Beth Tellman

Beth Tellman is a Master of Environmental Science candidate at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Her research focuses on understanding social and ecological resilience to flooding from community to global scales. She co-founded Fundacion CEIBA (Consutryendo Espacios Integrales para el Bienestar Ambiental), an El Salvador-based NGO that focuses on disaster risk reduction, violence prevention, environmental issues and youth participation.


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Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Should conservation work in places where biodiversity isn’t high but the benefits to people would be? Haiti, El Salvador, Bangladesh and other countries make a strong case, argues Beth Tellman.

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Salmon Cam Returns

We’re pleased to return Salmon Cam, a live view of spawning Chinook and coho salmon and steelhead trout.

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Too many deer. Logging one tree to save another. Beavers versus old growth. Welcome to forest conservation in the 21st century.

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How can California conservationists accurately count thousands of cranes? Enter a new tool in bird monitoring: the drone.

Creating a Climate-Smart Agriculture
Can farmers globally both adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change? A new paper answers with a definitive yes. But it won't be easy.

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