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Tree-dwelling mammals endured after asteroid strike destroyed forests

Tree-Dwelling Mammals Endured After Asteroid Strike Destroyed Forests

October 11, 2021
A new study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution examines how an asteroid strike 66 million years ago wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs and devastated the Earth’s...
YIBS Newsletter - Fall 2021

YIBS Newsletter - Fall 2021

September 9, 2021
Dear YIBS community,  We’re very excited to share the YIBS Fall Newsletter with you! Please click the link below to view. Thank you and enjoy! Eric Sargis and Carla Staver ...

Yale University Actions and Response to COVID-19

September 8, 2021
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Yale University Actions and Response 
Dendrohyrax interfluvialis

Barks in the Night Lead to the Discovery of New Species

June 15, 2021
A fascinating new study in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society co-authored by Yale anthropologist Eric Sargis finds that the barking hyraxes are a seperate species...

A Shark Mystery Millions of Years in the Making

June 3, 2021
A new study by Earth scientists from Yale University and the College of the Atlantic has turned up a massive die-off of sharks roughly 19 million years ago. Elizabeth Sibert...
Sea Snail

Life In The ‘Hothouse’ May Be Precarious For Marine Species

May 18, 2021
In a recent Cell Press study, YIBS Gaylord Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate Thomas Boag examines “how mollusks such as clams, sea snails, and cephalopods will be particularly...
Yale Climate Day 2021 - US Policy Discussion

Yale Climate Day - US Climate Policy Discussion with Secretary John Kerry

May 17, 2021
“Join Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Yale President Peter Salovey as they discuss climate change and US climate policy. The conversation focused on the...