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Aquatic insects linked to migratory bird breeding success

Ecologists found that aquatic insects richer in highly unsaturated omega-3 fatty acids influence the fledging success of tree swallows.

Study examines costs, benefits of clean water measures

A group of researchers teamed up with Catherine Kling, professor of environmental, energy and resource economics, to look at the economics of clean water in the U.S.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Study reveals natural solutions to combat climate change

Annual greenhouse gas emissions from all U.S. vehicles could be absorbed by forests, wetlands and agricultural lands, according to new research.

Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were named earlier this month by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, bringing to six the total number of current faculty carrying the honor and title.

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Three-species hybrid warbler discovered

Scientists have shown that a bird found in Pennsylvania is the offspring of a hybrid warbler mother and a warbler father from an entirely different genus.

Filmmakers discuss solar power in aviation

Two filmmakers discussed their movie about the first solar-powered flight, which has implications for integration of solar power into new systems and industries.

Forum to examine sustainability and nonhuman primates

In “Apes and Sustainability,” a forum on Nov. 15, activists, scholars, scientists and humanists will explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Podcast explores love of place

“Topophilia,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, examines what motivates people to care for Earth’s creatures and its places.

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