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Sustainability in Maryland Today

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Maryland Today is produced by the Office of Marketing and Communications for the University of Maryland community on weekdays during the academic year, except for university holidays.

Frequently, Maryland Today features highlight sustainability successes from the UMD community. Explore some of the article topic tags below to learn more about sustainability at UMD.

Maryland Today Articles: Climate Change

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Plants’ Unlikely Defense Against Climate Change: Different Leaf Structures

UMD Researchers Uncover Mechanism Behind Plant Leaf Diversity
View Article Plants’ Unlikely Defense Against Climate Change: Different Leaf Structures
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On Nepal Research Trip, Graduate Students Strive for Solutions for Food, Energy, Water

Grand Challenges-Funded Project Works With Villagers Facing Climate Change Fallout
View Article On Nepal Research Trip, Graduate Students Strive for Solutions for Food, Energy, Water
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UMD Analysis: Rapid Methane Emissions Cuts Needed to Slow Climate Change

30% Reduction Would Limit Global Temperature Rise in Coming Decades
View Article UMD Analysis: Rapid Methane Emissions Cuts Needed to Slow Climate Change

Maryland Today Articles: Environmental Science & Technology

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Public Health Researchers Look to Borrow … Your Flu?

Groundbreaking Study Aims to Understand Respiratory Virus Transmission
View Article Public Health Researchers Look to Borrow … Your Flu?
Jose-Luis Izursa works in aquaponics lab

At UMD’s Aquaponics Lab, the Farmers Have Fins

New Greenhouse Will Triple Research, Education of Sustainable Farming Method
View Article At UMD’s Aquaponics Lab, the Farmers Have Fins
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A Spoilage-Sniffing Sensor and Food Distribution App to Fight Hunger

UMD Team Receives $5M Grant for Tech Solutions to Reduce Food Insecurity and Waste
View Article A Spoilage-Sniffing Sensor and Food Distribution App to Fight Hunger

Maryland Today Articles: Geographical Sciences

Two harvesters in a field of soybeans

Egg-citing Finding on Future Food Prices

Geographers Propose Way for Governments to Help Keep Consumers’ Costs Down
View Article Egg-citing Finding on Future Food Prices
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Unexploded Ordnance Is Scattered Across Ukraine’s Front Lines. UMD Researchers Are Mapping Hot Spots With AI.

Shells, Rockets Fired in Wake of Russia’s Invasion Could Kill for Decades if Left in Place
View Article Unexploded Ordnance Is Scattered Across Ukraine’s Front Lines. UMD Researchers Are Mapping Hot Spots With AI.
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Rising to a Grand Challenge: Climate-Related Disasters, Farming Crises

Institutional Grant Team Works to Provide Early Warning in Maryland, Beyond
View Article Rising to a Grand Challenge: Climate-Related Disasters, Farming Crises
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