Zombie turtles or ‘Frankenturtles’ were released by researchers into Chesapeake Bay to find out why many turtles die in the area.
Blue crabs can survive in oceans with lower oxygen concentrations. A recent study suggests that blue crabs will remain resilient even as water temperatures increase and oxygen levels decrease.
While the Gulf of Mexico's oyster industry was hard-hit by Katrina and Deepwater Horizon, oyster restoration projects are busy around the country. How can you contribute? Bring in oyster shells, or let kids help raise young oysters in schools.
Toxins from algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay may affect human and marine species' health.
After studying deep-core sediment and creating maps of the Chesapeake region stretching back millions of years, researchers say that a long-held theory that Washington, D.C. is sinking faster toward the sea than most other coastal U.S. cities, and an existing theory that ice-sheet melt contributed to this--are both true.