Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies was established as a non-profit research and academic institution in the mid-1980s in Millbrook, New York. The Cary Institute employs researchers with expertise in all matters related to our ecosystem. In addition, the institute offers doctoral programs, fellowships and public information. The 2,000 acres campus offers young students an introduction to ecosystems and programs for young scientists.

Address
Box AB, Millbrook, N.Y. 12545-0129
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Streams stressed by pharmaceutical pollution

Pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams, with unknown impacts on aquatic life and water quality. So reports a new Ecological Applications paper, which highlights the ecolog ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Lyme disease surge predicted for the northeastern US

The northeastern U.S. should prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this spring. And we can blame fluctuations in acorns and mouse populations, not the mild winter. So reports Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld, a disease ...

Mar 16, 2012
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Nutrient Pollution Chokes Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Protecting drinking water and preventing harmful coastal "dead zones", as well as eutrophication in many lakes, will require reducing both nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. Because streams and rivers are ...

Feb 19, 2009
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