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Winds of climate change will affect migratory birds

Changing winds may make it harder for North American birds to migrate south in the autumn but make it easier for them to come north in the spring.

Kling explores social cost of water pollution at D.C. event

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future faculty director and water policy expert Catherine Kling talked about water pollution Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.

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.

NY’s Concord grape industry to benefit from Cornell program

New York state is investing $1.3 million in a new Concord Vineyard Improvement Program at Cornell, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Dec. 7.

2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

New maps light up information on birds

A new series of dynamic bird maps from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology reveals unprecedented details not only about where the birds are, but how their numbers and habitats change through the seasons and years.

Podcast examines the biological basis of attraction

"Science of Love,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the biological basis of attraction.

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Forum highlights the connections between humans and apes

“Apes and Sustainability,” a forum held Nov. 15, brought together Cornell faculty, activists and scientists to explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Animal behavior expert Temple Grandin’s ideas spring from her autism

Temple Grandin, the prominent author on autism and animal behavior, visited Cornell Nov. 13 to share her perspective on animal behavior and livestock husbandry.