Cornell University

Cornell’s Civic Ecology Lab to Lead EPA Environmental Education Program

The Ivy League gets especially green around the southern shore of Cayuga Lake–never more so than when it comes to environmental education. Cornell University’s Civic Ecology Lab has been chosen …

Ranger Rick Six-Year-Old Helps Cornell Lab and NSF With U.S. Ladybug Recovery

It seems we must never underestimate the power of NWF’s favorite raccoon — Ranger Rick. Here is an AP story about how a motivated six year old Ranger Rick Reader helped Cornell researchers and the National Science …

How Campus Climate Leaders Will Help Revive Regional Economies

Former President Bill Clinton, at the third annual meeting of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in Chicago today, shared valuable perspectives on investing in large-scale building …

Groundhog Day Trivia

Today is Groundhog Day, but do you know the real reason the groundhog wakes up from its winter hibernation? It’s not really to see its shadow. Find out the true …

Growing an Environmental Ethic in the Backyard

Today’s green hour may help shape tomorrow’s green spaces, green products, and green lifestyles.

Want to Raise Environmentalists? Let Your Kids Go “Wild”

Several studies in recent years have shown that children who grow up exposed to nature reap psychological, emotional and physical rewards from that connection. Now, a new report has uncovered …

Innovative Ways to Cool the Campus

Cornell University’s Cayuga Lake cuts energy needs for cooling on campus by 86 percent and reduces annual greenhouse gas emissions by almost 37 tons annually. The physical plant pumps cold …

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