Environment

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Four students selected as 2018 Sabin International Fellows

May 18, 2018

F&ES has selected four graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each fellow receiving up to $40,000 of funding.

The plural of hippo is, well, one very dirty river

May 16, 2018

According to a Yale-led study, hippos are clogging Africa’s Mara River with tons of oxygen-eating, fish-killing feces. (Over 9 tons of it a day to be exact.)

Yale School of Public Health to offer climate change and health certificate

May 15, 2018

YSPH will offer a new 18-week, online certificate program on climate change and health beginning in September 2018.

We may be underestimating effects of economic growth on climate change

May 14, 2018

As economies grow, consumption increases — a fact that is under-considered in climate projections, a new study argues.

Student solar project gets switched on

May 11, 2018

A few years ago a group of F&ES students designed a “hypothetical” solar project for a class assignment. Timothy White ’15 M.E.M just made it a reality.

Nine Yale seniors awarded fellowships to study at Oxford and Cambridge

May 9, 2018

The Paul Mellon Fellowship, Rotary Global Grant Scholarship, Henry Fellowship, and the Ertegun Scholarship are among the awards received by the Yale seniors.

Visiting F&ES conservation fellow opens door to ‘future leaders’

May 8, 2018

As a visiting fellow at F&ES, Grethel Aguilar has found herself spending most of her time working with students — and she couldn’t be happier about it.

‘Extreme’ consequences: Climate change will boost global lake evaporation

May 7, 2018

Global lake evaporation will increase 16 percent by the end of the century as a consequence of climate change, according to a new Yale study.

‘How can I support her?’ Network empowers women woodlands owners

May 7, 2018

The Sustaining Family Forests Initiative — and a cadre of F&ES alums — are leading an effort to empower female landowners to become better woodland...

Yale releases update to campus stormwater management plan

May 4, 2018

The update offers examples of sustainable stormwater efforts on campus since 2013, and describes future strategies for managing stormwater as a resource.