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ESF Lists Top 10 New Species for 2018

The large and small, beautiful and bizarre are among the newly discovered animals, plants and microbes announced by the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) as the Top 10 New Species for 2018.
21-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Next Week: ESF’s Top 10 New Species

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will announce the Top 10 New Species for 2018 next week.
15-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ESF to Announce Top 10 New Species This Month

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry will announce the Top 10 New Species for 2018 this month. News about the Top 10 New Species will be distributed in an embargoed news release Monday, May 21. The embargo will lift at 6 a.m. EDT...
10-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hello, Mr. President — About the Environment…

Students at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry had a challenge: You’ve met the president in an elevator. What do you tell him about the environment? In observance of Earth Day, the students wrote “elevator speeches” to have at...
19-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trees Cope with Harsh Conditions, Surprising Researchers

When a team of scientists started studying how native eucalyptus trees in Australia reacted to extreme heat and drought, they thought they knew what they would find. They expected to learn about the mechanisms of the trees' decline. They expected...
9-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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What Species Is Most Fit for Life? All Have an Equal Chance, Scientists Say

There are more than 8 million species of living things on Earth, but none of them — from 100-foot blue whales to microscopic bacteria — has an advantage over the others in the universal struggle for existence. In a paper published Jan. 8 in the...
8-Jan-2018 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

ESF Professor Receives National Forestry Award

Dr. Ralph D. Nyland was the recipient of the 2017 Barrington Moore Memorial Award from the Society of American Foresters (SAF).
27-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Snails Bred in Lab Help Species Crawl Back from Brink of Extinction

Work to restore the endangered Chittenango ovate amber snail, found only in one location inside a Central New York state park, continued this month with the release of tagged adult snails raised in a laboratory at the College of Environmental...
25-Sep-2017 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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