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Black Lives Matter Statement

1 July 2020

sunrise.png We, the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, stand against racial discrimination and support Black Lives Matter. There can be no place for racism and social injustice in our society. As conservationists we work to protect nature and the environment, humanitarian issues are absolutely part of...

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Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series

10 July 2020

Register for Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series (14-30 July 2020) As a gentle reminder - to join any of the upcoming free online tutorial sessions in the law, science and sustainability mini-series for secondary and early post-secondary students this July, please do register as soon as possible...

Sustainable bivalve farming can deliver food security in the tropics

10 July 2020

Bivalve shellfish represent a nutritious and low-impact food source that is underutilized. New innovations in production in this sector could fulfil the protein needs of nearly one billion people in the most vulnerable global regions. David F. Willer and David C. Aldridge Suboptimal global food production is directly...


The University of Cambridge Conservation Reasearch Institute is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, with a network of over 150 researchers from all 6 Schools of the University of Cambridge. The Institute supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and social context within which humans engage with nature. It works from a base in the David Attenborough Building, which is designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. Find out more...