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North Atlantic Right Whale's Prospects Tied to Climate

A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for extinction – exhibited an unexpected increase in calf production and population size during the past decade...

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Make a 'Grandchildren Gift' in Support of Sustainability

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future hopes to increase funding capacity by around 20 percent by the end of 2015...

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High Tunnels at Plantations to Simulate Climate Change

Researchers simulate effects of potential climate change conditions under plastic on plants using small greenhouses at Cornell Plantations...

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Climate Change Caused Empires Fall, Tree Rings Reveal

Archaeologist Sturt Manning and colleagues precisely dated an arid climate event circa 2200 B.C. through tree ring samples taken from an Egyptian coffin...

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Control Methane Now, Greenhouse Gas Expert Warns

Cornell ecology professor fears that we may not be many years away from an environmental tipping point – and disaster...

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Johnson's Green Fund to Help Combat Climate Change

Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise launched a green revolving fund to enhance energy conservation efforts in campus buildings...

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Cornell University Assembly Votes Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

The University Assembly became the first Cornell assembly to call against divesting the University’s endowment from the fossil fuel industry...

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Weather Patterns Aid Small Birds' Migrations

New study shows how songbirds migrate thousands of miles using elliptical routes that take advantage of prevailing wind patterns...

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Errant Methane Plumes Detected Over Marcellus Wells

Cornell and Purdue scientists have found that leaked methane is more of a problem than previously thought...

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Skorton: Thoughts for Earth Day 2014

President David Skorton calls on the Cornell community to recommit to making sustainable choices...