A recent study states by restoring oyster reefs, the acidic levels of the waters could decrease. Valerie Smock says it may be possible the damage is already be too far gone to be fixed.
You can restore many things. If you want to restore an old car or piece of furniture, it's possible, but have you ever heard of restoring oyster restoration?
Scientists have found multiple benefits for restoring oyster reefs in Chesapeake Bay and other coastal ecosystems, according to a study put out earlier in 2013. The study points out benefits such as the ability of oyster reefs to help buffer the increasing acidity of ocean waters.
More acidic oceans could lead to corrosive effects on the calcium of carbonate shells and possible physiological effects of fish larvae and other marine creatures. The study claims if current rates increase, ocean acidity is predicted to double by 2100.
In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores the unorganized territory smack in the middle of the America's largest state.
Four historic sites have been added to the group's "in danger" list.
When John Johnson and Susan Short fell in love in -- and with -- a sleepy Costa Rican surf town, they bought a hotel, invested in the community, and tried their damnedest not to change the place too much.
Gravitational waves, the cosmic ripples that distort space-time itself, have been directly detected for the first time.
Flu season has started, and although so far it has not been as bad as last year's, there have been reports of some young and middle-age adults developing severe cases of influenza, according to the CDC.
From malnutrition to military coups, Burkina Faso, a landlocked nation in West Africa, has its share of problems. But that's not the whole story about Burkina Faso. Here's another side of the country.