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bird perched over water

Restoring Island-Ocean Connections Creates Broad Benefits, Study Finds

UMD Scientist Helps to Highlight Need for Coordinated Conservation of Linked Terrestrial, Marine Ecosystems

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Aerial view of deforested area of the Amazon

Study Finds Ubiquitous Fungus Fights Mercury Contamination

Discovery Could Improve Public Health, Cut Cost of Detoxification in Polluted Regions

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Today’s Honey Bees Live Only Half as Long as ’70s Bees

Shorter Lifespans for Lab-kept Honey Bees Could Help Explain Increased Colony Losses, Lower Honey Production

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Bee on flower

Study Warns of Climate Change’s Looming Devastation of Insect Species

UMD Entomologist on International Team Says Enough Time Remains to Shift Course

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Street in Baltimore

Urban Trees Rooted in Redlining and Environmental Injustice, UMD-Led Research Finds

Neighborhood Street Trees in Baltimore Tell Tale of Historical Racial Discrimination and Modern Reparation, According to New Study

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bees crawling around on a beehive

Commercial Beekeepers Bounce Back From Worst Year of Colony Losses on Record

UMD-Led Survey Shows Average Losses Overall, but Another Bad Year for Backyard Beekeepers

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green sweat bee crawls on orange and pink spiky flower

How Many Bee Species Does a Meadow Need?

Beyond the Honeybee, Research Reveals the Importance of Pollinator Diversity

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Cicada

A Cicada Postmortem: What We’re Learning From Brood X

Giant Insects Provided New Perspective on Impact of Climate Change, the Effects of Social Media and More

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Bees

U.S. Beekeepers Continue to Report High Colony Loss Rates, UMD-led Survey Finds

Bee Informed Partnership’s Results Used to Help Beekeepers, Researchers Seeking Solutions

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Animation of cicadas emerging and receding into holes in the ground

A Hole New Perspective on Brood X

Entomology Class Warms Up to Studying 17-Year Cicadas

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Photo illustration of a cicada wearing a chef hat

‘Cicada-licous’ Cooking

Alum’s 17-Year-Old Recipe Collection Offers Insect-Infused—and Protein-Packed—Ideas for Brood X Emergence

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Animation of cicadas popping up on McKeldin Mall

Brood X Rising

How to Get Through the Coming Cicada Swarms, With Tips From a UMD Expert

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