News & Updates

Two Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholars for Spring 2014 Semester

December 5, 2013
The Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies is pleased to announce that Jeremy Jackson and Bill Weber are serving as Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental...
Tracy Langkilde, former Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate, has research featured in the news

Former Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate Tracy Langkilde, Professor at Penn State, has research featured in National Geographic and other news media

November 14, 2013
– Male lizards less attracted to “bearded ladies” – National Geographic – Male lizards tend to steer clear of bearded lady lizards – LA Times –...

The BET - a new book by Paul Sabin, Associate Professor of History

September 10, 2013
THE BET:  Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future By PAUL SABIN “Paul Sabin vividly and creatively explores the half century battle over environmental...
Donnelley Postdoc Associate Arthur Middleton receives Camp Monaco Prize

Donnelley Postdoc Associate Arthur Middleton receives Camp Monaco Prize

August 30, 2013
*Arthur Middleton, a Gaylord Donnelley Postdoctoral Environmental Associate in the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, has received the Camp Monaco Prize for...

Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy Receives Blue Planet Award

August 21, 2013
During the Rio+20 summit, Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy, Chair of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS) External Advisory Board and Biodiversity Chair at the H. John Heinz...
Summrtime buzz in the everglades all about mosquitos!

Summertime Buzz in the Everglades is all about Mosquitos!

August 21, 2013
Of all the animals in Everglades National Park with a bite to be avoided — alligators, panthers, pythons — only one is nearly impossible to escape.  Mosquitoes are so thick...

Eleanor Sterling received award

August 20, 2013
Dr. Eleanor Sterling, Director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, and a Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS)...