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E.U. Ambassadors discuss climate crisis at public forum

December 5, 2019
European Union Ambassadors to the United States spoke at a public forum at IMET in Baltimore on what their countries are doing to address the growing climate crisis.

Nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, is on the rise

November 18, 2019
A new study from an international group of scientists finds we are releasing more of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide into the atmosphere than previously thought. Agricultural practices and nitrogen-rich fertilizers have significantly increased the amount of nitrous oxide emissions in the atmosphere.

UMCES scientists complete study on Conowingo Dam and impact on Chesapeake Bay

November 11, 2019
UMCES scientists have completed a study to understand the potential impacts of nutrient pollution associated with sediment transported from behind the Conowingo Dam to the Chesapeake Bay.

USM Maryland Momentum Fund invests $150,000 in Minnowtech

November 4, 2019
Minnowtech, an UMCES-based startup aims to help maximize shrimp farmers’ efficiency to meet growing global demand.

Stuart Clarke named Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

October 30, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) announces the hiring of Stuart Clarke as its new Vice President for Strategic Initiatives.

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