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Research and engagement

Michael Pollan
Author recalls journey from garden to best-seller list

Michael Pollan gives the Jill and Ken Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture.

Creating real-world solutions on campus and beyond

Learn what sustainability means at Cornell University.

Lord Martin Rees
Our 'pale blue dot' is focus of first Sagan lecture

Lord Martin Rees discussed the need to preserve Earth's biodiversity.

David Lodge presents at Sustainability in Asia conference
Asia conference highlights Cornell sustainability efforts

Scholars, scientists, policy influencers shared knowledge at Hong Kong event.