A University of Maryland project aboard the International Space Station will soon start giving scientists new insights into how much carbon is stored in the planet’s trees and how much carbon dioxide they can absorb, key to understanding a warming planet.
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As part of the Global Classroom Initiative at the University of Maryland, AREC 360: Global Agriculture is an interactive and collaborative experience between students at UMD and at the Liberia International Christian College (LICC), in partnership with the student group, ROOTS Africa.
The Sustainability Associate will develop and manage programs that engage students, faculty, and staff in sustainable behaviors and create a culture of sustainability among all sectors of the diverse campus community.
Celebrate National Public Gardens Week by taking a tour with knowledgeable staff and learn more about our trees, plants, and sustainability efforts.
On May 17, thousands of DMV residents will celebrate biking as they commute together on two wheels.
A new project will help farmers increase their income as well as store carbon in their soil. One of the contributors is Prabhakar Tamboli, a professor of Agriculture at the University of Maryland.
Since Platinum certification was established in the fall of 2018, three total offices have already become Platinum certified. The Center for Young Children and the University Recreation & Wellness offices were the first to achieve the Platinum level, followed shortly after by the Denton Community office.
Marta Woldu is the Bicycle and Sustainable Transportation Coordinator at the University of Maryland, College Park. Woldu’s feature on “Sustainability Seven” was inspired from her work to create viable sustainable transportation options that reduce the university’s carbon footprint.
In a commentary published in Nature Climate Change, UMD sociology Professor Dana R. Fisher discusses why the current global youth climate movement is not only important in today’s political arena, but likely to have broad repercussions for decades to come.
The 5th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2019 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region.
Sets the Bar High for More Sustainable Research on Campus
Attend one of the many farmers markets in the College Park via bicycle using our bike map!