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New research findings could help rainforest restoration efforts

July 8, 2024

Within species, seedlings sourced from either wet or dry sites perform just as well under drought conditions, a Yale-led study found.

The race to clean the Seine River

July 5, 2024

Yale experts discuss steps taken to improve the river’s water quality ahead of this month’s Olympics and a factor that could still disrupt open-water events.

Zero-waste bulk buying group helps feed body and soul

July 3, 2024

Led by Janet Smith-Rushton ’78 M.Div., a food-sharing group based in Cape Cod serves as a hub for community and a place for connection in unsettling times.

Empowering students to contribute to a just food system

July 2, 2024

In a Q&A, Tagan Engel, a resident fellow and advisor to Yale’s Regenerative Agriculture Lab, discusses the lab’s goals and the challenges facing food...

Ephemeral streams likely to have significant effect on U.S. water quality

June 28, 2024

A new study co-authored by Yale researchers quantifies the consequences of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that weakened the Clean Water Act.

Getting to net zero

June 27, 2024

Seven members of the YSE community share their work to avert the worst impacts of the climate crisis and realize a healthier, more sustainable future.

What’s ailing America’s public trails?

June 26, 2024

In a Q&A, YSE professor Justin Farrell and master’s student Steven Ring discuss the need to better maintain neglected and often deteriorating public trails.

Five Things to Know About… Hurricane season

June 18, 2024

Yale climate scientist Alexey Fedorov explains the reasons why experts are predicting a more active Atlantic hurricane season.

Ethics of extinction: Yale center considers our relationship with animals

June 11, 2024

A reading group hosted by Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics explores the impact and ethics of biomedical research and biomedicine on non-human life.

Empowering tomorrow: activating youth for climate action

June 4, 2024

Focusing on hope rather than despair can help engage youth, said experts at a recent webinar hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Communication.