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ILR’s High Road fellows make an impact on Western New York

The High Road fellowship program is sending 21 undergraduates to work with Western New York community-based organizations.

Center for Conservation Social Sciences looks at human role in nature

The newly renamed Center for Conservation Social Sciences will work to understand the public's relationship with natural conservation.

‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18, proposes a new way to think about the electrolyte structure of a lithium metal battery. 

Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

Humanity may forfeit the chance to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction if conservation policies are not drawn up and implemented fast, says a new Cornell study in Oceanography.

Opening pyrolysis kiln offers waste-to-reward reality

Waste could soon become a precious gem as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest of its kind at a U.S. university – opened May 24.

Cornell studies to protect Great Lakes coastal regions

Three grants from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will aid Cornell coastal science research projects along the Great Lakes.

Podcast looks at planning for climate change

The podcast Building Resilience examines how to build resilient communities in the face of environmental and economic upheaval.

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Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

When Art Bloom died a year ago, five of the late geology professor’s colleagues collaborated with his family, local artists and others to finish his book that explains Ithaca and the Finger Lakes landscapes.

Podcast looks at urban impact on environmental problems

"Cities Matter,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, asks whether environmental issues are urban problems and whether cities can have a positive impact on climate change.

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