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Read more at: Cambridge Festival: University Herbarium

Cambridge Festival: University Herbarium

12 March 2021

Dr Lauren Gardiner will be running several events at the University Herbarium during the Cambridge Festival – with a virtual tour and live Q&A session and an online ‘How To’ transcribe specimens workshop on Friday 26 th , a talk and live Q&A session about the 18 th C Martyn collection with Edwin Rose (University...

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Read more at:  Masters in Conservation Leadership Strategy 2020-2030

Masters in Conservation Leadership Strategy 2020-2030

11 March 2021

What will the conservation leadership landscape look like in ten years’ time and how do we get there? The conservation landscape has evolved rapidly since the Masters in Conservation Leadership was founded in 2010. The events of the last year have particularly highlighted the need for more resilient and effective...

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Read more at: The Economic Consequences of Conserving or Restoring Sites for Nature

The Economic Consequences of Conserving or Restoring Sites for Nature

11 March 2021

Nature-rich sites such as woods and wetlands more valuable because of the ‘ecosystem services’ they provide The economic benefits of protecting nature-rich sites such as wetlands and woodlands outweigh the profit that could be made from using the land for resource extraction, according to the largest study yet to look at...

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Read more at: CCI Strategy 2021 – 2030

CCI Strategy 2021 – 2030

11 March 2021

We are delighted to share your CCI Strategy 2021–2030 with you. As part of the CCI community you have been part of the process of internal and external consultation to guide this document and to identify the steps that are needed to deliver our collective mission. You have been instrumental in this. Thank you for your time...

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Read more at: CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation 2021

CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation 2021

8 March 2021

CCI Collaborative Fund 2021 – call for applications We are delighted to announce that this year’s call for applications to the CCI Collaborative Fund is now open. CCI Partners are invited to submit applications for the CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation, for collaborative projects. Your collaborative project should...

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Read more at: International Women's Day: Choose to Challenge

International Women's Day: Choose to Challenge

3 March 2021

A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world...

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Read more at: Cambridge Festival: Citizen Science

Cambridge Festival: Citizen Science

1 March 2021

Have you ever wondered what kind of beetle is buzzing at your window? The name of the furry little creature burrowing beneath your garden? The species of bird that guides your daily walk with a happy little tune? Welcome to our exciting morning of Citizen Science on Saturday 27th March from 10am - 12pm. This is an exciting...

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Read more at: Call for Submissions: Climate Exp0

Call for Submissions: Climate Exp0

26 February 2021

The Call for Submissions for Climate Exp0 has been extended to 10 March 2021 . Climate Exp0 is the first virtual conference organised by the COP26 Universities Network and the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) , sponsored by UK Research and Innovation , with support from the 2021 United Nations...

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Read more at: Publish Open Access With No Charge

Publish Open Access With No Charge

26 February 2021

News for library users searching for archives: Janus will be switched off at the end of February Important news for users across our libraries who wish to search for archives held in Cambridge. The Archive Management System Project is close to completion, and library users can now use ArchiveSearch to access finding aids (...

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Read more at: Earth Optimism 2021

Earth Optimism 2021

25 February 2021

Earth Optimism will be happening in conjunction with the Cambridge Festival between 26 March & 4 April 2021 Given the crisis facing nature, it is all too easy to give up hope. Yet, around the globe, we are winning the fight to protect the natural world. Wetlands are being rebuilt. In some places, deforestation is...

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