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A new online tool can help Delaware landowners see if wetlands are on their property.

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State officials showed off a new aquatic center Monday that they hope will get kids and families more excited about the outdoors.



Courtesy of the National Aquarium

Almost two weeks ago, Phil the harbor seal was brought to the National Aquarium in Baltimore after being rescued from mud near Killens Pond, and the aquarium says he is recovering. 



Delaware is one the best prepared states in the nation for responding to disasters, disease outbreaks, and other emergencies, according to a new report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


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More than 600 people chanted “science not silence!” as they marched through the City of Newark - one of hundreds of science marches happening across the globe Saturday.



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Sen. Tom Carper (D) toured several sites in Delaware Friday to highlight how rising seas and global warming could affect the First State. One of the sites he toured was a marsh in Dover.



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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Wilmington today to clean up and develop former industrial sites. 



American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

A new report shows Delaware’s air quality seems to be improving, but it still remains a problem in New Castle County.



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A 21-year-old pre-med student is organizing a free clinic for low-income and homeless people in Wilmington this Saturday.


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A cold front that rolled through the First State at beginning of spring threatened Delaware’s peach crop, but one local farm says its peaches are blooming.