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Bound for World Cup Sevens, White Hall native Abby Gustaitis making her mark in rugby - Baltimore Sun


Baltimore Sun
When Abby Gustaitis started playing club rugby as a college freshman at Maryland in 2010 — simply looking to meet new friends and explore a new sport — she had no idea there was a United States women's national team. The White Hall native, now 27, ...

Biodiversity summit - The Hindu


The Hindu
Young ecologists from M.L. Khanna D.A.V. Public School, Dwarka, attended the 'Children Biodiversity Summit' along with children from different regions of India (West Bengal, Uttrakhand, Delhi) at the Navdanya Biodiversity and Conservation Farm in ...

UM professor studies complexities of biodiversity, disease transmission - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
MISSOULA - Biodiversity is disappearing at an alarming rate as infectious diseases increasingly spill over from wildlife to humans. Disease ecologists fervently debate whether biodiversity loss leads to an increased disease risk. Now, a University of ...

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