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 

YIBS Newsletter - Fall 2021

News & Updates

The Age of Mammals, a mural by Rudolph F. Zallinger. (© 2016 Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University)

Loss of Ancient Grazers Triggered a Global Rise in Fires

December 2, 2021
“From 50,000 years to 6,000 years ago, many of the world’s largest animals, including such iconic grassland grazers as the woolly mammoth, giant bison, and ancient horses,...
Oct. 22, 2021 Science Cover

Study Develops Technique for Creating Strong, ‘Moldable’ Wood Materials

November 10, 2021
“A new study published in Science details an innovative new process that breaks down the wood’s cell walls and allows the material to be reconstituted via a “water-shock”...
Paul Anastas

Paul Anastas Wins the 2021 Volvo Environment Prize

October 28, 2021
Known as the ‘father of green chemistry,’ Paul Anastas, who directs the Yale School of the Environment’s Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, is recognized for...