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New study highlights global food production data challenges
The findings The study identifies stark discrepancies in food production data worldwide, notably within livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors. These sectors experience pronounced data gaps, especially at national and local levels, due to...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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With thousands of strategically placed cameras covering more than 27,000 square miles in central and western New York, Cornell biologists show that bobcat populations remain critically low.

  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Animals
  • Environment
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Field Note

Master of Landscape Architecture student Kate Chesebrough spent six weeks this summer working as an urban forestry research fellow with the Center for International Forestry and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya. The fellowship...
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
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Field Note

Each summer, Cornell’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) offers a variety of internships which provide experiences in the field and the lab. Interns are mentored by faculty, staff, graduate students, and professionals. We sat down with...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
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Cornell researchers have used high-speed cameras to analyze what happens when raindrops hit a leaf of a wheat plant infected with rust – a pathogenic spore that has decimated crops globally.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Steven Mana'oakamai Johnson
Academic focus: Ocean conservation and social-ecological systems. Research summary: I study the relationship between people and the ocean, ranging from Indigenous Pacific Islander communities traditionally managing coral reefs to geopolitical...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Development Sociology
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Spotlight

For human and environmental health, it has to be, says Kristan Reed, assistant professor of animal science.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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Spotlight

With creative, collaborative thinking, says Yu Jiang, assistant professor of systems engineering and data analytics in SIPS.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture