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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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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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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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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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BirdLife International Job Opportunity

2 July 2020

BirdLife International is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to support its scientific work on migratory birds, with a focus on mitigating the impacts of energy infrastructure on birds. The position will be based at BirdLife’s global headquarters in the David Attenborough Building, Cambridge, England. For more...

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Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

1 July 2020

Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme Earlier this month, the University launched the Accelerate Programme for Scientific Discovery funded by a philanthropic donation from the Schmidt Futures. This new initiative is designed to equip STEMM researchers with data analysis and machine learning skills to apply in their...

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Black Lives Matter Statement

1 July 2020

sunrise.png We, the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, stand against racial discrimination and support Black Lives Matter. There can be no place for racism and social injustice in our society. As conservationists we work to protect nature and the environment, humanitarian issues are absolutely part of...

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WE Lead FOOD

30 June 2020

EIT Food is organising WE Lead FOOD , an entrepreneurship and leadership for women ‘who wish to drive change, innovation and sustainability within the food sector as we face supply chain challenges.. to equip with the tools to make that difference and achieve results.’ All details of this online programme can be found here...

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Will Going Vegan Prevent Another Pandemic?

26 June 2020

Experts have urged people to cut back on meat to avoid another pandemic . The coronavirus outbreak has caused worldwide devastation, with the global death toll exceeding 482,000. With a third of the world once on lockdown, the economy has also taken a battering. It has been argued an infectious outbreak has not occurred on...

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Pathways to Net Zero Emissions

12 June 2020

Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) - Pathways to Net Zero Emissions This conference will be held remotely and consist of recorded presentations and live discussions. The live discussions will take place on 16 and 17 September, and recorded presentations will be accessible from Tuesday 1 September...

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