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Rapid expansion of industrial farming in U.S. contributes to increased pollution, harmful algal blooms

September 10, 2020
A recent paper by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science phytoplankton ecologist Pat Glibert sheds light on the impacts of both crop and animal industrial farming in the United States on nutrient pollution.

Coastal pollution is causing significant increase in dead zones in oceans around the world

August 31, 2020
A new study by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Professor Emeritus Tom Malone and Professor Alice Newton of the University of Algarve spotlights the current global occurrence of "dead zones" within the coastal ocean, where eutrophication has caused significant oxygen depletion resulting in mass mortalities of marine animals.

Collaborative program by UMCES and ShoreRivers expands environmental education on the Eastern Shore

August 31, 2020
ShoreRivers partnered with University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) to create a five-day professional development summer workshop for 14 teachers, ranging from third grade through high school, from across the Eastern Shore, the start of a yearlong experience aimed at growing environmental education.

The life of an oyster: Spawning

July 16, 2020
Things are never busier or filled with more expectation than the months approaching spring in an oyster hatchery. Such was the scene at the Horn Point Laboratory, which began removing broodstock (oysters) from the Choptank River in January in preparation for this past spring's spawn. Learn about how Horn Point's Oyster Hatchery begins their process of producing oysters

Pat Glibert elected president of international society of marine researchers

July 10, 2020
Pat Glibert has been elected by her scientific peers as the incoming President of Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). “Being elected President of ASLO by its members is a well deserved affirmation of Pat's many contributions to this leading professional society of researchers who study both freshwater and marine waters around the world.” said Mike Roman, Director of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory.

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