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    I have a dream of a future where humans take care of the environment. A society that takes pride in keeping the air clean, our natural habitats untouched, and our oceans free of pollution. It is time to become more educated about how our environment is damaged by contamination caused by fracking, oil drilling, and raw sewage. The pollutants leak into the land, enter the water systems, and air at nearby sites. I believe we can do better for our environment. The Chesapeake Bay is the third largest estuary in the United States. It was formed about ten thousand years ago when a glacier melted and flooded the Susquehanna River valley. Its waters run throughout the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West…

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    and lastly care for god’s creation. The Chesapeake Bay has been degraded by pollution, manmade and natural change over the course of many years. But many young adults can make a change and help out by taking part in restoration programs like cleanups around the waterways, tree planting, and simple acts such as walking and picking up trash. The Catholic Church and its followers have also taking measures to help the Chesapeake Bay improve by holding programs and volunteering in…

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    The Chesapeake Bay Area continent, is known for having “fresh water, fertile soil, and economical transportation, since that, agriculture, fishing, and hunting” (marinersmuseum.org) is very common. This continent can also be called an “estuary, which is a fresh water and salt water mixed body of water, in fact, it is the largest estuary in the United States” (chesapeakebay.net). Within this continent “Virginia and Maryland make it up and they worship God, in other words their religion is…

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    The Chesapeake Bay is a marine aquatic life zone biome. This estuary is a mixture of salt water and fresh water. This is a sub biome of the Aquatic. The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and third largest in the world. An estuary is a body of water where the salt water of the ocean mixes with the fresh water of rivers and streams. The Bay is 200 miles long and flows through the states of Virginia and Maryland. More than 150 rivers, creeks, and streams flow into the…

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    being damaging to the chesapeake bay. economically, culturally, and ecologically the chesapeake will suffer because of introducing the suminoe. for the subsequent reasons, i'm towards the creation of the suminoe oyster. Ecologically, introducing a completely new species leaves too large a possibility of bad influences that we will’t expect. the chesapeake bay software federal corporations committee concurs, pointing out that, “there are range of massive, poorly understood risks and potential…

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    When you first pull an oyster out of the Chesapeake Bay it looks like nothing at all, but as you turn it over in your hand, the dusty green slime falls away and you are left with a misty grey shell. It is rough to the touch, with ripply layers that reflect the water it came from, and it sits in your hand in such a way that makes it feel ancient. If you were to stick a shucking knife in that oyster and pry it open, you would find a thick salty slime surrounding a tan leathery lump. The contents…

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    Among the other environmental issue, the most pressing health issue in Maryland that I selected as being the top priority and most essential is “Saving the Chesapeake Bay”. The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary, a body of water that is formed where freshwater from streams and rivers flows into the ocean, mixing with sea water. The nation’s water is in jeopardy to 10,000 miles of Maryland streams affected by the polluting industries that carved loopholes in the Clean Water Act.1 "Save the Bay"…

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    The Chesapeake Bay colonies and the New England colonies were both established by the English Empire. These provinces were the second and third attempts at settling and were both successful as permanent settlements. However, there were many differences between the two colonies. There are many reasons why differences occurred in the settlements, but two of the major grounds for why the colonies were completely different are: the reasons to leave England, and their politics. The causes for…

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    The first two colonies established in the new world were The Chesapeake bay colonies, and The Massachusetts bay colonies. They were very similar but also different in their own individual ways. A similarity between the colonies was the hopeful realization intrinsic to them. One of the primary similarities between the English founding of colonies in both the Chesapeake and those at Massachusetts Bay represents a belief that happiness lies outside of one's established home. Both settlements …

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    Because of rapid local urbanization, pollution, and overfishing, the Chesapeake Bay's highly diverse ecosystem is being destroyed making the estuary an unsustainable environment. The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in North America, nevertheless its ecosystem is in danger due to human activity. Many toxic wastes from the nearby cities and farms drain into the Bay creating negative effects on the Chesapeake Bay's aqua life. Some examples of chemicals that have been leaked into the…

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