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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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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. 
Samantha Garvin and Pooja Choksi (Photo: Brittany Whiteman)
November 22, 2016
Two 2016 TRI Fellows have been awarded the 2016 MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science.