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Business faculty survey finds support for urgent action on climate change

March 20, 2019

In a new survey, Global Network for Advanced Management faculty members overwhelmingly agree that climate change should be incorporated into core MBA curricula.

Fishing for fun, not food: study takes stock of recreational fishing impact

March 19, 2019

A new paper argues that leaders and fishing organizations must recognize the growing role of recreational fishing and the pressures it places on fish stocks.

YDS climate panel pushes past denial and despair

March 14, 2019

Held in Atlanta on March 12, “Beyond Despair and Denial: Facing Climate Change with Moral Urgency and Hope” featured YDS’s Clifton Granby and others.

Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring

March 11, 2019

Yale’s Walter Jetz was among a team of international scholars who have developed a standardized system to assess and predict changes to Earth’s biodiversity.

‘Specialized’ microbes within plant species promote diversity, study finds

March 11, 2019

Yale research has found that tree seedlings grew less effectively in soil below their mother tree than in soil found under a different tree of the same species.

Due to humans, extinction risk for 1,700 animal species to increase by 2070

March 4, 2019

Amphibians, birds, and mammals at greater extinction risk by shrinking their natural habitats thanks to human land-use expansion, according to a new Yale study.

Kerry urges student engagement in fight to stop climate change

February 25, 2019

The former Secretary of State spoke as a guest of the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative on Feb. 22.

Students create climate change experiences at Mixed Reality Hackathon

February 20, 2019

The two day hackathon, held at the Center for Collaborative Arts & Media, focused on how to effectively communicate climate change data with virtual...

Indigenous food sovereignty panel addresses engagement and sustainability

February 20, 2019

“Indigenous Food Sovereignty & Allyship,” held at the annual Yale Food Systems Symposium, explored food insecurity, land-use development, and other topics.

Hindu climate activists take lead on combating climate change

February 15, 2019

Citing the need to become more prominent in fighting climate change, Hindu climate activists met Feb. 9 at Yale to lay out a framework for collective action.