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The Yale Tropical Resources Institute (TRI) supports interdisciplinary, problem-oriented student research on the most complex challenges confronting the conservation and management of tropical environments and natural resources worldwide. 

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Bill Burch
April 5, 2017
Bill Burch has been referred to as a pioneer of urban and community forestry. He has founded and directed multiple interdisciplinary programs including TRI.
US State Dept Travel Alerts and Warnings
January 30, 2017
For students who are considering applying for a TRI Fellowship or traveling abroad in the summer of 2017, here are some tips and resources to keep in mind. 
Laura Luttrell, SLPFC Postgraduate Fellow, with a coconut
December 21, 2016
The Sri Lanka Program for Forest Conservation, a Yale-based partner of TRI headed by Professor Mark Ashton, recently launched a postgraduate fellowship program.