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Why the most floristically biodiverse island on Earth is not a Biodiversity Hotspot (it’s good news!)

This piece has been written by Thom Starnes, Key Biodiversity Areas Programme Officer with the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit  Latest…

Conservation + Gen Z

This piece has been written by Faye Vogely, Social Media Manager at BTO Recently, I organised a campaign celebrating young…

We know conservation is working, but do we really know what works?

An opinion piece by Alec Christie, PhD student in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge working in the University…

Extinction and optimism

This piece has been written by Dr Stuart Butchart, Chief Scientist at BirdLife International The last few days have seen…

A thin line between extinction and survival

This reflective piece has been written by CCI Executive Director, Mike Maunder.  Conservationists carry a particular type of scar tissue, it…

Who needs a green recovery?

An opinion piece written by Jonny Hughes, WCMC Chief Executive Officer, UNEP-WCMC/CCI Council Member. A longer version was first published…

Understanding the social landscape for restoration

Dr David Thomas, Endangered Landscapes Programme Manager, writes about the importance of social and cultural issues to the success of…

Birds, Bees and Butter

Written by Juliet Vickery, Head of International Conservation Science, RSPB about her new paper published in the Journal of Applied…

Plastic connectivity: disentangling the problem of plastic pollution for pelagic seabirds

CCI’s Collaborative Fund supports projects on which CCI partners, the University of Cambridge and other conservation organisations collaborate to address…

Magical moths!

The David Attenborough Building was redeveloped with lots of features designed to encourage biodiversity, including a green roof planted with…

World Oceans Day – focus on seabirds

We’ve extended World Oceans Day celebrations throughout the week, to highlight the range of work done in this area by…

Out of our depth? The dangers of deep-sea mining

While biodiversity loss is recognised as a major global environmental problem, the importance of biodiversity in the deep ocean merits…