Ecosystem Management and Conservation


  1. Coral Vita Wins Earthshot Prize

    Coral Vita, a commercial land-based coral farm founded by YSE alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, recently won the inaugural Earthshot Prize, which supports innovative solutions to the climate crisis.
  2. Yale to Launch Center for Natural Carbon Capture

    A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund the new Center, which will be focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon. The Center will support and accelerate research across academic disciplines, helping to establish a more sustainable and healthier future for our planet.
  3. Solving the Ivory Deadlock

    In an interview Gao Yufang ’14 M.E.Sc., who is now a doctoral student at F&ES, discusses a new paper he co-authored in Science that calls for a more iterative process that recognizes different value systems in order to save the world's disappearing elephants.
  4. Return to Rwanda

    F&ES Professors Amy Vedder and Bill Weber have worked on dozens of conservation projects across the globe. But they are best known for their efforts to conserve mountain gorillas in Rwanda, a place where they still bring Yale students every year.
  5. Looking for Balance Between Conservation and Development in Africa

    As the African continent continues to modernize in the coming decades, striking a balance between development and conservation will be paramount. Helen Gichohi, this year’s McCluskey Visiting Fellow in Conservation, is at F&ES this semester to further her research on possible threats to the environment such rapid development could pose.
  6. ‘Let the Rodent Do the Work’: Reflections of a Beaver Believer

    Author Ben Goldfarb ’13 M.E.M. says the near eradication of the once ubiquitous North American beaver had a profound impact on the continent’s landscapes and ecosystems. Now, he says, restoration of beaver populations can help humankind fight drought, improve water quality — even address climate change.
  7. How a Marine Monument in the Atlantic Became an ‘Anchor’ for Ocean Protection

    The first and only national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument, has been protected for three years under the Antiquities Act of 1906. Advocates for its designation and community members recently gathered at F&ES to commemorate the unique importance of this marine monument.
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