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New report: Hawaiian birds in greatest peril, but conservation efforts work

The first comprehensive U.S. 'State of the Birds' report, on which Cornell scientists collaborated, finds that many Hawaiian, sea and desert birds are in decline, but conservation efforts work. (March 25, 2009)

Local foods: Good for your health and the economy, stresses state commissioner

'Local foods, first' is more than a new food fad. It is a high priority for Albany policymakers, said New York agriculture commissioner Patrick Hooker at a March 10 conference on campus. (March 16, 2009)

New environmental major preparing to graduate its first group of students

The new major, the science of natural and environmental systems in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will graduate its first crop of students this May. (March 12, 2009)

New tracking tags are providing fish-eye views of ways to manage depressed fisheries

New tracking tags are giving marine conservationists a fish-eye view of conditions, from overfishing to climate change, that are contributing to declining fish populations, according to a new study. (March 11, 2009)

Devastating invasive pest threatens hemlock trees in region

Cornell natural-areas staff spotted small fluffy white sacs along the base of the needle on an eastern hemlock: telltale signs that a devastating pest had invaded Cornell's hemlocks for the first time. (March 11, 2009)

CU will play role in global energy future, says Clancy

Speaking to the President's Council of Cornell Women March 7, Professor Paulette Clancy reviewed the many ways that Cornell is contributing to the sustainable energy field. (March 10, 2009)

Experts to highlight bioenergy innovations at Sun Grant conference

The event will feature a bevy of speakers and will showcase the latest innovations in bioenergy research, March 10-13 in Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2009)

Environmental review of transportation plan moves forward

The Town of Ithaca has adopted a findings statement on Cornell's transportation-focused Generic Environmental Impact Statement. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Good farm management can preserve nature without yield losses, says professor at AAAS

With proper management practices, farmers could grow crops while maintaining ecosystem services, said Cornell professor Alison Power during her AAAS presentation in Chicago. (Feb. 17, 2009)