News

July 18, 2017
A new paper,  jointly developed with Uli Brose’s group at iDiv during Walter’s sabbatical there, provides a simple scaling explanation for this long-standing...
June 1, 2017
Map of Life has released a first suite of maps that aggregate biodiversity patterns. These pages feature global biodiversity patterns based on publications in Nature and PNAS...
May 31, 2017
Our new study published in Nature (by Laura Pollock, Wilfried Thuiller, and Walter Jetz ) finds that major gains in global biodiversity can be achieved if an additional 5% of...
May 18, 2017
Jetz Lab PhD student Katherine (KT) Mertes defended her PhD on “Disentangling scale-dependence in ecological niches using observations and movement data” with flying colors...
December 1, 2016
In collaboration with the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment we launched the new web portal addressing mountains and their biodiversity globally: http://www....
Map of Life and The Field Museum win MacArthur Foundation grant
September 14, 2016
The Yale-led Map of Life project and The Field Museum in Chicago have won a $300,000 MacArthur Foundation grant to support conservation decisions in South America. The two...
New Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, directed by Walter Jetz
August 12, 2016
The new Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, directed by Walter Jetz, has been approved. The Center will build and thematically expand on the successful Yale...

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