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Dr. Thomas Lovejoy

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service

October 28, 2014
Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, The Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies External Advisory Board member and former Chair of this board, has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for...

New VertLife project will sprout a forest of family trees

September 18, 2014
A Yale-led effort to bring “big data” to the study of biodiversity has received a $2.5 million boost, courtesy of the National Science Foundation. The grant is part of a new...

Termites, Fungi and Climate Change

June 6, 2014
A study released this week by Mark Bradford, Assistant Professor at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and scientists from the University of Central...

When Coral Reefs Thrive, So Does Variety in Fish

June 5, 2014
Research by Dr. Peter F. Cowman, newly appointed Gaylord Donnelley Environmental Postdoctoral Associate in the Yale Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, is...

Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy Receives BRIT's 2014 International Award of Excellence in Conservation

April 7, 2014
Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy was presented with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in...

Dr. Durland Fish, Professor of Epidemiology Addresses Concerns of Chikungunya Disease Outbreak in Dominca

March 3, 2014
Officials of the Ministry of Health have put a team comprising of experts in the ministry, stakeholders outside of the ministry, regional and international professionals to...

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...