Darryl Fears
Reporter

Darryl Fears has worked at The Washington Post for more than a decade, mostly as a reporter on the National staff. He currently covers the environment, focusing on the Chesapeake Bay and issues affecting wildlife.

Latest by Darryl Fears

State report says fracking poses threat to public health

State report says fracking poses threat to public health

A Maryland report says fracking could pose significant local health risks if it is allowed in western Maryland.

An ancient ‘misfit’ finally finds a home

An ancient ‘misfit’ finally finds a home

For decades, researchers couldn’t figure out what living animal evolved from a weird ancient worm. Finally, they took a close look at its claws.

Major study says liberal green groups lack racial diversity

Major study says liberal green groups lack racial diversity

A comprehensive report says liberal green groups have few minorities because of an ‘unconscious bias’

Overdevelopment is creating a Southeast ‘megalopolis’

Overdevelopment is creating a Southeast ‘megalopolis’

Study: Southeast U.S. is going the way of the Northeast, with farms and forests replaced by roads and sprawl.