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Treated Fibers Clean Dye-polluted Waters

A cheap and simple process using natural fibers embedded with nanoparticles can almost completely rid water of harmful textile dyes in minutes...

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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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Even Low-level PCBs Change Bird Songs

It may not kill them outright, but low-level PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination disrupts how some birds sing their songs...

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Rockefeller Hall Window Weatherization Energy Conservation Project Saves $11,700 and 20 tons CO2e Annually

We installed weather stripping and other window improvements to refurbish over 270 historic windows...

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New Humanities Building Will Seek LEED Platinum Certification

The environmentally friendly building will feature a glass-enclosed atrium, a living “green” roof and radiant flooring....

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Application Deadline Extended for Sustainability Internship Program

The Sustainability Internship Program, a feature of the Sustainability Center, still has Fall 2013 placements available!

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Ithaca May Kindle America's Budding Hydrogen Economy

A new hydrogen filling station – nestled in Ithaca – could help to activate a new, national energy economy...

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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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Growth Chamber Phase 3 Energy Conservation Project Saves $37,000 and 237 tons of CO2e Annually

We replaced 10 inefficient growth chambers with 6 new efficient chambers...

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Breeders & Seed Savers Advance Organics Movement

Plant breeder Mark Sorrells is leading a regional effort to breed new varieties of organic heritage wheat...