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Scientists propose bird conservation plan based on eBird data

Scientists used the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s global citizen science database to create a blueprint for conserving habitat to protect almost one-third of the warblers, orioles and other birds that migrate among the Americas.

Study to help heat-stressed dairy cows weather increasing temperatures

A Cornell project aims to identify a nutrition-based solution that improves dairy cows’ ability to adapt to extreme heat.

Engineers create ‘lifelike’ material with artificial metabolism

Cornell engineers have constructed a DNA material with capabilities of metabolism, in addition to self-assembly and organization – three key traits of life.

Barrett: Food security is ‘challenge of the century’

Cornell professor Chris Barrett gave the 15th annual George McGovern Lecture April 4 at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome.

Course will challenge students’ perceptions of food systems

A new course to be offered in the fall in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Just Food: Exploring the Modern Food System, will deliver insights into both domestic and international food systems.

‘Historian of water’ looks at Southeast Asia in podcast

“Water Connections,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences, explores the critical role oceans have played in Southeast Asia.

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USAID Center of Excellence pairs Cornell, Cairo University

The U.S. Agency for International Development has launched a five-year, $30 million project between Cornell and Cairo University to create a Center of Excellence in Agriculture in Egypt. 

Podcast explores ‘What Does Water Mean for Us Humans?’

The new season of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences is titled “What Does Water Mean for Us Humans?” and explores the relationship between humans and water.

Produce Safety Alliance aims to demystify complex agriculture water rules

To ensure the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables for consumers, Cornell’s Produce Safety Alliance helps to explain complex federal food safety rules and assess agricultural water use.