Catalyzed Projects

CCI aims to establish new and coordinated processes across the Cambridge Conservation community and their global networks by helping and catalyzing CCI partners to identify and address key and emerging conservation challenges. These projects have brought people at all levels to address some of the most urgent threats facing biological diversity and have helped forge new interdisciplinary collaborations to further the conservation of the natural world.

Environmental economists have been telling us for decades what changes are needed to our economic system to enable better stewardship of nature. The seminal Blueprint for a Green Economy was...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Towards a green economy
Landscapes that are rich in biodiversity and have functioning ecosystem services provide us with clean air, fresh water, food and fuel, and protect us from the worst effects of floods and storms....
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Catalyzed Projects
Framing nature as ‘natural capital’ is a way of looking at the environment from an economic perspective, with living and non-living elements of the environment seen as a ‘stock’ or an ‘asset’ from...
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Catalyzed Projects
In response to an increasing interest in China, CCI brought together 30 researchers from four CCI partner organisations and eight University Departments on the 17th December 2012 for a networking...
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Catalyzed Projects
Biodiversity supports livelihoods of the rural poor in a number of ways, providing scope for building bridges between the conservation and development community to achieve win-win outcomes. A growing...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Linking people, livelihoods and biodiversity
If climate change continues at the current rate, it is predicted to have a range of serious consequences, including significant losses of biodiversity and ecosystems. Geoengineering, the large-scale...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Biodiversity and climate change
IPBES – the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - aims to solve a major and seemingly intractable problem – how to translate biodiversity and ecosystem...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Policy and governance
Climate change is projected to have a significant effect upon the future rate of biodiversity loss. There is therefore an urgent need to identify the key mechanisms underpinning climate change...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Biodiversity and climate change, Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
In 2008, a report commissioned by the Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF) and UNEP-WCMC, reviewed the state of the voluntary carbon market and how organisations in Cambridge offset and reduce their...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Towards a green economy
A series of ‘ideas gathering’ workshops between September 2010 and March 2011, has been highly effective in highlighting areas of interest shared by CCI partners, organisations within CCF and...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Capacity building and leadership

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