August 29, 2022
Cornell and regional partners have, over many years of collaboration, developed innovative ways to resolve conflicts at the wildlife-livestock interface in the interest of advancing transfrontier conservation and sustainable economic development.
August 26, 2022
A bald eagle surprised fellow travelers as it was spotted being taken through a TSA checkpoint at a U.S. airport. Cornell's Dr. Krysten Schuler, who led a study showing bald eagles' population size is being threatened by lead poisoning, comments, "Even though the population seems like it's recovered, some perturbation could come along that could cause eagles to decline again."
August 22, 2022
Results of a recent study, including Cornell veterinary student Michelle Greenfield, DVM '23, as first author, indicate that some relationships established by common bottlenose dolphin calves are maintained into their juvenile stages.
August 12, 2022
“This is why we do what we do,” says Cornell Wildlife Health Center director Dr. Steve Osofsky, who took this video of an elephant herd this spring while working with local partners in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa.
July 28, 2022
For Cornell alumnus Zachary Dvornicky-Raymond, a career in conservation may have been an inevitability. An animal lover for as long as he can remember, Dr. Dvornicky-Raymond recalls, “as I grew up and was attending zoos and learning more about the world, I came to realize that all of the animals that I loved and was so interested in were disappearing. So I always knew I wanted to figure out a way to help them.”
July 19, 2022
Decision-makers discussing landmark agreements on health and biodiversity must include four actions to reduce the risk of animals and people exchanging viruses.
July 15, 2022
This spring, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine students in the class Veterinary Practice: Public Health created a variety of communication materials explaining zoonotic diseases.
July 12, 2022
Birds of prey are in trouble, according to a recent study by Cornell researchers. Rodenticides are bad news for wildlife; poisoned rodents may not die immediately and are more likely to be eaten by raptors like red-tailed hawks, passing on the poison to them.
July 05, 2022
At the end of a busy season researching how canine distemper virus affects Nepal’s tigers and leopards, Cornell Wildlife Health Center’s wild carnivore health specialist Dr. Martin Gilbert took a break to recharge his batteries with the wildlife of Bardia National Park.
For Your Information
June 30, 2022
Successful conservation efforts for threatened species depend on accurate characterization of their distribution, habitat use, and threats. Environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring can provide a sensitive and noninvasive alternative to traditional surveillance techniques.