dire Warnings About The Future Of Maryland's Smith Island (Part Two)

In the second of two stories on Smith Island, we'll talk with Maryland officials and climate-change experts about the prospects for this tiny spit of land in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Can Smith Island Survive Climate Change?

Smith Island may be famous for its cakes, but it's becoming even more well known for the bleak future scientists are painting for the island and its residents.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Fame

This week we'll delve into stories of famous and infamous Washingtonians, and once-celebrated but nearly-forgotten history.

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Why Are Yellow Perch Disappearing From Our Rivers?

For years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been trying to figure out why yellow perch, which spawn in rivers feeding into the Chesapeake Bay, are reproducing at lower and lower levels.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Hall Of Fame

We'll reach into the Metro Connection archives this week and bring you some of our favorite stories from the past year.

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Sunken Ship DeBraak Reveals Its Secrets, Two Centuries Later

Two hundred and fifteen years after a British navy ship sank off the coast of Delaware, the public can now view the ship's remains.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Secrets

This week we'll bring you stories of things you can make, keep, or even carry to the grave: secrets.

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Progress Made In Cutting Pollutants In Chesapeake Bay

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are more than a quarter of the way toward meeting goals for cutting the bay's three main pollutants by 2025.

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Maryland Man Gets Probation For Illegal Bay Dumping

A Calvert County man is sentenced to probation for illegally discharging fill material into the Chesapeake Bay.

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