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Conferences and Symposia

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation holds an annual symposium designed to foster interdisciplinary discussion of cutting-edge issues in biodiversity research and conservation.

Symposia topics cover a wide range of conservation issues impacting numerous sciences. Access them to learn more about topics including: biodiversity science and policy, the extinction process, the value of biodiversity to human health, conservation challenges in the face of climate change, the impact of urban sprawl on biodiversity, the role of recent technological advances in conserving genetic diversity, and much more.

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2014 SCCS-NY

The 2014 Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York will be held on October 15-17.

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2013 SCCS-NY

The Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York was held on 9-11 October 2013.

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2013 Island Systems

Understanding Ecological and Social Resilience in Island Systems: Informing Policy and Sharing Lessons for Management will be held on 9-11 April 2013.

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2012 SCCS-NY

The third annual Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York, held on 9-12 October 2012, welcomed grad students, post-docs, and early-career professionals pursuing or considering a career in conservation science.

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2011 SCCS-NY

The second annual Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York, held on 11-14 October 2011, welcomed grad students, post-docs, and early-career conservation professionals pursuing or considering a career in conservation science.

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2010 SCCS-NY

The Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York, held on 3-5 November 2010, welcomed grad students, post-docs, and early-career professionals pursuing or considering a career in conservation science.

2009 Health listing

2009 Health and the Environment

Exploring the Dynamic Relationship Between Health and the Environment spanned the natural, medical, and social sciences, as well as policy planning, for an understanding of complex linkages and interactions between health and the environment.

2008 Biocultural listing

2008 Biocultural

Sustaining Cultural and Biological Diversity in a Rapidly Changing World: Lessons for Global Policy sought to forge a long-term multidimensional vision for sustaining biological and cultural diversity in the modern world.

2007 Microbes listing

2007 Microbes

Small Matters: Microbes and their Role in Conservation explored the intersection of research between the two traditionally disparate fields of microbiology and conservation.

2006 Birds listing

2006 Birds

Conserving Birds in Human-Dominated Landscapes examined strategies for invigorating bird diversity in areas heavily impacted by human activities.

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