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Cornell Emergency Team Restricts Water Usage, Warns Drought Could Mandate ‘Water Rationing’

If current trends continue, there will not be enough potable — clean and treated — water to meet typical demands...

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City of Ithaca to Push Water Conservation as Reservoir Dwindles

The amount of water it's taking in is less than or equal to the amount that's going out...

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Cornell Summer Course Maps History, Future of Green Cities

An effort to frame the possibilities and real-world workings of the next stage of human civilization for high school students...

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As Sea Level Rises, Hudson River Wetlands May Expand

Region immediately south of Albany will likely see expansion of wetland areas along the Hudson...

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4 Key Questions About the Drought and the City of Ithaca's Response

Exploring the City of Ithaca's most pressing challenges during the summer drought...

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Cornell Issues Water Use Restrictions as Drought Worsens

If we don’t reduce our overall water consumption, we may have insufficient potable water to supply the demands of campus this August...

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Cornell University Water Restrictions, July 2016

Actions you can take and how to report issues...

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Vineyard Cover Crops Save Expense, Environment

Cover crops reduced nitrogen leaching through soil compared to the herbicide plots...

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What Drives Cities to Pursue Sustainability Policies?

Research shows knowledge needs to be shared throughout the system – among neighboring municipalities and with higher levels of government...