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'Gather' Explores the Power of Community

October 22, 2020

The documentary is a featured viewing for Duluth’s Bus Bike Walk event and reveals the strength and resilience of Indigenous communities as...
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UMD: 125 Years of Sustainability

October 19, 2020

 We’re celebrating UMD's quasquicentennial anniversary by going back in time to remember some of our significant sustainable...
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Environmentalism vs. Environmental Justice

October 12, 2020

While both movements work to protect the environment, their goals and foundations are very different.
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Scarecrow Competition

October 12, 2020

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Coolest Schools of 2020!

September 28, 2020

We're honored to make the list for the 6th year in a row! 
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What is Environmental Justice?

September 25, 2020

Everyone deserves to have a clean, healthy, and green environment.
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Sustainability: So Much More than Recycling

September 9, 2020

"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" is just the beginning. 

Commitment to Anti-Racism Work

September 3, 2020

It is not enough to be quietly non-racist -- now is the time to be vocally anti-racist. 
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Compost Engineering

August 17, 2020

A new research project at the UMD Land Lab is not your average compost pile. 
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UMD Tackes the Earth Day Ecochallenge

May 6, 2020

A UMN system-wide team joined a worldwide commitment to sustainability through the month of April


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