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Treatments give campus ash tree protection a limb up

Cornell Botanic Gardens treated some 50 priority ash trees within campus natural areas this fall in its efforts to manage emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that decimates ash forests.

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

A Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member company received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to conduct research on the efficacy of a data-literacy program for high school students.

Cornell-EDF team looks to Iceland fisheries for sustainable insights

Iceland’s fisheries management system is being studied as a roadmap for sustainable development of marine resources that can withstand climate change.

'Bird of Prey' film sounds alarm on great Philippine eagle

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology will host a screening of "Bird of Prey" Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Cornell Cinema, a new documentary about the highly endangered great Philippine eagle.

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Aquatic insects linked to migratory bird breeding success

Ecologists found that aquatic insects richer in highly unsaturated omega-3 fatty acids influence the fledging success of tree swallows.

Study examines costs, benefits of clean water measures

A group of researchers teamed up with Catherine Kling, professor of environmental, energy and resource economics, to look at the economics of clean water in the U.S.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Study reveals natural solutions to combat climate change

Annual greenhouse gas emissions from all U.S. vehicles could be absorbed by forests, wetlands and agricultural lands, according to new research.

Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were named earlier this month by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, bringing to six the total number of current faculty carrying the honor and title.

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