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  • New York State Integrated Pest Management

There is much confusion about the potential for glyphosate (the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup®) to cause adverse health effects, including cancer.—Dan Wixted

Dan Wixted of NYSIPM’s Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) joined Weed IPM Specialist Bryan Brown on the latest episode of his Into the Weeds podcast to clarify the issue by looking at pesticide hazard and risk assessment, how the process protects human health, and the risks associated with weed control options.

Into the Weeds is available on most podcast sites, including Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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A colorful bird sitting on a brand


A group of scientists has released the first comprehensive list of birds that haven’t been documented in more than a decade, with the help of Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

  • Animals
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Nature
Sea cucumber for sale in a market


After sampling food markets in Chinatown districts, Cornell researchers found evidence that some threatened species of sea cucumbers – a pricey, nutritious delicacy – get sold to consumers.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Biodiversity
  • Food