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NSF Grant Funds Research to Help Better Manage Water Resources

A collaborative research project with scientists from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), and Syracuse University will identify options for more effectively managing water resources in semi-arid areas impacted by climate...
5-Nov-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

ESF Receives NSF Grant to Explore Evolution in Urban Areas

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) scientists received $540,000 as part of a four-year, $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to explore principles that shape evolutionary processes in urban areas.
28-Sep-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wolf Pups Born in Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park and the SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry (ESF) have documented reproduction for wolves introduced to Isle Royale in 2018 and 2019, a key element of the National Park Service wolf introduction program’s...
15-Sep-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hazardous Air Pollutant Exposure Linked as Contributing Factor to COVID-19 Mortality in the United States

A study by researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) researchers and ProPublica, and published in Environmental Research Letters has found a link between chronic exposure to hazardous air pollutants (HAPS) and...
11-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ESF Receives NSF Grant to Explores Methylmercury

Researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and Syracuse University (SU) will use a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to deepen our knowledge of the dangers of methylmercury, a toxic substance...
31-Aug-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 and Air Quality: Another Perspective

Researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) discovered the air quality in New York City did not improve during the New York on PAUSE order. While other studies have suggested that the levels of nitrogen dioxide and...
16-Jul-2020 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Large boreal peatland complexes near their southern range limit are likely threatened by warmer climate

In the Adirondacks, the black spruce, tamarack, and other boreal species are being overcome by trees normally found in warmer, more temperate forests. These invaders could overtake a variety of northern species, eliminating trees that have long been...
24-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Living Walls: University Researchers Develop Green Tech for Treating Wastewater from Microbreweries

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers received a patent for green wall technology that will provide craft breweries cost-effective and sustainable options for wastewater...
1-Jun-2020 2:50 PM EDT 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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