In May, President Obama established a committee of federal agencies to develop a plan for restoring and protecting Chesapeake Bay and they now have proposed strategies to accelerate cleanup.
The Gulf of Mexico Program initiated the Gulf Guardian awards in 2000 to recognize and honor the businesses, community groups, individuals, and agencies that are taking positive steps to keep the Gulf healthy, beautiful and productive.
The researchers are looking into the effectiveness of stream restoration activities and associations between total dissolved solids and aquatic benthic macroinvertebrates.
A Maryland Department of the Environment and Salisbury University study found that wildlife and dog waste are significant sources of bacteria in the watersheds of eight Anne Arundel County waterways.
The two-year program tracks near-shore climate conditions around Boston Harbor, measuring colored dissolved organic matter.
Wildlife Conservation Society study shows woody vegetation leads to more diverse and abundant riparian birds, which can add value to a stream assessment.
Report from Natural Resources Defense Council and UC-Santa Barbara claims low impact development can generate billions of gallons of water.
Whether it's mosquitos, urbanized lakeshores, or greenroofs, the Ecological Society of America has the research to help people understand the need for balance in freshwater ecosystems.
Five projects will receive $44.1 million in stimulus funds.
Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will receive $226,890 in national grant funding for research into eastern redcedar encroachment and the water cycle in the tallgrass prairie, two key elements of ecosystem health for Oklahoma.
Organization will use funds to restore and clean up Otay and Tijuana river watersheds.
A study of oyster reefs in a once-pristine California coastal estuary found them devastated by invasive Atlantic Coast crabs and snails.
The research shows that the use of manure does not negatively affect the carbon loads of nearby waterways when compared to other fertilizer systems.
The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Policy Program will host a panel discussion on the nation's infrastructure challenge.
Greater meat consumption and demand for fossil fuels worldwide are expected to cause increasingly more harmful algal blooms and dead zones in coastal and freshwater areas.