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Read more at: CCI Priority Area Project

CCI Priority Area Project

28 June 2021

CCI Priority Area Project CCI have identified four priority areas which will form the focus of their efforts over the next ten years. They are consulting the whole CCI community to gather ideas for projects which can address these areas. As such we are soliciting ideas from across UCCRI to feed into the wider process...

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Read more at: COP26 Highlights

COP26 Highlights

24 May 2021

In the run-up to COP26 in which parties are expected to commit to revised and enhanced climate change goals, Climate Exp0, a five day virtual conference, showcases the latest research and solutions for achieving a carbon zero future. Each day is focused on one of the following five themes: Green Recovery, Nature-based...

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Read more at: Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK - Report

Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK - Report

12 May 2021

A report launched today by the British Ecological Society, with contributions from the University of Cambridge, offers the first complete assessment of the potential of nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity in the UK. For large-scale tree planting to be effective in capturing carbon...

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Read more at: The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020

The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020

10 May 2021

The global conservation movement is divided but not diverse: reflections on 2020 By E.J. Milner-Gulland (May 2021) "Twenty-twenty was a year like no other, for everyone, and has brought some of the core fissures within conservation into stark focus. It was supposed to be the biodiversity super-year in which the Global...

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Read more at: The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021

The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021

30 April 2021

The Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Awards 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Awards are now open for applications to celebrate excellence in research impact and public engagement with research. The Awards will recognise outstanding achievement, innovation and creativity in devising and...

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Read more at: Cambridge University researchers lead policy briefing on Nature-based Solutions for the climate and biodiversity crises

Cambridge University researchers lead policy briefing on Nature-based Solutions for the climate and biodiversity crises

28 April 2021

Cambridge University researchers lead policy briefing on Nature-based Solutions for the climate and biodiversity crises Written by Rogelio Luque-Lora As societies face the triple challenge of enhancing human wellbeing, avoiding dangerous climate change, and protecting remaining biodiversity, increasingly there are calls to...

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Read more at: Teaching & Scholarship Lecturer in Conservation at Bangor University

Teaching & Scholarship Lecturer in Conservation at Bangor University

22 April 2021

Teaching & Scholarship Lecturer in Conservation at Bangor University Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 (Grade 7) p.a. Dates 1 st August 2021 to 31 st Jan 2022 Closing date: 16-05-2021 https://jobs.bangor.ac.uk/details.php.en?id=QLYFK026203F3VBQB7V68LOTX&nPostingID=5512&nPostingTargetID=5919&mask=stdext&lg=UK We...

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Read more at: Climate Exp0

Climate Exp0

19 April 2021

Taking place 17-21 May 2021 - at a critical juncture in the COP26 pre-meetings and negotiations - Climate Exp0 is the first virtual conference from the COP26 Universities Network and the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) , sponsored by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) , Cambridge University...

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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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