Biodiversity Protects Fish From Climate Change

Acidification and Low Oxygen Put Fish in Double Jeopardy


Oyster Disease Thrives in Nightly Dead Zones


Dead Zones Likely to Expand as Coastal Waters Warm

Smithsonian Opens New Sustainable Research Lab

Melting Arctic Opens Passages for Invasive Species

Ancient Native American Refuse Enriches Forests Today

Diverse Forests Resist Deer Better


Climate Change Spurs Tropical Mangroves to Expand in the North

Humans Threaten Wetlands' Ability to Withstand Climate Change

New Low-Cost, Nondestructive Technology Cuts Risk from Mercury Hot Spots

Toxic Methylmercury-Producing Microbes More Widespread Than Realized

High CO2 Spurs Wetlands to Absorb More Carbon

Invaders' Away-Field Advantage Weaker Than Ecologists Thought


"Jack-and-Master" Plants Better Suited to Climate Change

Smithsonian NEMESIS Tracks Marine Invaders Online

Fungi-Filled Forests are Critical for Endangered Orchids


Coasts' Best Protection from Bioinvaders Falling Short

Smithsonian Scientists Find Northern Snakehead Fish in New Territory

Smithsonian Scales Up Sustainability with $45 Million Green Lab

Smithsonian Scientists Help Block Ship-borne Bioinvaders Before They Dock


Smithsonian Study Measures Watershed-wide Effects of Riparian Buffers on Nutrient Pollution

New NOAA Grant to Fund Hypoxia and Acidification Research in the Chesapeake Bay

Nitrogen Pollution Alters Global Change Scenarios from the Ground Up

One Species, 20 Genotypes, 3,808 Plants and a Plague of Voles: Study Reveals New Benefits of Genetic Diversity

Scientists Discover Key to Invasive Plants’ Success Is Not Simply a Matter of Taste

Ecologists Discover Forests Are Growing Faster, Climate Change Appears to Be Driving Accelerated Growth


Scientists Find Climate Change to Have Paradoxical Effects in Coastal Wetlands


Citizens ALERT: Keep an Eye Out for Furry-Clawed Crab-- Potential Invader to Eastern U.S.

575 Acres in Southern Anne Arundel County Placed into Conservation and Environmental Research and Education

Land Use and Phosphorus Use Intensity Are Key Factors Influencing Nutrient Discharge from Watersheds

Sediment Prediction Tools Miss the Mark


New Study Shows Fish Respond Quickly to Changes in Mercury Deposition

Smithsonian Researchers Develop Models to Assess Wetland Health

Furry Clawed Asian Crabs Caught in Delaware and Chesapeake Bays

Third Chinese Mitten Crab Confirmed in Chesapeake Bay

Smithosonian Scientists Report New Carbon Dioxide Study: Increased Atmospheric CO2 Stimulates Soils to Release, not Store, CO2

SERC's Evening Lecture Series Kicks Off February 21


Smithsonian Scientists Report New Method of Assessing Watershed Impacts on Aquatic Systems

Connecting Toxic Mercury to Atmospheric Emissions

Experts Address Public During Scientific Workshop and Public Rorum on Florida Red Tide

Saturday, May 13, First Rhode River Wade-In Marks the Opening of a New Gateway to the Chesapeake Bay

SERC Open House

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Launches a New Outreach Program in Your Own Back Yard


Native Predator Keeps an Invasive Spcies at Bay According to a New Study Published in Ecology

Success of Local Restoration Efforts in Chesapeake Bay Dependent on Regional Efforts

New Study Shows Rise in Atmospheric Carbon-Dioxide May Stimulate Soils to release Stored Carbon

Supplying Invasions: Not All Ships Are Created Equal

Smithsonian Appoints New Director for SERC

Fifteen Million School Children Join Smithsonian Scientists on a Hunt for Biological Invaders in San Francisco Bay on May 10


New Study Reveals Strong Connection Between Land Use in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and PCBs in White Perch

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and Portland State University Launch New Campaign Against Aquatic Invasions

SERC Researcher Recipient of Mercer Award

Taking a Global Snapshot of the World's Water Condition

Scientists Track West Nile Virus on its Southward Spread

Recent Study Adds A Twist to the Atmospheric CO2 Issue

Seeing the Big Picture: Wetland Ecology on a Grand Scale

Plants Keep Pace with Rising Carbon Dioxide

International Film Festival Screens Electronic Field Trip

Research Lends New Perspective to Blue Crab Population Decline

Stalking West Nile Virus: Scientists looking for tell-tale signs in Cuba


Smithsonian Scientists Study Marine Organisms at Antartic's Ozone Hole

Chesapeake Bay Site of First World Water Monitoring Day