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Record-Breaking Rice Yield Prompts Professor Uphoff to Promote Cultivation Technique

Instead of using GM, new technique studies the entire system of a plant and manipulates the environment it grows in...

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Cornell Economists Call on Washington to Enact Carbon Tax

Two Cornell economists state instituting a tax on carbon dioxide emissions will benefit the environment and play a pivotal role in the nation's economic recovery...

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Prof. Kassam Honored for International Work with Indigenous Communities

Professor Kassam facilitates connections in indigenous communities so they can address problems such as climate change...

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Social Scientists Stress Importance of Sustainability Work

Faculty highlight sustainability at the Third Annual Young Social Scientists' Sustainability Research Forum...

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Arctic Ice Loss Amplified Superstorm Sandy Violence

Study says the severe loss of Arctic sea ice increase the frequency of atmospheric blocking events like the one that caused Hurricane Sandy...

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After Tiny School Lunchroom Changes, Teens Consume More Fruit, Veggies

Simple changes could also be effective in cafeterias of other organizations..

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Children's higher weights linked to less access to green space

Study suggests low-income children may be overweight in part because they have less access to open green space where they can play and exercise...

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Forestry expert and professor emeritus Robert Morrow dies

Morrow taught forestry management practices and worked to develop the rural maple syrup industry...

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Calling for PEEPS! (Plantations Environmental Education Program for Sustainability)

Accepting online applications until March 1, 2013...

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Dr. Jefferson Tester appointed keynote for Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

Cornell's Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems was appointed the keynote speaker of an event about energy, resource management, finance, and the role of government in energy policy...