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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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Breeders & Seed Savers Advance Organics Movement

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

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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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Freeing Pet Catfish Can Devastate Ecosystems

Popular aquarium catfish wreak havoc in aquatic ecosystems worldwide after people set them free...

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Greening Manure Could Yield Fly Larvae Fit for a Meal

Cornell animal scientists, entomologists and a business professor will examine the environmental impact and commercial potential of quickly processing dairy cow manure with fly larvae...

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Peer Review: Green Catch

Green Catch is a program designed to educate middle schoolers about sustainable seafood, and is now also a Cornell club...

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The Greene World: Book Depicts Field Biology as Art

New book is woven around two central themes: coming to terms with the destruction of habitat and the loss of biodiversity, and the “twists and turns of my personal quest for wildness”...

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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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Op Ed: Want to Save the Planet? Save Farms First

Biogas can be produced from an anaerobic process utilizing sewage, manure or the gas from landfills...

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Assailed for Views on Fracking, Rep. Tom Reed Tells Ithacans He Is Fighting for America

Tom Reed was assailed at a town hall meeting for advocating fracking...