The Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change (BGC) is an interdisciplinary hub for research and education. Its activities and events link scientists, students, and practitioners – at Yale and beyond – who are engaged in the environmental, biological, informatics, policy, or health aspects and implications of global biodiversity change. The Center is sponsored by the Yale Institute of Biospheric Studies (YIBS).

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in our group. We aim to promote the success of traditionally underrepresented groups in science because we believe not only in the importance of increasing equity across academia, but also that a diverse team will enable a broader perspective and enhance creativity.

Those interested in joining the group should contact Anna Schuerkmann (anna.schuerkmann@yale.edu) with a CV and a brief statement of research interests.

Program News

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Did you miss Half-Earth Day? Not to worry! Watch highlights from the events that featured BGC below:   Putting Species on the Map The fate of species and their many...
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Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 11:30am
Join Us for Half-Earth Day right from your own home!  Register here! Half-Earth Day brings together people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique...
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:00pm
Please join us and register for a special seminar with Dr. Kuheli Dutt (She/Her) (Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory )   Co-hosted by:  Yale Center for...