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Latest University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Environmental Research Stories

2010-12-02 21:32:46

Financially rewarding farmers for using the best fertilizer management practices can simultaneously benefit water quality and help combat climate change.

2010-02-19 14:53:50

Traditional gauges of economic activity severely overstate the standard of living as experienced on Main Street, say University of Maryland researchers, who have worked with their state officials to apply a more accurate and greener index.

2008-07-24 15:00:00

By HERB JACKSON and SCOTT FALLON, STAFF WRITERS Global warming will cause billions of dollars in damage to New Jersey real estate, transportation and tourism, according to a national legislative group - and the state says it is trying to confront the looming crisis.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]