Awards / Grants / Funding

  1. 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.
  2. YSE Students Honored for Leadership in Conservation and Wildlife Science

    Three Yale School of Environment students have been awarded the MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science. Germar González ’24 MESc, Elizabeth Nowlin ’24 MESc, and Mizzy Almaazmi ’24 MESc were recognized for their leadership in the field of conservation biology and wildlife science.
  3. Yale Awarded Energy Earthshot to Study Natural Carbon Capture

    Yale School of the Environment Professor Pete Raymond is leading a U.S. Department of Energy Earthshot study that explores promising methods to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and mitigate climate change. The new study, which received $5 million in funding, will be conducted by a Yale team of scientists who have been working together through the Yale Center for
  4. Accelerating Global Climate Action

    From developing renewable energy projects in Brazil and sub-Saharan Africa to piloting people-centered restoration efforts in Colombia, the 2023-2024 Three Cairns Fellows are implementing on-the-ground climate solutions across the Global South.
  5. 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.
  6. 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,
  7. Barrier-Breaking Forest Geneticist Honored with YSE Alumni Award

    As a woman, a scientist, and in countless other roles in her life and career, Sharon Friedman ’77 MFS defied expectations and challenged norms. In recognition of her accomplishments and dedication to the School, she will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from YSE at Reunion Weekend 2022.
  8. YSE Alumni Award Winner Focuses on Finding Common Ground

    The environmental law career of Brandi Colander '07 MEM, a 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, has spanned the public and private sector with a particular focus on building consensus and promoting inclusion of underrepresented communities.