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Natural Resources Expert Talks Big Apple Agriculture

Natural resources doctoral student Philip Silva described the blooming world of urban gardens at a talk in New York City May 21...

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Full Scholarships Available-UMass Revisioning Sustainability / Permaculture Conference

The 2014 Revisioning Sustainability Conference will bring together campus and community leaders from permaculture initiatives...

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Grants Further Environmental Policy Research

2 USDA grants further research of Cornell professors Harry de Gorter and Mildred Warner on the effects of environmental policy on biofuels and development...

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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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African Students Learn Advanced Cassava Breeding Skills

A partnership between International Programs in Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is training African students in advanced cassava breeding...

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Threats Seen to 3 Billion Birds in Vast Canadian Forest

Report calls for saving half of the 1.5 billion acres of North America's boreal forest – one of the world's last great forests – to protect the habitat for more than 300 migratory bird species...

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UV-B Light Zaps Cucumber Disease

A study by scientists at Cornell and in Norway finds that UV-B light suppresses cucumber powdery mildew; less use of fungicides may result from the finding...

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Famine Fear Won't Sway Minds on GM Crops

Consumer attitudes about genetically modified crops are unassailable, a Cornell study finds...

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Aluminum Tolerance Fix Could Open Arable Land

With as much as 40 percent of the world’s potentially arable land unusable due to aluminum toxicity, a solution may be near in the form of a rice gene...

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Libe Slope Features Living Art Display

Cornellians plant blooming flowers that spell the word “rooted” in 10-foot letters on Libe Slope; the display will glow nightly until May 1...