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. 

Research Map


January 24, 2020
Yale Tropical Resources Institute is pleased to invite proposals for research projects to be conducted during the the summer of 2020
April 25, 2017
The TRI staff and Advisory Board are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Endowment Fellowship.
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.

TRI Fellow Profiles

June 1, 2020
1. Where did you go for your fellowship? I spent the summer in Yasuní National Park, a lowland tropical rain forest in the western Amazon but on the Eastern side of Ecuador....
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...
April 20, 2020
TRI recently sat down with 2018 TRI Fellow, and Yale F&ES doctoral student, Megan Sullivan to learn more about her research in Gabon. 1. Where did you go for your...