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Words Aren't Enough

17 September 2019

We scientists must rise up to prevent the climate crisis. Words aren't enough. By Charlie Gardner and Claire Wordley* "Our profession has been great at raising awareness. But this alone won't succeed against the might of the oil and gas lobbyists. As scientists, we tend to operate under an unspoken assumption – that our...

Women in Conservation

22 August 2019

The ' Women in Conservation Leadership Network ’ (WICL) was founded in September 2013, and is a sub-group of the Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF). The two main focus areas for the network are institutional change and personal empowerment, both facilitated by learning from good practice. A steering group meets...

About Us

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...