• 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.

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As COP15 came to a close in Montreal on December 19th, nearly 200 parties agreed...