Environment

Lenin's eco-warriors

August 9, 2017

Fred Strebeigh, senior lecturer, describes how Russia became a global conservation pioneer, having nature preserves totaling 68 million acres.

Loss of Arctic sea ice impacting Atlantic Ocean water circulation system

July 31, 2017

Arctic sea ice is not merely a passive responder to the climate changes occurring around the world, according to new research.

Even in polarized U.S., sequel to Gore's climate doc can engage millions

July 25, 2017

The long-awaited sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth” will be screened on campus on July 28, and a Yale researcher says it has the potential to engage millions.

Islands are evolutionary cradle for Antarctica marine life

July 24, 2017

The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica perhaps will be the first places to be impacted by invading species in the wake of climate change.

Yale Athletics attends the Green Sports Alliance Conference

July 18, 2017

The conferences focused on how to action toward positive environmental and social change across communities inside and outside of sports venues.

Epidemiologist Dr. Robert Dubrow on climate change and health

July 10, 2017

According to Dr. Robert Dubrow, faculty director of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative at the Yale School of Public Health, “climate change is one...

What do plants sound like? Interdisciplinary team listens in

July 5, 2017

What does a plant sound like? And what does a plant hear? An interdisciplinary project at Yale, highlighted during a recent installation at the School of...

F&ES student Abigail Smith studying climate-smart practices in Vietnam

June 28, 2017

Smith traveled to My Loi, Vietnam to work with local farmers as part of the World Agroforestry Centre's project on agriculture and climate-change...

Chemistry professor has the key for more sustainable agro-chemicals

June 22, 2017

Nilay Hazari, professor of chemistry at Yale, did not anticipate that his work around catalysts would one day lead to real commercial opportunity. “Our goal...

YDS religion-ecology scholar speaks at international rainforest conference

June 22, 2017

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology at Yale Divinity School, was a speaker at an international rainforest...