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boxes of COVID-19 self-tests (rapid antigen tests)

Pivoting to a New Pandemic Pain Point

Alum’s Vaccine Hunter Group Now Finds COVID-19 Tests

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World map with red virus illustrations

Global COVID-19 Survey by UMD, Facebook Earns Likes

Survey Launched at Pandemic’s Onset Proves It Can Function as Early Warning System for Changes in Outbreaks

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Joe Biden speaking at a podium, with other world leaders seated next to him, in front of a blue screen with the words United Nations Climate Change

5 Key Takeaways From COP26

Participating UMD Researchers, Staff Share Hopes, Concerns as UN Climate Conference Wraps Up

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Amazon from the air

$12.75M Bezos-funded Grant to Support Geography Researchers’ New Approach to Global Mapping

Project With World Resources Institute Will Cut Through Data Clutter to Protect the Earth

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Meredith Gore with chameleon

Conservation Crime Fighter

Geographical Sciences Researcher Shapes New Way to Understand Offenses Against the Earth

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illustration of a hand changing a thermostat with monetary motif

Study Finds Money Rules in Household Energy Efficiency Gains

Geographical Sciences Research Shows Cutting Residential Building Carbon Emissions Can Help Fight Climate Change

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Camella and mom in a greenhouse

A Mom-Motivated Business, From the Caribbean to Maryland

Inspired by Gran, Alum and Her Mother Create Island-Influenced Sauces, Spices and Sweets

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Aerial view of Brazzaville with the Congo River and Kinshasa, Capital of Democratic Republic of the Congo in the background

Conservation Criminology for a Troubling Trade

UMD Researcher Examines Traffic in Poached Wild Meat in Urban Africa

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COVID vaccination site

Terps Seek to Shorten Vaccine Appointment Waiting Game

Alum’s Facebook Group, Student’s Website and Twitter Feed Help Connect Marylanders With Openings

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Forest

Trees Are Trending Shorter, Younger

Global Study Finds Decades-old Environmental Shifts Are Altering Forests

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Masks

Geographical Sciences’ China Connection to Help Protect Health Care, Emergency Workers

Chinese Alums, Former Faculty Donate 17K Masks, Protective Gear to Fight Pandemic in Prince George’s County

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COVID 19 gif: New maps by UMD researchers show county-by-county COVID-19 infection data for each day since the outbreak began in the U.S.

Watch Pandemic Spread on New UMD Maps

Geography Researchers Show Disease Progression Over Space, Time

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