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N.J. plastic bag ban: Why are grocery stores banned from using paper bags?

Dr. Matthew Schuler, Assistant Professor, Biology, spoke with Steven Rodas from NJ.com about how to inform people of the State’s upcoming bag ban

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CSAM stands out at Accepted Students days

CSAM faculty, staff and students met with accepted students and their families during the events held on April 2nd and April 9th

drought map and it's impact on wildfires in those areas

Tracking forest biomass and disturbance with NASA’s MISR

Dr. Mark Chopping, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, and colleagues have published NASA-funded research to map aboveground biomass and disturbance in southwestern forests using multi-angle imaging.

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Will the plastic bag ban in N.J. help the environment? Here’s what experts say.

Dr. Pankaj Lal, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, speaks with Jackie Roman about the upcoming bag ban

Plastic trash is deposited at the high tide line at Monmouth Beach

Plastic remains the most collected litter at New Jersey beaches

The annual Beach Sweeps Report from Clean Ocean Action documented that 82.3% of items collected by volunteers were made of foam or plastic

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Physics students win best poster competition at LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration meeting

NMUTR teacher at East Side High

Apply to Join the NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship in Science

Montclair State University is pleased to announce that the application for the NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship in science is now open!

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A New STEM Bridge from Montclair State to Montclair School District

Faculty and students of Computer Science Department held a fantastic hands-on workshop at Buzz Aldrin Middle School

An abandoned boat is washed ashore on Bay View Avenue near 24th Avenue in Seaside Park

Beached, docked & dumped

NJ.com spoke with Dr. Paul Bologna, Biology, regarding the State’s abandoned boat problem

Dr. Deng in CELS lab

USDA Awards Professor $750K Grant for Wastewater Research

Yang Deng will lead four-year study on developing sustainable water reuse systems through USDA funding

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New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Summer Internship Program

The ten week internship is for students to conduct research in space sciences and includes a $5000 stipend

Lake George

Study Shows Freshwater Lakes Increasingly Polluted by Salt

Montclair professor, an original contributing designer of the global study, explains how government guidelines are failing to protect freshwater lakes