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Conservation Research Institute


Our Vision

  • Create an interdisciplinary environment for research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature
  • To build a diverse and inclusive conservation community
  • To pursue common agendas from a variety of intellectual starting points and creating possibilities for creating significant advances in conservation knowledge
  • Engage in non-traditional conservation training and support; increase the breadth of social science content within conservation research
  • Develop a nurturing space for, and actively facilitate, cross-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge exchange

Our Values

  • Mutual learning and collaboration among diverse stakeholders
  • Understand and respect other disciplines and their methodologies
  • Learning from other visions of reality to inform our own scientific understanding