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1 November 2019

Job Vacancies BirdLife International are looking for Fundraising Assistant to support them in assisting their Fundraising Team for three months. This person will communicate with BirdLife members and donors, as well as hold responsibility for fundraising data management and supporting the Fundraising Manager and...

Conservation opportunity: gain experience with state-of-the-art conservation technology

1 November 2019

By Prem Gill CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITY: GAIN EXPERIENCE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY I'm a polar conservationist working with WWF, British Antarctic Survey and the Scott Polar Institute. Outside of my research, I'm heavily interested in increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups to work in top...

Extent of human encroachment into world’s protected areas revealed

29 October 2019

Largest study yet to compare protected with “matched” unprotected land finds “significantly higher” increases in human pressure – primarily through agriculture – in protected areas across the tropics. "Our study shows that agriculture is the driving force behind threats to protected areas, particularity in the tropics:"...

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UCCRI 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 the 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...