Cornell students swelter in D.C. to cool a warming Earth

Cornell undergraduates joined 200,000 green advocates to parade down Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue for the Peoples Climate March April 29 – in sultry heat – to advocate for rescuing the world from environmental deterioration.

Michael Pollan recalls journey from garden to the best-seller list

Author Michael Pollan described his journey as a writer about food and nature, beginning with his first book about gardening, April 27 in the Jill and Ken Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture.

Collaboration yields promising innovation in stain resistance

A collaboration of researchers from engineering and fiber science has yielded a promising new polymer that could change the way textiles achieve oleophobicity, the ability to repel oils.

Museum upgrades climate controls, reduces energy use

Sustainability improvements, including new climate control technology, at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art have cut overall energy usage by 40 percent.

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

Seniors from the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars presented their work at the Senior Expo, an end of the year research exhibition, April 19.

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New partnership connects retirees to conservation

A partnership between the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging and The Nature Conservancy is responding to concern about environmental sustainability and an aging population.

More than 200 soggy students champion science in D.C. march

More than 200 Cornell undergraduate and graduate students joined 40,000 scientists and boosters to champion knowledge in the first March for Science in Washington, D.C., April 22.

Video and audio tech brings Manhattan in year 1609 to life

A virtual reality project, co-created by an audio producer at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, replaces the sounds of today's urban Manhattan with scientifically accurate audio representations of the island in 1609.

Natural dye garden promotes a greener fashion supply chain

The Cornell Natural Dye Garden, supported by a crowdfunding campaign, will produce a variety of colors for textiles that come from the natural world and have a lower environmental impact.