Roberts tells Terp how built environments—anything surrounding us made by humans—affect our health and how gentrification can be the unintended side effect of a health-promoting urban landscape.
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WORLDS WITHIN exposes the generally unseen world of plants and their internal architecture, textures, patterns and functions. It reveals repeating patterns in nature: generic structures and forms, which recur on a macro and micro scale.
Maryland joins 14 states and Puerto Rico as alliance members, who all agree to uphold the United States’ commitments under the agreement.
University of Maryland is getting continuing federal funding to support the Chesapeake Bay under a state and federal partnership.
Scientists widely agree that humans are the dominant cause of rising global temperatures. Now, a new study shows that people’s perceived risk from extreme events associated with climate change can influence them to alter behaviors in ways that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
For the past three years, Eberius, a graduate student in environmental science at the University of Maryland, College Park, has been the field director for the Michigan Bald Eagle Biomonitoring Project, a study of the bald-eagle population in the Great Lakes state that began in 1961.
USM (University System of Maryland) leads the state of Maryland in sustainability efforts with more than 60 facilities constructed and/or planned as LEED-certified “Silver” or higher.
During a ceremony held December 8, 2017 at the University of Maryland (UMD), students in the Engineering for Social Change course awarded the Oyster Recovery Partnership $10,000 to support their goal to increase oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay.
Founded in 2013 by Jason Green ’11 with two partners, Edenworks raises tilapia on site and, through a farming process known as aquaponics, turns their waste into fertilizer to nourish the young versions of vegetables like broccoli, kale, radish and mustard greens.
The University of Maryland, organized by the Center for Global Sustainability and the UMD Global Sustainability Initiative, had a strong presence at this year’s 23rd meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
UMD Kappa Delta started a "sustainable sister of the week," program this semester. Learn more about this exciting initiative in our Green Chapter News section.
Inbal Becker-Reshef, Ph.D. 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.