Environment

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Graeme Berlyn, professor of forest management and physiology of trees

February 22, 2024

Berlyn, a world-renowned expert on the anatomy and physiology of plants and trees who taught at YSE for more than 60 years, died Feb. 16. He was 90.

Examining a century of change in a New York City urban forest

February 21, 2024

A Yale study of data collected from New York’s Thain Family Forest could help guide regional approaches to forest management.

Exploring ways to expand regenerative agriculture

February 15, 2024

Two new Yale reports examine opportunities to advance agriculture practices in order to combat climate change and improve worker and community wellbeing.

What’s your planetary solution? Yale puts out call for world-changing ideas

February 13, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale’s Julie Zimmerman describes progress made by the Yale Planetary Solutions initiative — and how members of the campus community can get...

Combining art and data to spur climate action

February 12, 2024

YSE alumna Allyza Lustig ’17 M.E.M. led the Art x Climate project, the first-ever gallery of visual art featured in the National Climate Assessment.

Why are autoimmune and allergic diseases rising?

February 9, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale’s Andrew Wang discusses the increase in autoimmune and allergic diseases and the effects of the modern environment on our immune system.

Light duty: Distinct molecular pathways control growth, flowering in plants

February 9, 2024

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers the mechanism behind why plant growth and flowering sometimes occur in different seasons.

Yale alumni, students, and faculty at the forefront of environmental law

February 9, 2024

Members of the Yale Law School community are fighting to hold government officials and private companies accountable for their contributions to climate change.

A synergistic approach to ocean conservation

February 7, 2024

Visiting YSE fellow Alex Muñoz is working to accelerate the pace of global ocean conservation and develop Yale’s first-ever course on the topic.

Yale releases 2023 progress report on sustainability goals

January 30, 2024

The report highlights advances across a host of campus sustainability goals and Yale research aimed at developing solutions to the challenges of climate change.