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Human behavior must be factored into climate change analyses

A new Cornell-led study examines how temperature affects fishing behavior and catches among inland fisher households in Cambodia, with important implications for understanding climate change. 

Pioneering an inclusive approach to priority setting in crop improvement

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement provides global thought leadership on how plant breeders can challenge their assumptions, perform engaged research and  prioritize their impact through crop improvement.

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Sarah Evanega: Using science communication to combat misperceptions

As a plant biologist, science communicator and director of the Cornell Alliance for Science, Evanega promotes evidence-informed decision making in agriculture.

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Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announces 2021 wheat science awards

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announced its 2021 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Early Career and Mentor awardees honoring wheat scientists working to protect food security around the world.

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Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century

To feed the world in a healthy, sustainable way, nations need to reorient today’s agri-food systems for distant generations, said Chris Barrett at an Earth Day forum.

North Campus kitchen to cultivate culinary, dietetic discovery

The Discovery Kitchen, a state-of the-art teaching kitchen under construction in the North Campus Residential Expansion's dining facility, will bring together researchers and food service professionals to advance sustainable menus, dietary education and food literacy across campus.

Global food systems expert joins Cornell

Mario Herrero, a leading global expert in sustainable food systems, will join the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and become the university’s second Cornell Atkinson Scholar.

Cornell experts advocate for ag diversity, food security

Cornell Cooperative Extension and faculty experts discussed opportunities to diversify agriculture and address food insecurity during a New York State Senate hearing on April 13.

Cornellians have green thumbs

In honor of Earth Day, we asked Cornellians to tell us about their experiences over this past year growing gardens.

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