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Cornell DVM student Fayme Cai '22 discusses her undergraduate thesis project investigating blood lead levels in New York City pigeons.
Deciduous trees with low hanging smoke.

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The NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, describes the origins of the field of planetary health, including Cornell's role.

A project to help reduce the environmental impacts of livestock grazing in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, while also benefiting snow leopard populations and local Pamir communities, received a grant from the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.
Bald Eagle

The mystery behind the deaths of 13 bald eagles found in a Maryland field has recently been solved by investigators: the birds were poisoned with the pesticide carbofuran, which came under scrutiny three decades ago for killing an estimated two million birds a year.
Cheetah in the wild


Cornell DVM student Elvina Yau '20 partnered with the AfriCat Foundation in Namibia to conduct research on cheetah nutrition and enhance her clinical understanding of wildlife species.

"Bobcat Fever" (Cytauxzoon felis) is an emerging disease caused by a blood parasite that can affect domestic cats. Cornell Wildlife Health Center scientists are developing a diagnostic test to evaluate its distribution in New York, and determine if and how bobcat and domestic cat health may be connected.
Spotted Salamandar Embryo


Cornell veterinary student Jonathan Gorman '21 checks-in on spotted salamanders and their embryonic offspring throughout the season.
Fox in a field

In this feature article, Wildlife Watchers, learn how Cornell Wildlife Health Center scientists are turning discoveries into real-world solutions, and how our research and surveillance protects nature across New York State.
Bull Moose

Working closely with Cornell Wildlife Health Center experts, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released a final plan to minimize the risk of Chronic Wasting Disease impacting wild deer and moose.
Clouded Leopard Training


Dr. Noha Abou-Madi of Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine discusses how a clouded leopard is trained to accept care from a veterinarian.