Environment

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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.

2024 Environmental Performance Index offers surprise top ranking

June 3, 2024

The index ranks 180 countries on 58 indicators, tracking progress in climate change mitigation, environmental health, and ecosystem vitality.

Mapping the seafloor sediment superhighway

May 30, 2024

Study identifies a combination of factors that support and maintain the health of marine ecosystems via the churning of the seafloor by invertebrate animals.

Peter Raymond appointed Oastler Professor of Biogeochemistry

May 22, 2024

Yale’s Peter Raymond has done field-leading research on the chemistry and ecology of inland waters.

Indigenous Brazilian activists challenge academia to act

May 21, 2024

A May 10 conference at Yale brought together academics and activists working on indigenous rights and environmental justice in the Amazon.

On Science Hill, a greener fuel powers a groundbreaking transformation

May 21, 2024

Made from waste cooking oils, a greener alternative to standard diesel fuel is helping to power one of the largest facilities projects in Yale’s history.

Exploring the underbelly of Chile’s salmon farming industry

May 6, 2024

Kawésqar community members spoke about protecting a marine reserve in Patagonia at a screening of a National Geographic documentary by Alex Muñoz.

Creating bird-friendly buildings — on campus and beyond

April 30, 2024

The Yale Bird-Friendly Building Initiative aims to accelerate the adoption of bird-friendly design to reduce deadly collisions.

Ethiopian church forests, a beacon of hope for environmental conservation

April 26, 2024

Yale’s Council on African Studies celebrated Earth Day 2024 with an afternoon of events centered around the interplay of religion and ecology in Ethiopia.