Journalists get sneak peek of new ARK equine and aviary facilities at JFK

Get behind-the-scenes tour of the newly completed Equine Import Quarantine and Aviary and meet the veterinarian who ensures animal safety for The ARK at JFK WHO:            Journalists get a first look at The ARK’s Equine Import Quarantine and Aviary, opening June 2017, and meet the Cornell University veterinarian, Linda Mittel, who helped develop the biosecurity […]

Audio landscapes take listeners to Manhattan before it was Manhattan

Experience Manhattan’s natural world before the Dutch arrived during journalists-only audio showcase and virtual reality immersion premiere WHO:            Creators of “Calling Thunder: The Unsung History of Manhattan” project unveil soundscapes and 360 experience of the natural world of Manhattan island before the Dutch arrival with a formal audio presentation, and break-out sessions for journalists to […]

Cornell labor experts to offer sneak peek at job creation plan to confront climate crisis

WHO: Lara Skinner, associate director of Cornell’s ILR Worker Institute, and Worker Institute Fellow J. Mijin Cha will preview final recommendations of their upcoming report, “Climate Jobs Program for NYS: Reversing Inequality, Combating Climate Change.” Skinner and Cha will also talk about the steps needed to create thousands of sustainability-focused jobs in New York City […]

New study showing mosquito mating a possible key to controlling Zika virus to be outlined during DC event

Cornell-UN sociologist joins to advise developing nations how to prepare WHO: Cornell Professors Laura Harrington and Alaka Base Harrington, https://entomology.cals.cornell.edu/people/laura-harrington, chair of the Department of Entomology at Cornell University, is a vector biologist and expert on the biology of the main vector of Zika virus, Aedes aegypti. She will discuss the vector ecology and epidemiology […]

Experts to discuss attaining and sustaining global food security

WHAT: Cornell professors and internationally recognized food security and policy experts, Per Pinstrup-Anderson and Chris Barrett, will discuss the fight against global poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity during a discussion at the National Press Club. WHEN: Monday, Nov. 23, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th […]

Learn how urban green spaces raise the health and economy of New York City neighborhoods

WHAT:          Philip Silva, graduate researcher in natural sciences at Cornell University will discuss his research showing the health, social, economic and ecological benefits of farms and gardens throughout all five boroughs during a journalist-only lunch. WHEN:          At this month’s Inside Cornell, Wednesday, May 21, from noon to 1 p.m. WHERE:        Cornell’s ILR Conference […]