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Early Career Researcher Programme

The Conservation Research Institute Early Career Researcher Programme 2022/23 These events are only available to staff, post-docs and students across the University of Cambridge and CCI Partners. The Early Career Researcher (ECR) Programme at the University of Cambridge Conservation Research...

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Protecting tropical forests through carbon finance can work

17 November 2022

New evidence suggests that REDD+ projects in the tropics have helped reduce deforestation, particularly in regions of rapid land use change Tropical deforestation and degradation are significant contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Projects aimed at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (...

Testing by Cambridge lab confirms new tulip found in Kyrgyzstan

17 November 2022

Plant hunters have discovered a new and unusual species of tulip during an expedition to Kyrgyzstan. DNA testing at a Cambridge University laboratory has established it was "something completely different". Tulipa toktogulica was found by scientists from the university's botanic garden, Fauna and Flora International (FFI)...


We are a founding member of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and nine leading conservation organisations that have a common interest in finding innovative solutions to the interlinked biodiversity and climate crises. We are based in the heart of Cambridge in the David Attenborough Building, which was designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries.
The Institute is one of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre of Cambridge University, with a network of more than 120 researchers from all six Schools of the University of Cambridge. It supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature. Find out more