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CO2 soil sequestration plan aims to relieve atmospheric warming

An international group of scientists and other professionals, co-led by a Cornell professor, have offered solutions for sequestering atmospheric carbon.

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and six faculty attended COP24 in Katowice, Poland in December.  

Study creates roadmap for responsible geoengineering research

Senior engineering lecturer Douglas MacMartin has co-authored a study that suggests a protocol for geoengineering research and how it could ultimately impact public policy relating to climate change.

Documentary gives voice to Tanzanian cassava farmers, scientists

The viruses ravaging cassava farms in Africa, and efforts to combat them through plant breeding, are the subject of a new Cornell University documentary film produced by International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Moseley receives Engaged Cornell faculty award

Jeanne Moseley, director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences’ Global Health Program, has been awarded the George D. Levy Faculty Award for her efforts to create exemplary, sustained community-engaged projects.

Undergrad's project part of effort to save Javan rhinos

Montana Stone ’19 is collaborating with the Lab of Ornithology to document the vocalizations of the endangered Javan rhino, part of an effort to save the species.

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

Researchers seek alternatives to Mekong River hydropower dam

Researchers worked with the Cambodian government to explore alternatives to a potentially devastating dam planned along the Mekong River.

Book investigates resilience in the face of chronic poverty

A new book, “The Economics of Poverty Traps,” co-edited by Cornell agricultural and development economist Chris Barrett, highlights cutting-edge research on the mechanisms that keep people entrenched in poverty.