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Invasive weeds could shed light on climate-coping

While other species are expected to suffer from environmental fluctuations, changes in temperature may help invasive weeds expand their ranges. [Cornell Chronicle 2013-03-13] Read the whole article.

Iscol Lecture April 22: Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

“Overcoming Dogma and Prophecies of Doom to Save Nature,” April 22, 5 p.m. Also, interdisciplinary roundtable discussion, “Promises, Possibilities, and Perils of ‘New’ Conservation” April 23, 3:30 p.m. Panelists: Prof. Sunny Power (EEB and STS); Prof. Sara Pritchard (STS); Prof. Aaron Sachs (HIST); and Andy Zepp, Executive Director, Finger Lakes Land Trust. Facilitator: Prof. Drew Harvell (EEB) More info.

Climate Smart & Climate Ready Conference April 18-21

April 18-21, Ithaca and Cortland. A major regional conference on making our communities more climate friendly and climate resilient. More info.

Free screening April 8: ‘Chasing Ice’ with photographer James Balog

The Atkinson Forum in American Studies & Cornell Cinema present a free screening of Chasing Ice with National Geographic Photographer & Founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, James Balog, April 8 at 7:30pm. More info.