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These are articles about the Chesapeake Bay that students could use to learn more about the Bay.
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Oyster Businesses Still Plagued By Gulf Oil Spill : NPR

The oyster businesses in the Gulf of Mexico remain hobbled by the BP oil spill. Many companies are still operating with skeleton crews because of a scarcity of oysters.
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Living Shorelines | Earth Gauge

More than 85 percent of the Chesapeake Bay's shoreline is privately owned. And most of that is lined with hardened bulkheads or riprap designed to protect.
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EPA Drafts Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Strategy : NPR

The Environmental Protection Agency has outlined a new effort to help protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary. And it targets the root causes of the trouble: runoff.
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Morning Edition: Chesapeake Bay Crabbing

Morning Edition: Chesapeake Bay Crabbing | Chesapeake Bay | Scoop.it

This is an awesome podcast about Maryland's precious Blue Crab population in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says - Baltimore Sun

Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says - Baltimore Sun | Chesapeake Bay | Scoop.it
Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study saysBaltimore SunGovernment and nonprofit groups already are spending millions seeding the bay with oysters produced in hatcheries and rehabilitating some old reefs.
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Conservation, Ecology, and ... - American Fisheries Society

Greenlee and Catherine N. Lim). Ecological Role of Blue Catfish in Chesapeake Bay Communities and Implications for. Management (Ryan W. Schloesser, Mary C. Fabrizio, Robert J. Latour, Greg C. Garman, Bob Greenlee, Mary Groves, and ...
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Shelling Out For A Chesapeake Bay Oyster Comeback : NPR

Chesapeake oysters are a succulent treat that for centuries have been loved almost to extinction.  But some scientists and business people are making headway in bringing back the bivalve, for the sake of oyster lovers and the bay.
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Study proposes oyster moratorium - Delmarva Now

Study proposes oyster moratorium - Delmarva Now | Chesapeake Bay | Scoop.it
Study proposes oyster moratoriumDelmarva NowDEAL ISLAND -- A recently published study that recommends a moratorium on oyster harvesting in the Chesapeake Bay has upset some local watermen who said they have a hard enough time making a living.
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