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Effort to understand nitrogen use in U.S. and China receives joint funding from NSF

February 15, 2021
A collaborative project to identify ways to improve sustainability of nitrogen management in food, water, and energy systems in China and the United States has received funding from the United States and China’s National Science Foundation.

UMCES scientists awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships

February 12, 2021
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Associate Professor Lora Harris and Ph.D. candidate Christina Goethel have been named Fulbright Scholars for 2021-2022.

Knauss Fellows explore science and policy issues (virtually) in D.C.

February 2, 2021
Each year, Maryland Sea Grant welcomes its new class of Knauss Fellows to explore science and policy issues during yearlong fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Is coral decline linked to sunscreen? Scientists say more study is needed

February 2, 2021
Significant decline in the diversity and abundance of coral in recent years has been attributed to climate change and longer-duration temperature events. The impact of organic UV filters on corals has also been scrutinized and some regulatory bodies have banned the sale of sunscreens containing certain organic UV filters.

UMCES launches professional certificate in Environmental Management for Sustainability

February 2, 2021
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) launches its first professional certificate program in Environmental Management for Sustainability on the edX online education platform on February 15.

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