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YIBS Research Spotlight: Dr. Erin Saupe, Donnelley Postdoc

May 3, 2016
Curious about the type of research that goes on at YIBS? Check out our first YIBS Research Spotlight on Donnelley Postdoctoral Environmental Fellow Erin Saupe. Dr. Saupe...

Ancient primates in North America? Former Bass Fellow finds fossil evidence

April 21, 2016
Monkeys crossed from South America to North America much earlier than we thought. The first-ever North American monkey fossil was discovered in the Panama Canal Basin by a...

New in Field Notes: Savanna tree growth and extinction by hybridization

April 14, 2016
Explore the relationship between savanna tree growth and rainfall with the help of some elephants, and learn whether a tiny plant could be hybridizing its way to extinction...

Can "assisted evolution" save the world's coral reefs?

April 11, 2016
YIBS board member Elizabeth Kolbert asks what it will take to save the world’s coral reefs and forests in the April 18, 2016 issue of The New Yorker. She describes her...

Are drones coming to Yale?

March 29, 2016
Unmanned aerial systems take the measure of Yale in a workshop with Professor Xuhui Lee. By Juliana Hanle, YIBS Science Communication Fellow (julia...

New in Field Notes: Oak trees, zooplankton and environmental change

March 10, 2016
Discover how oak trees are keeping pace with climate change in Spain and how zooplankton can adapt to changing conditions in Connecticut’s coastal lakes in two new...

Meet our new Bass Visiting Environmental Scholars

March 3, 2016
YIBS is delighted to welcome four new Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholars to Yale during Spring 2016. Aaron Ellison Dr. Ellison is a Senior Research Fellow in...

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