March 01, 2021
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus, Zachary Dvornicky-Raymond ’15, DVM ’19, recently published a study in the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine regarding validation of a portable, point-of-care test for pregnancy diagnosis in wild ungulates (hoofed mammals).
February 24, 2021
Future pandemics can be averted if the world’s governments eliminate unnecessary wildlife trade and adopt holistic One Health approaches, according to experts at a February 23 virtual conference, hosted by Cornell and WWF.
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February 16, 2021
Tigers are among the most charismatic of endangered species and garner significant conservation attention. However, their evolutionary history and genomic variation remains poorly known, especially for Indian tigers. With 70% of the world's wild tigers living in India, such knowledge is critical for their conservation.
February 12, 2021
Join Cornell and WWF on Tuesday, February 23, from 9:00 a.m. to noon EST for a virtual dialogue with leading experts in public health and conservation on ways to foster global collaboration to mitigate zoonotic disease risks and prevent pandemics. Moderated by Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times with special guest speaker Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace.
February 09, 2021
In an effort to save endangered rhinos, Cornell researchers and Namibian colleagues found that transporting rhinos upside down from helicopters was safe and quick.
February 09, 2021
The Cornell Wildlife Health Center's Dr. Steve Osofsky observes that the recent World Health Organization report on the origins of COVID-19 reinforces what we’ve long known.
February 08, 2021
The Cornell Wildlife Health Center, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, and the World Wildlife Fund will host a free, virtual conference on February 23, focused on humans, wildlife and the prevention of future pandemics. The keynote address will be given by Jane Goodall, trailblazing conservationist and UN Messenger of Peace.
February 01, 2021
Dr. Melissa Hanson, first-year resident in Zoological Medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, received a research award from the College to study refeeding syndrome in wild red-tailed hawks at Cornell’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital.
January 28, 2021
To keep rhinos safe from poaching and to distribute individuals across habitats, management teams must often tranquilize rhinos in remote areas that cannot be accessed by roads — this often leaves one option: airlifting them out via helicopter.
January 20, 2021
The annual Cornell Day of Data brings together professors, researchers and students across the university to share techniques, tools and insights in working with data. This year's theme is "Scholarship through Collaboration."