Now that a $3.8 billion liquified natural-gas export facility has received preliminary approval near Solomon's Island, Md., some environmentalists are fighting the plan.
Scientists in Maryland are conducting a 100-year experiment to understand the role trees play in promoting biodiversity.
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.
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.
This week we'll delve into stories of famous and infamous Washingtonians, and once-celebrated but nearly-forgotten history.
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.
We'll reach into the Metro Connection archives this week and bring you some of our favorite stories from the past year.
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.
Our general manager talks about his vision and the future of WAMU. Watch the video here.
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