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Delaware Public Media's coverage of stories involving, science, health, medicine, technology and the environment.

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Twenty dolphins have washed ashore on Delaware beaches so far this year, raising a red flag for an environmental group.


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Delaware is now part of an initiative to share best practices for collecting and using health care data.


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University of Delaware’s Center for Carbon-free Power Integration will hold a workshop in Rehoboth Beach Wednesday, hoping to improve the public’s understanding of offshore wind power and its stake in Delaware.


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First year residents at Christiana Care got a sense of the challenges faced by those living in poverty on Thursday.

 


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State agricultural officials are hoping to get local farmers some federal relief after spring’s heavy rains destroyed some crops and stymied others from reaching an optimal yield.


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Long considered the most beneficial way to dispose of dead chickens, composting has become a management tool of the past for some Delmarva poultry farmers.

Some local growers have shifted to a more environmental practice – freezer technology.


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A bill seeking to further reimburse Delaware’s primary care physicians cleared the House Health Committee Wednesday.

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A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists says thousands of Delaware residents and their properties will be more prone to flooding aggravated by sea level rise by 2045.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The City of Wilmington and partner agencies held an open house Tuesday to show off plans for the wetland park they believe will help alleviate flooding issues in the Southbridge neighborhood.

 


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South Bethany residents and a local environmental group started installing floating wetlands along many of South Bethany’s canals Tuesday, hopeful they’ll improve water quality that has historically suffered from high levels of nutrients.

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