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There are more than 8 million species of living things on Earth, but none of them - from 100-foot blue whales to microscopic bacteria - has an advantage over the others in the universal struggle for existence.
In a paper published today (Jan. 8) in the prestigious journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, a trio of scientists from universities in the...

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuaries and seas, low-oxygen sites have increased more than 10-fold since 1950. Scientists expect oxygen to continue dropping even outside these zones as Earth warms. To halt the decline, the world needs...

Governor Andrew Cuomo at ESFGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo visited the ESF campus today (Dec. 21, 2018) to announce a $65 million, 4-point initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms in Upstate New York. The following is an announcement from the Governor's office. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the 12th proposal of the 2018 State...

Sayje Lasenberry is member of Farm to Flame Energy team
SU student William Lee Mendes McKnight, left, and ESF student Sayje LasenberryESF student Sayje Lasenberry is a member of Farm to Flame Energy, the team that recently took first-place honors in the Syracuse campus qualifier for the Hult Prize. The Hult Prize, known as "The Nobel Prize for...

Bali Quinteros goal: Weaving sustainability into reconstruction efforts
Ph.D. candidate Braulio Bali Quintero shared photos, taken shortly after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. More about ISER Caribe Ph.D. candidate Braulio "Bali" Quintero was working in his native Puerto Rico this past summer when he prepared to fly back to Syracuse in early...

SUNY Chancellor delivers keynote, marking first speech in CNY
Copyright © All Rights Reserved by copyright holderView Video See a gallery of photos from the SummitMore than 150 leaders from throughout The State University of New York (SUNY) system convened at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) today (Oct. 10) for a daylong...

Distinguished Counsellors represent the fields of science, horticulture and education, the three principal areas of focus of the NYBG. Appointments are made by the chairman of the board.
Dr. Quentin Wheeler, president of the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), has been named a Distinguished Counsellor to the Board of the New York...

Graduate students project examines health benefits of gardening
William Bryant, Syracuse VA SCI/Rehabilitation program manager, pictured left, presents Dr. Lee Newman and Daniel Collins with a certificate of appreciation for their therapeutic horticulture program at the VA.Using the connection between nature and health to benefit veterans was...

ESF professor earns highest faculty rank
Dr. James GibbsDr. James Gibbs, a professor in the ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and director of ESF's Roosevelt Wild Life Station, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system. Gibbs is an international expert in conservation biology. His...

Dr. Ralph Nyland honored by Society of American Foresters
Dr. Ralph D. Nyland was the recipient of the 2017 Barrington Moore Memorial Award from the Society of American Foresters (SAF). The Barrington Moore Memorial Award recognizes outstanding achievement in biological research leading to the advancement of forestry. Nyland was honored for his...