• Max Planck-Yale Center

    The Max Planck-Yale Center for Biodiversity Movement and Global Change is a partnership between Yale University and its Center for Biodiversity and Global Change and the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior.

  • Map of Life

    Putting biodiversity on the map.

  • Jetz Lab

    Work in our group addresses the patterns and processes behind the distribution of species and their traits in space and time.


Latest News

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Background: Scott is an animal ecologist broadly focused on the causes and consequences of animal movements. His research interests trace back to his...

Monday, November 22, 2021

In their most recent issue, Science published a feature entitled “Getting the big picture of biodiversity” by Elizabeth Pennisi, which details recent trends in...

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Diego Ellis Soto, a PhD candidate working with the Yale BGC Center, was recently featured in a New York Times article reviewing children’s books that offer hope for the...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Background: At the beginning of my scientific career, I was interested in geographic information systems (GIS) and their use in studying pedestrian...

Friday, November 5, 2021

The BGC Center’s very own postdoctoral associate Jussi Mäkinen recently presented his work on new species distribution models at the International Biogeography Society’s...