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Coronavirus and Conservation – An Interdisciplinary Conversation

26 May 2020

untitled_design.png Coronavirus and Conservation: An Interdisciplinary Conversation Charlotte Milbank , Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate. Geography and Epidemiology. Lucy Goodman , Geography and Land Economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked strong debates within the global conservation community. In particular, the COVID-...

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Coronavirus and Conservation – An Interdisciplinary Conversation

26 May 2020

untitled_design.png Coronavirus and Conservation: An Interdisciplinary Conversation Charlotte Milbank , Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate. Geography and Epidemiology. Lucy Goodman , Geography and Land Economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked strong debates within the global conservation community. In particular, the COVID-...

Forest Microclimate Dynamics Drive Plant Responses to Warming

15 May 2020

Treetops Protect Forest Life from Global Warming The forest canopy mitigates peak summer temperatures for the understorey. When that shade disappears, the organisms living there suffer. The cooling leaf canopy protects forest organisms from extreme temperatures and has a significant influence on their adaptation to global...


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...