The watershed of the world’s third largest estuary — the Chesapeake Bay — covers 64,000 square miles and is home to almost 18 million people who benefit from the flood control, food sources and recreational opportunities that the ecosystem provides.
AAAS Arctic Division to Convene in Anchorage With Theme of ‘Healthy Estuaries: Sustainability and Resilience’
AAAS Caribbean Division Meeting: Vision for Puerto Rican Economy Blends Science, Innovation, and Natural Resources
Once a manufacturing powerhouse, Puerto Rico is now keen to develop its knowledge economy. The path forward includes new academic-industry partnerships in the biotech sector and innovative research on the island’s environmental resources.