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From individual animals to species to ecosystems, we strive to conserve fish and wildlife through education, service, and multi-disciplinary research across the globe.

Cornell Scientists study the impact of climate change on the health of coral reefs

Reducing human-wildlife conflict is critical to saving African elephants

Cornell scientists help conserve cats in the wild as well as in captive populations

       Wildlife conservation studies at Cornell take place in ecosystems around the world and involve diverse species.

This lilac-breasted roller demonstrates the beauty of diversity.

    Bees have a profound impact on earth as key pollinators in natural and agricultural settings.



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Cornell and NOAA researchers link poor dolphin health to Gulf oil spill

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About Us

The CCWC is a “virtual center,” tying together students, faculty, and programs interested in various biophysical and social aspects of wildlife.

Participation is open to the entire Cornell community, and current members represent a number of different Colleges and Departments across Cornell’s campus.

The CCWC is a focal concentration affiliated with Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, which has broad interest in issues of sustainability concerning Energy, the Environment, and Economic Development.

Sick or injured wildlife?

If you have a question regarding a sick, injured, or orphaned wild animal, please contact the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center of the College of Veterinary Medicine at 607-253-3060.

If you are interested in supporting the CCWC and want to learn more about making a gift, please visit our Giving Page.