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Climate change has cost 7 years of ag productivity growth

Despite agricultural advancements, a Cornell-led study shows that global farming productivity is 21% lower since the 1960s than it could have been without climate change.

Local planners play key role in conserving biodiversity

Training and resources supporting municipal officials can help incorporate biodiversity into local land use planning, according to research led by Shorna Allred, evaluating a program in New York's Hudson Valley.

Sustainability efforts shine with new solar collectors

A new solar collector array atop Guterman Research Center is one of several sustainability projects, from reusable dining serviceware to living laboratory experiments, that are continuing apace despite the many interruptions made by COVID-19 to campus life.

Nature Rx: the many benefits of time outdoors

On March 25, Family and Children’s Service (F&CS) of Ithaca invited community members to learn more about Nature Rx and Donald A. Rakow’s research to measure the positive impacts of time spent in nature.

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DJs, Linnaeus and plantation history

Tao Leigh Goffe understands a hidden side of Caribbean history by using unconventional archives of sound, taste and other sensorial data.

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Study exposes global ripple effects of regional water scarcity

A new study finds that not only can localized water shortages impact the global economy, but changes in global demand send positive and negative ripple effects to water basins across the globe.

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Three Emerging Scholars to Lead New Research Partnerships

Cornell Atkinson has awarded three postdoctoral fellowships to researchers in wildlife conservation, freshwater ecology, and artificial intelligence.

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Residence hall names honor McClintock, Hu, Cayuga Nation

Cornell will honor Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock, renowned Chinese scholar Hu Shih and the Cayuga Nation with names for new North Campus residence hall buildings.

Cheaper, greener particle accelerators will speed innovation

A team of scientists at the Center for Bright Beams – a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center led by Cornell – are working on the next generation of superconducting materials.