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Marine Bio Camp means muddy hands, tempting seafood - Carroll County Times


Carroll County Times
The day in Solomons started with a snack overlooking the Patuxent River and the Rachel Carson — the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's flagship research vessel. “That's definitely a squid,” said Tre Williams, a 15-year-old from ...

'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus' by Automotive World - Automotive World (press release)


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Automotive World has published a new report, 'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus', which considers the role of electrification in this most common of public transportation solutions. From smooth silent motion to the ability to operate ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

Rachel Carson, "Silent Spring" and the Environmental Movement

West Lafayette - United States

Discusses the controversy spawned by the publication of "Silent Spring."

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