News

Map of Life app is live!
May 15, 2015
15,000 downloads in first few weeks. For more info see: https://mol.org/mobile Yale press release
New lab paper comparing predictors of global richnessn now online
May 6, 2015
New lab study online at Ecology Letters  Using a complete species level phylogeny and detailed information on species traits, we find that neither ecological constraints nor...
Future Earth symposium: Global Biodiversity Monitoring
May 4, 2015
For latest information and agenda, see: http://www.yale.edu/ycei/futureearth/ This symposium, sponsored by Future Earth, YCEI, Map of Life and the Yale SBSC Program, launches...
Nate Upham and Ryan Powers join Lab
April 15, 2015
Ryan is a freshly minted PhD from Nicholas Coops’ excellent remote sensing and ecology lab in UBC. He is joining the larger Map of Life research team and plans to tackle past...
Congrats: two lab members accept faculty positions
February 2, 2015
Postdoc Adam Wilson has accepted an assistant professor position in ‘global environmental change’ in the Geography Department of the State University of New York at Buffalo...
Google Research Blog features Map of Life and Jetz Lab research
January 8, 2015
A new Google Research Blog, posted to ca. 1M subscribers, features a pre-relase of new Map of Life functionality addressing species conservation. Check it out here.
New VertLife project will sprout a forest of family trees
September 19, 2014
A Yale-led effort to bring “big data” to the study of biodiversity has received a $2.5 million boost, courtesy of the National Science Foundation. The grant is part of a...

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