Events

CCI hosts multiple events throughout the year - most are open to the public. Find more information on upcoming and past events here.

Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications

For this week’s Conservation Seminar we are delighted to welcome Dr Anthony Waldron, who is currently the Lead Author on the 30 x 30 Economic Analysis project, which brings together over 100 researchers across ten disciplines to examine the economic impacts of the proposed CBD target to protect 30% of the planet for nature. Dr…

Event date: 14th October 2020

Cyber Museums: Born Digital Biodiversity Data to Engage Minds and Hearts

Natural history museums have dual missions of scientific discovery and education, with a growing emphasis on inspiring the conservation of our natural world. While physical specimens exhibited and stored in brick and mortar buildings remain the heart of museums – we must also go digital. This will both connect us with modern audiences, and keep pace with…

Event date: 7th October 2020

How do we prevent further pandemics?

The first of this term’s Conservation Seminars will be panel discussion focused on how to prevent pandemics. Chaired by Prof. Bill Sutherland, our panelists will be: Dr. Silviu Petrovan: Silviu works in the Conservation Evidence group in the Department of Zoology, Cambridge, and led an option scanning project to identify possible means of reducing pandemic…

Event date: 30th September 2020

World Albatross Day Q&A

Friday June 19th marks the first ever World Albatross Day. To kick this day off with a bang the Albatross Task Force, led jointly by BirdLife International and the RSPB, is uploading a series of short talks from albatross experts from around the world onto our youtube channel. The programme of speakers is below. On…

Event date: 19th June 2020

POSTPONED: Earth Optimism 2020

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the CCI Earth Optimism 2020 organising team has decided to postpone our 25 April event. We very much regret the inconvenience and disappointment this creates for so many people, but feel it would be irresponsible to carry on in the current climate of concern and uncertainty. We were…

Event date: 25th April 2020