Climate Change Threatens the Terrapin; The Tireless Mr. Trash Wheel | WYPR

Climate Change Threatens the Terrapin; The Tireless Mr. Trash Wheel

Aug 13, 2018

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Maryland’s beloved terrapin faces a serious threat from climate change. Biologist Christopher Rowe of the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental Science describes how rising sea levels and warming temperatures jeopardize the terrapins’ survival. Read more about the threats to the terrapin here.

Then, fueled by solar and water power, Mr. Trash Wheel and his companions tirelessly pull litter from the harbor. Adam Lindquist of the Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative gives us an update on their progress.