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Read more at: The Conservation Research Institute Conference 2020: Playlist

The Conservation Research Institute Conference 2020: Playlist

16 November 2020

The Conservation Research Institute Conference: Playlist This year, the annual Conservation Research Institute Conference took place online and was recorded for those unable to attend. Watch the showcase of our interdisciplinary work in relation to conservation, Flash Talks from our Early Career Researchers, and what some...

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Read more at: HS2: Rail Line Over Ancient Woodland

HS2: Rail Line Over Ancient Woodland

23 October 2020

Moving ancient woodlands cut down to make way for HS2 is a fundamentally flawed idea, leading ecologists say. The company behind the new rapid rail connection between London and the north of England is cutting down trees in the course of the construction. HS2 say the best strategy for the environment is to move the...

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Read more at: Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? Write Up

Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? Write Up

1 September 2020

Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? Written by Charlotte Milbank, Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate. Geography and Epidemiology. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown deserved spotlight on the complex interactions and interdependencies between environmental health and human health in relation to the risk of zoonotic...

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Read more at: FIDELIO: Short Term Research Associate Position

FIDELIO: Short Term Research Associate Position

10 August 2020

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (GRADE 7) WORKING HOURS: PART-TIME, 0.5 FTE START DATE: SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER 2020 DURATION: 6 MONTHS FIDELIO is a research project funded by the European Research Council. The research team of the project is collecting a large volume of social data capturing social impacts of European Protected Areas. We...

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Read more at: Supporting the Pack: Conservation Action Through Collective Crisis Leadership

Supporting the Pack: Conservation Action Through Collective Crisis Leadership

27 July 2020

African wild dogs leave no one behind. The pack cooperates in taking care of their young, wounded and vulnerable. They work collectively to source food and ensure that everyone is nourished. The natural world is full of such remarkable examples of cooperative behaviour amongst social species, including ourselves. We have...

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Read more at: The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management

The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management

21 July 2020

Call for contributors! The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management We are a team of students from the University of Cambridge and the National University of Singapore, who have decided to put together a guidebook to pandemic management. The guidebook aims to collate, clarify and present key information across...

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Read more at: Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series

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...

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Read more at: Sustainable bivalve farming can deliver food security in the tropics

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...

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Read more at: Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications

Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications

9 July 2020

First-of-its-kind report shows the global economy is better off with more nature protected. Economic Benefits of Protecting 30% of Planet’s Land and Ocean Outweigh the Costs at Least 5-to-1. In the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of protecting nature, over 100 economists and scientists find...

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Read more at: Learn From the Pandemic to Prevent Environmental Catastrophe, Scientists Argue

Learn From the Pandemic to Prevent Environmental Catastrophe, Scientists Argue

6 July 2020

COVID-19 is comparable to climate and extinction emergencies, say scientists from the UK and US – all share features such as lagged impacts, feedback loops, and complex dynamics. The consequences of continued inaction in the face of catastrophic climate change and mass extinction are too grave to contemplate Andrew...

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