Going Green

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Chesapeake Bay Recovery

Population pressures continue to be one of the greatest challenges to important ecosystems like the Chesapeake Bay.

Many Factors Will Challenge the Recovery of the Chesapeake Bay

Released: 2/11/2008 9:49:28 AM

The Chesapeake Bay is affected by multiple factors, ranging from population growth to climate variability, which will challenge the recovery of this important ecosystem. These findings released today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are part of a comprehensive 5-year summary of the major factors affecting the health of the Bay ecosystem and the implications for its management.

Population growth and agricultural lands have...(complete article here).

No comments: