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.

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Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral

A return to firewood is bad for forests and the climate. So reports William Schlesinger, President Emeritus of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in an Insights article published today in the journal Science.

Greenhouse gas impact of hydroelectric reservoirs downgraded

An international team of scientists has amassed the largest data set to date on greenhouse gas emissions from hydroelectric reservoirs. Their analysis, published today in the online version of Nature Geoscience, posits that ...

Synthetic chemicals: Ignored agents of global change

Despite a steady rise in the manufacture and release of synthetic chemicals, research on the ecological effects of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and industrial chemicals is severely lacking. This blind spot undermines efforts ...

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 ecological cost of pharmaceutical ...

Forecasting future infectious disease outbreaks

Machine learning can pinpoint rodent species that harbor diseases andgeographic hotspots vulnerable to new parasites and pathogens. So reportsa new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences led by Barbara ...

Wildebeest feast: Mass drownings fuel the Mara River ecosystem

(Millbrook, NY) Each year, more than a million wildebeest migrate through Africa's Serengeti Mara Ecosystem. While crossing the Kenyan reach of the Mara River, thousands perish. A new study, published today in the Proceedings ...

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