Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef from the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of Geographical Sciences has been selected by NASA to lead a new multidisciplinary consortium dedicated to enhancing the use of satellite data for improving food security and agriculture around the world.
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Azelle manufactures high-quality charm bracelets to raise awareness of the precarious condition of the Chesapeake Bay, the world’s largest natural estuary.
For companies, going green in IT operations not only reduces energy consumption, it also boosts profits, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Terp Farm invites the UMD community to take part in its Flower CSA, a student-developed project that produces specialty cut flower varieties for bouquets and bulk stem purchases by students, faculty, and staff.
The Center for Young Children's commitment to teaching children to take care of the environment culminated in earning three major awards this year including Green Office platinum certification.
Ion Storage Systems (ISS), an energy spin-off company from the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute at the University of Maryland, obtained $8 million in venture funding to commercialize a smaller, lighter, safer battery for consumer electronics. The start-up will hire 20 new employees in College Park, Maryland.
Dr. Ray Weil and Kate Tully from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are working with Debre Berhan University in Ethiopia to learn from one another and to improve the soil and agriculture for Africa and the world.
"The Clean Energy Jobs Act will create, by some estimates, tens of thousands of jobs for Marylanders in the clean energy industry," says CGS Director Nate Hultman in a new op-ed for the The Capital.
Transportation Services challenges you to carpool to and from work just one time this summer. If you log your carpool trip in the Smart Commute digital platform, you can get a free Maryland Dairy ice cream cone and the chance to win other prizes.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded a five-year $175 million cooperative funding agreement to the University of Maryland for collaborative research in Earth system science.
Heidi Bulich's solution \for her ARCH 271/RDEV 250 course “People, Planet, and Profit: Building Sustainable Places” gave students the opportunity to demonstrate their mastery of course material by participating in a mock National League of Cities competition.
The artists of UN/Sustainable explore concerns about sustainability and the impact of policy on nature, those whose culture and livelihood rely heavily on the earth, and humanity as a whole.