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UVA, UMD Researchers Unveil Nitrogen Calculator

The University of Maryland and the University of Virginia have come up with an online Nitrogen Footprint Calculator that estimates how much nitrogen a person is responsible for releasing into the environment.

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Sea-Level Rise Already Affects Wildlife

Certain human communities in our region are grappling with flooding and expected rising sea levels. But wildlife in the region is also experiencing changes; sensitive ecosystems are already disappearing.

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Changing Sea Level Spotlights Virginia Coast

The Chesapeake Bay Region is experiencing sea-level rise more quickly than anywhere else on the Eastern Sea Board.

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Coyotes Are Here To Stay In D.C. Region

Coyote sightings are becoming commonplace in certain parts of the D.C. region, and some biologists say humans will have to adapt.

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Push For Top-Grade Septic Systems Faces Resistance

In Maryland, a key legislator is recommending that a measure to ban septic systems for new major subdivisions be delayed.

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Va. Climate Case Creates Unease, Even Among Climate Skeptics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is awaiting a decision from the state's Supreme Court on his efforts to investigate former University of Virginia climate professor Michael Mann.

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'Green' Cab Company Set Example In Arlington

Gas prices are edging up as the conflict in Libya escalates, but one Virginia cab company is promoting a new business model.

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