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How to Care for Yourself and Your Community During COVID-19

March 30, 2020

We are living in an unprecedented time. One of the best ways to get through this is to help each other.
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Sustainability Abroad #4: Consorcio Porlamar

March 23, 2020

This sustainable cooperative protects local fishing zones and promotes wellbeing for both the sea and surrounding community.
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Sustainability Abroad #3: Universidad VERITAS

March 11, 2020

Universidad VERITAS prides itself on sustainability and celebrated with multiple activities during Sustainability Day on March 3

Garbage Disposal

March 1, 2020

Increasing the awareness of proper trash sorting was the goal of a class project.
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Sustainability Abroad #2: Finca la Flor

February 24, 2020

From barren pasture to a reforested, sustainable community, Finca la Flor has empowered the community and environment around it for decades...

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions at UMD

February 23, 2020

How has UMD reduced its greenhouse gas emissions since 2007 and how do we plan on meeting our reduction goals?
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Sustainability Abroad #1: La Casa Tica

February 12, 2020

Sustainability plays an integral part in the running of a typical Costa Rican home.

UMD Earns a Gold STAR

January 20, 2020

UMD earned a Gold ranking in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's STARS program, along with only 128...
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What is Carbon Offsetting?

December 12, 2019

As Peter Pan [probably] said, “You can fly, you can fly, you can fly [sustainably]!”
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How to Have a Sustainable Holiday Season

December 9, 2019

Even the Grinch wants you to have a green winter break.


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