Cornell Expert Quotes
Cornellians weigh in on current events in the news
“The need for assistance [in Puerto Rico] is now so dire it is impossible to ignore – to do so would precipitate a humanitarian disaster even greater than the one already in progress.”
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“The black-backed woodpecker is an example of a post-fire specialist that feeds on bark and wood-boring beetles in decaying and dead trees. Kirtland’s warbler nests only within the fire-dependent jack pine ecosystem of the Great Lakes."
"The activities and infrastructure associated with oil development – roads, pipelines, drilling rigs, seismic testing, aircraft and vehicle noise – would forever alter this sensitive ecosystem and harm the habitats upon which so many species depend.”