Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.
With support from the Cornell Board of Trustees, the university has instituted a moratorium on new private investments focused on fossil fuels and plans to grow the endowment's investments in alternative energy technologies.
A mathematical model developed by Cornell engineers uses advanced methods to assess how water users in the Colorado River basin might be individually affected by changes in climate and demand, and how their water shortages might differ.
The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media and the human experience of social distancing are among the pandemic-related topics to receive rapid response grants from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.