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A new special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, co-edited by Cornell economist Catherine Kling, advances the science of measuring the public benefit of clean water.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
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  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Scientists have discovered that a parasite is behind a severe die-off of long-spined sea urchins across the Caribbean Sea, which has had devastating consequences for coral reefs and surrounding marine ecosystems.

  • Animals
  • Organisms
  • Biology

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Youth in the United States are targets of cross-platform digital abuse from peers, strangers, offline acquaintances and even relatives, with threats ranging from harassment and sexual violence to financial fraud, according to a new collaborative...

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Media
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Speaker, Dr. Shannon Monnat

Seminar

U.S. Rural Population Health in the Context of Drug Overdoses, COVID-19, and Longer-Term Mortality Trends
Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The U.S. rural mortality penalty is wide and growing. This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Global Development
  • Development
Speaker, Shakuntala Thilsted

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Global hunger and malnutrition rates have been increasing, exacerbated by disruptions, including climate change, conflicts and COVID-19. Over the past three years, these disruptions...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Speaker, Jesus Orozco

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Honduras is one of the five Latin-American countries with the highest malnutrition rate in Latin America. In some rural towns, more than half of the children from 6-60 months are below...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development