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Hotter can be better

The complexity of natural systems, and the lag times between actions and results often makes our tendency toward short-term perspectives suspect. With so much focus in the media about the extreme heat and immediate consequences, it’s worth noting there is another side. The following report makes a useful point in connecting longer term conditions with current observations. So, enjoy the hot weather, knowing that it has been a good respite for the Bay!



Drought and heat good for the Chesapeake Bay

Rich Keller, Editor, Ag Professional  |  July 17, 2012

This summer the Chesapeake Bay has some of the cleanest water it has experienced in a long time, and the lower pollution is being attributed to a mild winter, dry and hot spring and some of the hottest summer days on record.  see for more ….

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