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The Human Enterprise on a Changing Planet

3 & 4 March 2020. Join us as Professor Ruth DeFries delivers two public events examining human transformation of the landscape and its consequences for climate, biogeochemical cycling, biodiversity, and other ecosystem services. Register Here.

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Coronavirus: Travel and Health Guidance

12 February 2020

University of Cambridge Information on Coronavirus (Updated 11/2/20 - University of Cambridge website) The University and Colleges are cooperating closely with Public Health England’s Health Protection Team in Cambridge. Public Health England advice on Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) is updated daily at 2pm. Latest...

Loss of EU Protections Could Imperil UK Hedgehogs

12 February 2020

Britain's Hedgehogs At Risk After Brexit 5308.jpg New rules do not contain same level of safeguards as under common agricultural policy. Britain’s hedgehogs could be at greater risk after Brexit because hedges may no longer be protected by agriculture regulations, a report says. Under EU law, hedgerows cannot be cut during...

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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...