|Cobscook Bay plan defended during debate on seaweed bill|
Bangor Daily News - 3/20/2013. By Bill Trotter - The Maine Department of Marine Resources is hoping to get approval from the Legislature to develop a statewide management plan for rockweed, kelp, Irish moss and other commercially harvested seaweed species. The proposal, however, also would eliminate the rockweed management plan for Cobscook Bay.
|Report: Hancock Maine’s healthiest county, Piscataquis ranks last|
Bangor Daily News - 3/20/2013. By Jackie Farwell - Thirty-four percent of Piscataquis County adults are obese, compared to 25 percent of adults in Hancock County, according to the rankings. Residents of the central Maine county are almost twice as likely to die prematurely as their coastal counterparts.
|Snow still flies, yet seeds know what season it is|
Portland Press Herald - 3/20/2013. By Anne Mahle - Can you feel it? The clocks have shifted forward, the days are longer and it's light into the evening a little later. Like a rhythmic clock that chimes every season on the season, my body begins to crave greens and lighter foods.
|How Healthy Is Your County?|
US News & World Report - 3/20/2013.Rates of premature death in counties across the United States are the lowest in 20 years, but people in the least healthy counties are more than twice as likely to die early as those in the healthiest counties, according to a new report.