About the Forum

The Forum on Religion and Ecology is the largest international multireligious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns.

The Forum recognizes that religions need to be in dialogue with other disciplines (e.g., science, ethics, economics, education, public policy, gender) in seeking comprehensive solutions to both global and local environmental problems.

Institutional support for the Forum includes: The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale Divinity School, Yale Center for Bioethics, the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation, the Germeshausen Foundation, the Kendeda Sustainability Fund, the Thomas Berry Foundation, Charles Engelhard Foundation, Kalliopeia Foundation, Rev. Albert P. Neilson, Marianne and Jim Welch, Paul Minus, Frances Beinecke, and the Margaret Mead Bateson Trust.

Read the Overview and History of the Forum.


Forum Coordinators
Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, Yale University

Chief Administrator of Forum
Tara C. Trapani

Forum Website Manager and Newsletter Editor
Elizabeth McAnally