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Podcast: the unintended consequences of human action

A new podcast looks at how human activities interact with natural feedback in unexpected ways we are only beginning to understand.

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Redheads make better birders

A team of 14 Cornell undergraduates, the Redheads, will participate in the 35th annual World Series of Birding May 12 in Cape May, New Jersey.

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Cornellians pitch in to update federal flood guide

The U.S. Geological Survey’s “Guidelines for Determining Flood Flow Frequency” has been updated, thanks to a large group of Cornellians.

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

Two Cornell teams are finalists in the Reimagine the Canals competition, a $2.5 million New York state contest that aspires to return the 200-year-old Erie Canal into an economic catalyst and tourism hotspot.

Forum on geothermal energy project set for May 17

A public forum Thursday, May 17, will provide an update on an enhanced geothermal energy system to heat the Ithaca campus sustainably without the use of fossil fuels.

How will New Yorkers power through future hurricanes?

A new paper shows the changing climate’s impact on New York City’s transportation energy infrastructure is worsening over time. 

Podcast explores human health, the environment

Clifford Kraft, professor of natural resources who studies ecosystem interactions that influence the management of freshwater fish, is featured in a new podcast episode.

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Helbling lab receives DOD funds to nix nasty chemicals from groundwater

Damian Helbling of civil and environmental engineering has received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct research that may rid groundwater of toxic chemicals.

Miss Namibia, saving the rhino

Suné January, Miss Namibia 2017, will discuss rhino conservation in Namibia and more in a Department of Natural Resources seminar, Thursday, May 3.

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