• Map of Life

    Putting biodiversity on the map.

  • 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.

  • 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

Thursday, April 6, 2023

BGC members co-authored an article for Esri’s ArcNews Spring Newsletter titled “There’s Hope for Achieving New Biodiversity Targets.” In this article, which is...

Grizzly bear standing in a shallow river. The animal is looking past the camera and wear a radio collar around its neck.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

In Italy, a herd of sheep predicts impending earthquakes. In the Bahamas, a school of tiger sharks discovers the world’s...

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Movin’ and poopin’ are two things often on Diego Ellis Soto’s mind – the movin’...

Monday, January 9, 2023
If you ask an ecologist to tell you how they first got interested in the field, most of the time you’ll hear about a childhood memory of being in the great outdoors....
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

BGC members co-authored a guest article on the Google Earth Engine Medium blog detailing the adoption of the Map of Life Biodiversity Indicators into the Global...