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.
The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History (CBC-AMNH) has been studying green and hawkbill sea turtles on Palmyra Atoll in the Central Pacific. To help understand turtle movements we are developing methods for using the scale patterns on a turtle’s head to identify and recognize individual animals.
Information about CBC research on invertebrates, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
CBC research spans the globe, from the New York City Metropolitan Area to British Columbia to Southeast Asia to Pacific Islands.