Ecosystem Management and Conservation


  1. Exploring the Underbelly of Chile’s Salmon Farming Industry

    Members of the Kawésqar people and McCluskey Fellow in Conservation Alex Muñoz recently discussed their efforts to protect a marine reserve in Chile's Patagonia from the devastating impacts of the salmon farming industry at a special screening of a National Geographic documentary.
  2. Three Yale Students Named Wyss Scholars

    The Wyss Foundation, a charitable organization that supports land conservation in the U.S. and internationally, has selected three Yale students as 2024 scholars.
  3. An Inside Look at Beech Leaf Disease

    A new study led by a team of scientists from YSE found differences at the cellular level of leaves from infected Beech trees — variations that may account for tree mortality.
  4. Alumnus Honored for Work Identifying Top Conservation Priorities

    From populating an early conservation database using IBM key punch cards to protecting many thousands of acres of ecologically significant lands in South Carolina, 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Tom Kohlsaat ’73 MFS has always been guided by the relevant conservation needs of the day.
  5. Champion of the Chesapeake Bay Honored with YSE Alumni Award

    As executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Commission, Ann Pesiri Swanson '83 MES brought together scientists, federal and state legislators, and environmental advocates to forge agreements to protect the health of the largest estuary in the U.S.
  6. Revising the Land Ethic for an Inclusive, Sustainable Future

    How can you incorporate environmental justice into land conservation efforts when the challenges of entrenched hierarchal structures, economic inequity, and unequal access to nature still loom large? Add to this the impacts of climate change and you have a daunting mix of issues influencing our relationship with land. During a panel discussion held at Yale’s Luce Hall March 31 sponsored
  7. Meet the 2023 Wyss Scholars

    Three Yale students focusing on environmental management and climate change mitigation have been named 2023 Wyss Scholars, a program that supports a new generation of leaders in their pursuit of graduate-level education in land conservation.
  8. Arcadia Grant Will Help Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative Expand its Reach

    The Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) of The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment will be expanding its reach in capacity development, accelerating on-the-ground results for sustainable land use, continuing efforts to promote open access to resources, and sharing evidence about its experiences to date with the help of a $3 million grant from Arcadia,