Press Releases

Chesapeake Bay Health Improves to C+ for the first time in over 20 years

July 9, 2024
Ecological, societal and economic conditions in the watershed are influenced by land use.

Pioneering Nitrogen Research and Innovations Unveiled at the Nitrogen Summer Institute

July 1, 2024
The inaugural Nitrogen Summer, hosted by the Global Nitrogen Innovation Center for Clean Energy and the Environment (NICCEE), welcomed more than 50 experts from various organizations to explore advancements and collaborative efforts of nitrogen management in agriculture, food, and energy systems with a focus on the opportunities and challenges presented by ‘green ammonia.’

Changing climate will make home feel like somewhere else

June 20, 2024
Interactive app developed by UMCES Professor Matt Fitzpatrick shows how climate change will make places around the world feel like they are closer to the equator.

Horn Point scientists to partner with City of Cambridge on flood mitigation project along Choptank River

June 17, 2024
An UMCES research team at the Horn Point Laboratory, led by Ming Li, will partner with the the City of Cambridge to build and monitor a natural shoreline flood mitigation project along the Choptank River.

Study finds nitrous oxide emissions grew 40% from 1980-2020, greatly accelerating climate change

June 12, 2024
Absent technological solutions, the study suggests the sector must curb commercial fertilizer and animal manure.