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The CBC applies the full life-cycle of conservation action, from identifying needs and issues, conducting interdisciplinary research, and disseminating results, to engaging partners, identifying further activities and encouraging action at the local and global level.

We conduct fieldwork in diverse regions of the globe, develop innovative field technology, and establish conservation-focused collaborations to contribute to conservation management and our understanding of natural history, ecology, and evolution. 

Biocultural Conservation Planning

Biocultural Conservation Planning

The CBC works together with a range of partners to support, develop, and implement culturally-grounded approaches to management and conservation of people, lands, and waters.

Biodiversity Exploration and Monitoring

Biodiversity Exploration and Monitoring

Our research has led to the discovery of dozens of new species, provided a better understanding of ecological and evolutionary processes, and contributed to conservation planning, including the establishment, upgrade or extension of several protected areas.