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March 3, 2016

Al Gore speaks at UMD on future of climate action

"Today's students in college and younger are eager for the kind of challenge that our world now faces...The will to change is in itself a renewable resource." The Diamondback provides coverage of Al Gore's visit to ‪#‎UMD‬ to help celebrate the launch of the Center for Global Sustainability

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February 18, 2016

UMD applies for recertification by Tree Campus USA

University of Maryland has been recognized by Tree Campus USA for seven consecutive years for promoting healthy tree management and student involvement in the caretaking. University officials recently applied for recertification.

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February 11, 2016

Department of Energy selects UMD team for 2017 Solar Decathlon

"We'd like the house to actually be something which is a positive part of the environment, rather than just less bad for the environment...We'd like it to generate not only all of its own power, but clean its own water, help people grow food and really create a very sustainable lifestyle."

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January 27, 2016

Maryland Called Leader in Wildlife Conservation

Another good sign of things to come in the state of ‪#‎Maryland: a 10-year action plan will be released in February, highlighting potential environmental threats to wildlife in Maryland. One hundred and eight wildlife species have been added to the action plan. National Wildlife Federation says the plan demonstrates leadership from Maryland lawmakers. ‪#‎ActOnClimate

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