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    1. Rachel Mak: A Champion of Sustainability

      May 17, 2013

       was unable to receive her award for public service, because she was busy performing public service.

    2. Yale F&ES Student is Top 5 Finalist in ERM Foundation Sustainability Fellowship

      May 16, 2013

       annual Sustainability Fellowship award. Valerie is a first year Master of Environmental Management student at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies focusing on sustainable urban and industrial systems.

    3. In the Field: F&ES Takes a Working Break

      May 3, 2013

      Spring "Break" means field work for F&ES students and faculty! This time away from the classroom offers students important opportunities for research across a spectrum of environmental concerns and geographical locations. Students confront global issues in real time & space, engaging with the people who must find and implement solutions.

    4. Forester's Go! Photo Competition

      May 2, 2013

      View the winners of the F&ES student photo contest.

    5. Traditional ranching practices enhance African savanna

      May 1, 2013

      That human land use destroys natural ecosystems is an oft-cited assumption in conservation, but ecologists have discovered that instead, traditional ranching techniques in the African savanna enhance the local abundance of wild, native animals. These results offer a new perspective on the roles humans play in natural systems, and inform ongoing discussions about land management and biodiversity conservation.

    6. Interview with Herb Bormann

      June 9, 2012

      In this article, originally published in 2000, Herb Bormann reflects on the idea that resulted in the Hubbard Brook Study.

    7. F. Herbert Bormann, Helped Discover Acid Rain, Dies at 90

      June 9, 2012

      F. Herbert Bormann, an ecologist at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies who along with Gene Likens discovered acid rain in North America, died on June 7 in North Branford, Conn. He was 90.

    8. $5.5 Million for Yale Reforestation Program

      November 15, 2011

      A Yale program that aims to restore tropical forests and the livelihoods that depend on them has received a six-year, $5.5 million grant by the Arcadia Fund to continue its work in Latin America and Southeast Asia.

    9. Amy Coplen's Garden Voices on NPR

      November 11, 2011

      A series of vignettes that feature community gardeners in New Haven air this week on the programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered on WSHU 91.1 FM.

    10. U.S. Rivers and Streams Saturated With Carbon

      October 17, 2011

      The researchers assert that a significant amount of carbon contained in land, which first is absorbed by plants and forests through the air, is leaking into streams and rivers and then released into the atmosphere before reaching coastal waterways.