In the News
October 28, 2021
While global attention is of course currently focused on COVID-19 and other diseases that jump from animals to people, people and domestic animals can also spread disease to wildlife, notes the Cornell Wildlife Health Center's Dr. Steve Osofsky.
August 20, 2021
KAZA Ten Years On: World’s largest terrestrial transfrontier conservation area requires true habitat connectivity, as explained in a letter to Science by Cornell’s Dr. Steve Osofsky and WWF Namibia’s Dr. Russell Taylor.
July 29, 2021
Our Beyond Fences program in southern Africa has been awarded a three-year grant from WWF to help facilitate greater collaboration between the wildlife and livestock sectors to resolve previously intractable conflicts between animal disease regulatory needs and transfrontier conservation area objectives.
May 21, 2021
The third Friday of May is Endangered Species Day. Primarily as a result of human activities, our planet’s biodiversity is shrinking at an unprecedented rate. The Cornell Wildlife Health Center is proud to support a diverse range of species and ecosystems through our work.
January 13, 2021
Cornell Wildlife Health Center donor Sue Holt describes how her special connection to southern Africa led her to support our Beyond Fences program and make a significant difference in the well-being of people and wildlife in the region.
December 09, 2020
The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has released its 2020 Annual Report, detailing its progress in its key strategic priority areas, including "Advances in Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health."
June 23, 2020
In this Cracking One Health podcast interview, Dr. Steve Osofsky provides a personal perspective on his One Health work in southern Africa, and on his role in the origins of the One Health movement.
March 09, 2020
At a critical time for the future of life on Earth, The College of Veterinary Medicine announces the establishment of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center. The new center focuses on catalyzing multidisciplinary collaboration to address wildlife health challenges worldwide, while immersing students in unique learning experiences at home and abroad.
December 09, 2019
Mongabay interviews the Cornell Wildlife Health Center’s Dr. Steve Osofsky about southern African efforts to lessen reliance on fences to protect livestock from disease, and in the process also allow key wildlife migration routes to be restored.
October 14, 2019
Cornell's Dr. Steve Osofsky details how methods of addressing livestock diseases can sometimes cause significant negative impacts on other sectors - especially wildlife - and calls for more thoughtful and holistic approaches.