A study shows that middle-latitude belts are drying, and the tropics and higher latitudes are gaining water supplies.
The river has brings tons of sediment downstream, forming new land, but it can't keep pace with the fast-rising seas.
Researchers blame deliberate 'river engineering' for making the river more flood-prone.
The Environmental Protection Agency agreed Thursday to restore $325,000 in funding this year for the Bay Journal, a publication with a print circulation of 50,000 that has covered environmental issues in the Chesapeake Bay for more than a quarter-century.
They said the “reckless” expanded drilling plan could ruin beach tourism and fishing economies worth billions of dollars.
The decision to convert the study launched in the final days of the Obama administration into a less-stringent environmental assessment could have major policy implications.
The plastic sits on ocean coral, cutting its skin and causing other abrasions. That's when diseases move in for the kill.
Governors of Atlantic and Pacific coast states are still waiting for a meeting like the one in which Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told Florida Gov. Rick Scott his state was exempted from expanded offshore drilling.
Governors who shared Rick Scott's concerns about drilling are vowing to wage a fight against new drilling, in court if necessary.
Pregnant women living within a two-mile radius of drilling sites were more likely to have babies with low birth weights.