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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


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


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


‘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


ESF Team Reports Discovery of Unusual Molecule

Two ESF scientists are part of a research team that recently discovered an unusual molecule that is produced in the oceans by planktonic microalgae and bacteria.
13-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Turn to UN to Sound Alarm about World’s Oceans

Scientists from around the globe are signing a written declaration in an effort to inform the United Nations and its member states about the dangers of decreasing oxygen in the world’s oceans.
24-Sep-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Love It, Don’t List It

Like a house in an HGTV show episode, Nifkin Lounge underwent a makeover during the spring and summer in response to concerns from the Undergraduate Student Association. This fall, it's time for the big reveal.
13-Sep-2018 2:05 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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