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Hotels' Green Efforts Don’t Affect Revenues

An analysis of sales and rates for 9,000 hotels shows a net neutral effect for the hotel industry’s efforts to implement sustainability....

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Making Electric Energy Efficient at Bargain Prices

U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E program awarded a $3.2 million grant in October to Monolith Semiconductor, an Ithaca-based startup company...

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Concept to Re-Use Lost and Found Hotel Items Wins Cornell Student Sustainability Competition

"The Giving Bag," a concept to save hotels money on lost and left behind items, is the winning concept in the third annual Cornell student sustainability competition...

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Finger Lakes Climate Fund is Seeking Student Ambassadors for Airport Outreach

The Finger Lakes Climate Fund is partnering with Ithaca/Tompkins County Regional Airport to introduce our local carbon offset program to FlyIthaca travelers....

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Optimists Tackle the Issue of Food Security

Three Cornell World Food Prize laureates and three World Food Prize Youth Institute alumni were challenged to outline the single most critical policy recommendation regarding agricultural development..

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Study Abroad with CELL Sustainability Programs!

The Center for Ecological Living and Learning offers study abroad opportunities that focus on sustainability...

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Project Aims to Lure Locavores to the Wild Side

A collaborative project between researchers and extension educators seeks to lure locavores to the piers and public hunting lands of the Finger Lakes region...

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Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom Mixes Cruise and Science

Part science laboratory, cruise ship and teaching tour, the Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom Project takes on a dynamic view of the lake...

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AguaClara Expands Water Efforts to India

Two AguaClara facilities, under construction in the state of Jharkhand, India, are expected to be completed this fall....

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Turning Tired Land into Energizing Liquid Gold

Growers in New York state may one day turn craggy, rugged and lumpy marginal land into a virtual, perennial fountain of liquid energy gold...