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Scientists are feeling good about a ‘C’ grade for Chesapeake Bay May 17, 2016
Scientists are feeling good about a ‘C’ grade for Chesapeake Bay
Conditions may be "poor to moderate" in Chesapeake Bay but scientists still found a reason to celebrate. America's largest estuary got a C (53%) on its health report card for 2015. That's its highest score in a non-drought year since 1992 and it represents the third year of consecutive growth.
Pennsylvania drought watch expanded to 10 more counties June 17, 2015
Pennsylvania drought watch expanded to 10 more counties
The number of counties the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is watching for drought conditions has been expanded from 27 to 37. In May, the DEP declared a drought watch for 27 counties after low groundwater and surface water levels have been identified various portions of Pennsylvania, according to a prepared statement. Another 10 counties have been added the drought watch.
Chesapeake Bay’s Overall health remains largely unchanged, report finds January 5, 2015
Chesapeake Bay’s Overall health remains largely unchanged, report finds
With the health of the country’s largest estuary largely unchanged over the past two years, environmentalists trying to clean up the Chesapeake Bay said they hope to work with Maryland Gov.-elect Larry Hogan (R) to improve the bay and an ecological system that is “dangerously out of balance.”
Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war February 8, 2014
Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war
From California to the Middle East, huge areas of the world are drying up and a billion people have no access to safe drinking water. US intelligence is warning of the dangers of shrinking resources and experts say the world is 'standing on a precipice'.
Science teachers to receive EPA environmental education grants November 15, 2013
Science teachers to receive EPA environmental education grants
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Nov. 15 the Harrisburg, Pa. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts will receive a $205,305 environmental education grant.
World Water Day 2013: How Water Shortages Affect Women, Kids, Hunger (What You Can Do) March 22, 2013
World Water Day 2013: How Water Shortages Affect Women, Kids, Hunger (What You Can Do)
The global water crisis isn’t just about simple supply and demand — it’s an issue related to women’s rights, global development and preventable deaths. As the world population swells to over 7 billion people, and the demand for fresh water continues to grow with it, global leaders have called for greater innovation, advocacy and solutions, which is why this year’s World Water Day has been dedicated to the theme of “cooperation.”
Wildwood Park Lake Clean Up April 6, 2012
Wildwood Park Lake Clean Up
You are invited to join Expedition Chesapeake and Dauphin County to clean up Wildwood Park’s lake, streams and trails.
Director David Lickley talks about his new film Expedition Chesapeake December 9, 2011
Director David Lickley talks about his new film Expedition Chesapeake
Canadian filmmaker David Lickley is the director "Expedition Chesapeake," a 3D Imax movie that is being produced by Harrisburg's Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Lickley, who was in Harrisburg on Wednesday talks with Patriot-News Arts Writer David N. Dunkle, hopes to begin filming the documentary next year, with a premiere showing at Whitaker in late 2013 or early 2014. By Christine Baker, The Patriot-News
Expedition Chesapeake Director Takes Home 6 Giant Screen Awards September 23, 2011
Expedition Chesapeake Director Takes Home 6 Giant Screen Awards
Expedition Chesapeake Director, David Lickley, dominated the GSCA Awards for his film Born to Be Wild!
The Expedition Begins September 3, 2011
The Expedition Begins
Chesapeake Bay Filmmakers Launch Project at Otsego Lake
By Troy Bishopp
Chesapeake Film is a Welcome Idea August 29, 2011
Chesapeake Film is a Welcome Idea
By Patriot-News Editorial Board
Biologist Jeff Corwin is ‘Personally Invested’ in Whitaker Center’s Chesapeake Project August 24, 2011
Biologist Jeff Corwin is ‘Personally Invested’ in Whitaker Center’s Chesapeake Project
By DAVID N. DUNKLE, The Patriot-News
Whitaker Center Initiative Hopes to Draw Attention to Fragile Chesapeake Bay Watershed August 22, 2011
Whitaker Center Initiative Hopes to Draw Attention to Fragile Chesapeake Bay Watershed
By DAVID N. DUNKLE, The Patriot-News
Earth Day Message Should Carry All Year April 25, 2011
Earth Day Message Should Carry All Year
Patriot-News Op-Ed
By Michael L. Hanes
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Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war
From California to the Middle East, huge areas of the world are drying up and a billion people have no access to safe drinking water. US intelligence is warning of the dangers of shrinking resources and experts say the world is 'standing on a precipice'