Environment

Stories

River erosion drives fish biodiversity in the Appalachians

May 25, 2023

A new study provides evidence that river water eroding layers of metamorphic rock is a driver of freshwater fish biodiversity in the Appalachian Mountains.

YSE grads look ahead with ‘sense of purpose, possibility, and patience’

May 23, 2023

On Monday, YSE graduates celebrated their accomplishments, promising to take time to invest in complex climate initiatives and give voice to the marginalized.

Yale conference highlights progress, challenges in environmental justice

May 23, 2023

“New Horizons in Conservation” explored both achievements and still-significant challenges facing underrepresented communities in the environmental space.

A field of study and a moral force

May 19, 2023

After 25 years of leading the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, co-founders Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will be retiring this spring.

Cameron McKenzie’s journey to socially responsible environmentalist

May 17, 2023

After working in rural Kenya and a Neotropical premontane cloud forest canopy in Panama, McKenzie ’23 M.F.S. found his niche in urban forest stewardship.

YSE Class of ’23: For Megan Sullivan, it’s all about sustaining forests

May 16, 2023

From drawing to exploring trees, doctoral student Megan Sullivan focuses on logging impacts on tropical forest ecology in Africa.

Green investing could push polluters to emit more greenhouse gases

May 16, 2023

A new study finds that the most widely used approach to sustainable investment is actively pushing heavily polluting firms toward greater emissions.

YDS Living Village in spotlight at regenerative design conference

May 15, 2023

YDS is scheduled to break ground in October on the Living Village, a student residence hall that will give back to the environment more than it takes.

Neeti Jain recasts educational exhibits with an environmental justice focus

May 15, 2023

With a background in ecology, Neeti Jain ’23 M.E.Sc. seeks to expand the voices in conservation through more inclusive storytelling.

Big data can lead to big environmental impacts

May 8, 2023

YSE faculty spoke about leveraging data to inform environmental decision making and policy at a panel discussion hosted by the Yale Club of New York City.