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Scientists Link Decline of Baltic Cod to Hypoxia – and Climate Change

If you want to know how climate change and hypoxia -- the related loss of oxygen in the world’s oceans -- affect fish species such as the economically important Baltic cod, all you have to do is ask the fish. Those cod, at least, will tell you...
11-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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U.S. Population of Eastern Mallards has Dropped by 50 Percent

The U.S. population of eastern mallards – dabbling ducks with distinctive green heads – has plunged inexplicably by 50 percent in the last 20 years, causing scientists to launch research into the birds’ productivity, changes in their habitat...
22-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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International Team Studies Effects of Oxygen Loss on Fish

An international team of scientists is launching a study into the effects of marine hypoxia – oxygen loss that is linked to climate change – on fish species and their food webs in three locations around the world. The team will study fish from...
7-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clarkson University, ESF to Partner in New Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions

Clarkson University and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) have been recently designated to launch New York state’s new Center of Excellence (CoE) in Healthy Water Solutions.
11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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On the Land, One-quarter of Vertebrates Die Because of Humans

Humans have a “disproportionately huge effect” on the other species of vertebrates that share Earth’s surface with us, causing more than 25 percent of the deaths among an array of species all over the globe, according to a recently published...
11-Feb-2019 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ESF Power Plant Saves Money and Reduces Carbon Footprint

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is saving over half a million dollars a year on heat and electricity with a high-performance combined-heat-and-power system fueled by natural gas and wood pellets, and designed to capture waste...
14-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Studies: Transgenic American Chestnut Trees Show No Ill Effects on Seeds, Fungi or Larval Frogs

Two new ESF studies on the environmental impact of transgenic American chestnut trees provide evidence that the trees have no harmful effects on germinating seeds, beneficial fungi, or larval frogs that are dependable indicators of environmental...
10-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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‘Old-Fashioned Fieldwork’ Puts New Frog Species on the Map

Months of old-fashioned fieldwork helped define the range and characteristics of the recently discovered Atlantic Coast leopard frog. A study published in the journal PLOS ONE was led by a zoologist with the New York Natural Heritage Program based...
26-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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What Can Mild Winter Do to Environment? Ask ESF Experts

Plants and animals could be affected by unusually high temperatures and less-than-average snowfall.
18-Jan-2012 11:30 AM EST

SUNY-ESF Experts Ready to Discuss Copenhagen Summit

Expert faculty members at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) are available to discuss developments at the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen.
8-Dec-2009 2:00 PM EST

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