Environment

Furniture in new residential colleges supports a healthy environment

September 6, 2017

New residents of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges will find their rooms and common rooms furnished with items that promote sustainability and health.

Peabody exhibit features bird paintings by famed wildlife artist

September 6, 2017

Paintings by one of the world’s most notable wildlife artists are featured in a new exhibit at the Yale Peabody Museum.

Ryan Simpson ’17 created his own path through the campus landscape

September 5, 2017

Ryan Simpson (Yale College ’17) was one of the first students to sense a new opportunity for experimentation and learning on the vast 136 acres of West Campus.

Yale's Liza Comita wins British Ecological Society prize

August 29, 2017

The prize honors “an outstanding early career ecologist who is starting to make a significant contribution to the science of ecology.”

Ancient history of Lyme disease revealed with bacterial genomes

August 28, 2017

A team of researchers has found that the Lyme disease bacterium is ancient in North America, circulating silently in forests for at least 60,000 years.

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

August 28, 2017

James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Agrarian Studies Program (Yale University Press)

Hixon Conference to explore university-municipality collaboration

August 28, 2017

The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will co-host the annual Hixon Conference in Burke Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 13.

The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems

August 23, 2017

William R. Burch, Jr., professor emeritus at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Yale University Press)

Creating an ethos of sustainability at Yale’s new residential colleges

August 15, 2017

Sustainability will be as much a part of daily life at Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin Colleges as leisurely strolls across the courtyards.

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.