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Cora Ann Johnston's (04F) eyes sparkle when she talks about juvenile blue crabs. Her Division III details her work finding an alternative nursery habitat for the tiny crabs in Chesapeake Bay.
"It's exciting work, and very relevant," she says. "Because they are scavengers, they are good for the environment." Due to urban runoff, water quality in the bay is worsening, leading to degradation of sea grass, the habitat of choice for blue crabs too small to fend for themselves in open water.