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When Economics Meets Hierarchy: A Field Experiment on the Workings of the Invisible Hand In this working paper, the authors depart from the traditional experimental investigation of neoclassical competitive theory by using the tools of experimental economics in an actual marketplace. ... Working papers and reports
Preparing teaching materials and building capacity in bodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change This talk was delivered during a CCI Forum (February 2012) on how the CCI Collaborative Funded project Teaching materials and building capacity on links between biodiversity conservation, ecosystem... Talks and presentations
Financial Costs of Meeting Global Biodiversity Conservation Targets: Current Spending and Unmet Needs This paper published in the journal Science (October 2012) provides robust estimates of the total and additional financing needed for achieving the Aichi Targets. World governments have committed to... Journal articles
Assessing the financial resources needed to implement the strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020 This is a final report from BirdLife International and other collaborators which looks at the financial resources needed for Targets 11 and 12 of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. This policy report is... Working papers and reports, Policy briefs
CCI Policy Brief: Climate change adaptation for biodiversity This Policy Brief was produced as an output of the CCI Strategic Workshop Funded project Developing a framework to inform climate change adaptation for global biodiversity. Suggested citation:CCI... Policy briefs
Diagrams linking drivers, changes in management and the likely winners and losers amongst the Afro-Palearctic migrant bird community A set of diagrams linking drivers, changes in management and the likely winners and losers amongst the Afro-Palearctic migrant  bird community were produced as part of the CCI funded project... Handouts and booklets
Research Briefs: Land use change and migrant birds in the Sahel A set of four research briefs have been produced as outputs of the CCI funded project Reversing the declines of African-Palaearctic migrants: understanding the social and economic factors driving... Policy briefs, Handouts and booklets
Sustainable intensification of agriculture – the role of birds, bees and trees This policy brief is based on results from research carried out between 2006 and 2008 under the project “Conserving biodiversity on the modernising farmed landscapes of Uganda”. The project... Policy briefs
Policy brief: A statement on the potential to secure biodiversity and carbon benefits through trade agreements This statement is the output from a workshop convened by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), on 27th February 2009, on the impacts on biodiversity conservation of the EU sustainability... Policy briefs
Protection reduces loss of natural land-cover at sites of conservation importance across Africa This poster was produced and presented at the ZSL Institute of Zoology symposium Protected Areas - are they safeguarding biodiversity? The symposium held on November 8 and 9th 2012 aimed to provide a... Talks and presentations
CCI Report (in prep): A review of the potential impacts of geoengineering technology on biodiversity and ecosystems In 2012, Shared Challenges funded a review of the potential impacts of geoengineering technology on biodiversity and ecosystems and to identify gaps in our knowledge that need further research. The... Working papers and reports
Horizon Scanning: Future novel threats and opportunities facing UK biodiversity identified by horizon scanning The authors use Horizon Scanning as an essential tool for environmental scientists if they are to contribute to the evidence base for Government, its agencies and other decision makers to devise and... Journal articles
Conserving biodiversity and delivering ecosystem services at Important Bird Areas in Nepal This report presents the results of a study which has helped to test a new practical ‘toolkit’ for assessing ecosystem services at the sitescale. The methods used are accessible to non-experts and... Working papers and reports
CCI Report: What do conservation practitioners want from remote sensing? This report identifies the kind of information that conservation practitioners need from earth observation remote sensing data, their general concerns about how remote sensing can be apllied to... Working papers and reports
Research Horizons - The University of Cambridge Research Magazine The February 2012 issue of the University of Cambridge research magazine, Research Horizons, has a special focus on biodiversity conservation and includes articles on a number of CCI collaborative... Popular articles
Horizon Scanning: One Hundred Questions of Importance to the Conservation of Global Biological Diversity The authors identified 100 scientific questions that, if answered, would have the greatest impact on conservation practice and policy. Representatives from 21 international organizations, regional... Journal articles
The unsustainable depletion of ‘natural capital’ and its relevance to business Dr Mike Rands, Executive Director of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), says there is greater awareness of the importance of ‘natural capital’ among CEOs of businesses in emerging economies... Video
CCI Workshop Report: Exploring the linkages between biodiversity and poverty This workshop discussed biodiversity in the context of poverty alleviation and provided a forum for conservation and development researchers and practitioners to meet and discuss recent and planned... Workshop proceedings
Workshop report: Ecosystem services - past and future projects (February 2012) The workshop was facilitated by Ruth Swetnam and divided into morning and afternoon sessions. The focus of the morning was the presentation of results from the CCI projects related to ecosystem... Workshop proceedings
Research Spotlight on Biodiversity Conservation - University of Cambridge Research webpage CCI is a University of Cambridge Strategic Initiative. The University's research section has a ‘Spotlight Page’ highlighting CCI and other conservation related research and teaching which takes place... Website resource
CCI workshop report: Informing on biodiversity safeguards for REDD+ (19th January 2012) The UNFCCC mechanism on reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) presents significant opportunities for the conservation of forest biodiversity. But concerns remain about... Workshop proceedings
Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011 This review describes outcomes of a 2010 horizon-scan- ning exercise building upon the first exercise conducted in 2009. The aim of both horizon scans was to identify emerging issues that could have... Journal articles
Horizon Scanning: A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2012 Our aim in conducting annual horizon scans is to identify issues that, although currently receiving little attention, may be of increasing importance to the con- servation of biological diversity in... Journal articles
Poster: ' What is the value of secondary forest for REDD+ in Sierra Leone' This poster was presented at at the “Climate Change, deforestation and the Future of African Rainforests” conference in Oxford in January, 2012. Suggested citation:Wilebore, B. et al. (2012) Poster:... Talks and presentations
Overview of Research Activities Gola Forest, Sierra Leone This policy report slide presentation (November 2011) summarises the key preliminary findings and data collected through the CCI Collaborative Funded project A framework for assessing livelihood... Talks and presentations
Measuring and monitoring ecosystem services at the site scale: toolkit booklet This booklet is one of the outputs of the project Measuring and monitoring ecosystem services at the site scale: building practical tools for real-world conservation funded and supported through CCI’... Toolkits
Postcards: A series of postcards summarising CCI activities, prepared for IPBES The CCI IPBES Liaison Group produced a series of postcards outlining how the work being carried out within CCI could contribute to the IPBES process. The postcards were distributed at the first... Policy briefs, Handouts and booklets
Linked indicator sets for addressing biodiversity loss Indicators will be essential for monitoring progress towards these targets and the CBD will be defining a suite of relevant indicators, building on those developed for the 2010 target. In this paper... Journal articles
CCI & CCF workshop: Carbon management and offsetting (9th Dec 2012) This workshop aimed to progress the thinking on reducing the footprints of conservation organizations across Cambridge. In order to achieve this, the workshop looked to review a 2008 commissioned... Workshop proceedings
The Future of Biodiversity: Conserving our natural capital A CCI Report titled The Future of Biodiversity: Conserving our natural capital, was produced as part of a CCI Symposium held on September 15, 2010. The Symposium brought together a unique combination... Working papers and reports

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