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Dogs have highly sensitive noses, a trait environmental conservationists, land managers and plant disease specialists are harnessing to sniff out invasive species.

Cornell Atkinson is calling for proposals for faculty research related to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The center’s Rapid Response Fund will award seed grants of up to $10,000 for projects.

Cornell has a long-standing commitment to help lead the fight against climate change, and on April 2 it became a founding member of the International Universities Climate Alliance.

Virtual events and resources at Cornell include: Images of Dragon Days past; Cornell experts discuss COVID-19; “Cosmos” and spotlight on women artists at the Johnson Museum; student theater and film updates; and a citizen science project surveying breeding birds.

To better predict volcanic activity, Cornell geologists have proposed a new system to discern the stages of a volcano’s unrest – as seen from perceptive satellites.

To address social and environmental concerns, consumer pressure is driving companies toward a greener corporate landscape more than ever before.

Cornell graduate students studying landscape architecture examined Ossining, New York – a town on the rising Hudson River last fall, and presented ideas for climate-change adaptation.

Three Cornell food science professors will hold special online “office hours” on March 23 at 4 p.m. to answer questions from food industry representatives on the burgeoning COVID-19 crisis.

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To keep New York’s food processing industry safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cornell has created a comprehensive website for commercial processors: Food Industry Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19).