Note for Summer 2023: Please check the up-to-date Yale Travel Policy as you plan your research. Travel to some countries may be currently restricted. Please be aware that this policy may change. The full policy is available here: https://cipe.yale.edu/travel-resources/travel-policy

You are advised to make summer plans with caution, taking into account that your proposed project may be subject to restrictions or may need to be carried out remotely. Students may apply for remote research projects.

Supporting student research since 1983

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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September 2, 2020
This page will be updated regularly with the latest information from Yale and YSE. Updated: 2020-09-01
June 12, 2020
TRI recently sat down with author, geographer, F&ES alumna and TRI Fellow Gina Rae La Cerva to talk about her new book Feasting Wild. 

TRI Fellow Profiles

June 12, 2020
1. Where did you go for your fellowship? I was based in Pinlaung Township, Myanmar, and mainly lived in the town of the same name. I also made visits to Yangon for interviews...
June 1, 2020
TRI discussed research and rain forests with with 2019 TRI Fellow and recent Yale College graduate Jasmine Liu to learn more about her research in Ecuador. 1. Where did you...
April 27, 2020
2019 TRI Fellow Seth Inman travelled to the Gishwati forest of Gishwati-Mukura National Park (GMNP) in northwest Rwanda to study changes in forest bird population. Inman was...