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.
November 22, 2019
Spurred by estimates suggesting we have only 10 years left to prevent irreversible damage to the planet, this College of Veterinary Medicine symposium hosted by Cornell's Master in Public Health Program explored the relationships between climate change and health.
November 18, 2019
Congratulations to Shashank Poudel on receiving the Pat J. Miller Scholarship from the Wildlife Conservation Network! As a Cornell PhD student, Shashank aims to implement community-based interventions to reduce human-leopard conflict in Nepal.
October 23, 2019
The One Health concept recognizes that the health of people is connected to that of animals and the environment. Amphibians have been documented to help keep forests healthy while also serving as key indicators of water quality.
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.
October 10, 2019
Between May and July of this year, the Swanson Wildlife Hospital rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant snapping and painted turtles that were hit by cars and too injured to survive and lay eggs on their own. Most of the successfully hatched turtles were released in September, and some will be cared for through the winter by Cornell veterinary students and volunteers.
October 10, 2019
The Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant turtles that were hit by cars and too injured to survive and lay eggs on their own. Watch this video on how our experts rescued and subsequently released the hatchling turtles into their natural habitat.
October 09, 2019
Cornell researchers have examined changes in reported diseases across marine species at a global scale over a 44-year period. The findings show that long-term changes in ocean health coincide with decades of widespread environmental change.
October 07, 2019
Cornell's wildlife experts weigh-in on the impact of white-nose syndrome, a fungus that has been devastating bat populations across North America, with a mortality rate that can often reach 90 to 100 percent.
October 03, 2019
Cornell veterinary student Bekah Weatherington ’21 reports about her experience in Madagascar working to conserve critically endangered lemurs.