Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship

July 1, 2019
New research published in Science finds that sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in a three-way symbiotic relationship.

Next Generation: Taylor Armstrong on controlling toxic algal blooms in lakes

June 28, 2019
"I will be looking at how we can control and mitigate harmful algal blooms in polluted lakes. I want to figure out what those chemicals being released by the barley are to simplify the process of combating harmful algal blooms."

UMCES graduates next generation of environmental science leaders

May 23, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s sixth annual Commencement ceremony was held on May 23 at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Southern Maryland and featured Commencement speaker Professor Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center.

IMET 2018 Annual Report

May 3, 2019
IMET had another great year during 2018! Many of our successes stem from our supportive community of collaborators, donors, and members of the public.

UMCES Annual Report 2018

April 2, 2019
Find out how UMCES provides the science for policymakers to address the pressing environmental issues in our communities in our latest annual report.