The 2030 Project: A Cornell Climate Initiative

Learn about a transformative, university-wide initiative working to do the greatest good for global sustainability and accelerate climate solutions.

Earth Day crafts: Upcycle your old Cornell tee shirts! 👕

Upcycled Cornell tee shirt wall art.
Upcycled Cornell tee shirt wall art.

Have some old Cornell tee shirts lying around? Download our super-simple guide to upcycling them into Big Red wall art, a cozy pillow, or a no-sew reusable bag!


Reduce, reuse, recycle, read ♻

Mining fungi for medicine 🍄

Photo of fungi by Steve Axford

Scientists are mining dead insects for the fungi that could lead to the next generation of immunosuppressant medicines.

A first: Cornell’s red-tailed hawk lays fourth egg

For the first time since the Lab of Ornithology installed a live camera on the nest in 2012, Big Red, the female red-tailed hawk, has produced a fourth egg.

Big Red at the nest, with her four eggs
Big Red at the nest, with her four eggs

10 minutes is all you need! 🌳

A Cornell research team reported that as little as 10 minutes outside can help you feel happier and less stressed.

University-wide sustainability

Composting for beginners

Composting is an easy way to reduce the impact of wasted food and the need for chemical fertilizers in your yard! Get started today with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County.