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Place Based Research


Metropolitan Area

The Metropolitan Biodiversity Program seeks to enhance understanding of biodiversity, and threats to biodiversity, in human-modified landscapes and apply this knowledge to conservation.


The Bahamas

The CBC supports improved understanding and conservation of Bahamian marine ecosystems through collaborative research, capacity building, education and outreach, and conservation decision-making.


Mainland Southeast Asia

Mainland Southeast Asia harbors a significant proportion of the world's rare and endemic species, including several species of hoofed mammals, rodents, and birds that have only recently been described by scientists.


Sea turtles of Palmyra Atoll

Palmyra Atoll is a complex of some 50 small, undeveloped islands, islets, and sand flats surrounded by more than 15,000 acres of coral reef systems and lagoons.


Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands comprise one of the most intact and biologically rich oceanic archipelagos on Earth.



British Columbia

The Great Bear Rainforest, located on Canada’s Pacific Coast, represents one quarter of the world’s remaining coastal temperate rainforest and is part of the largest intact temperate rainforest system left on the planet.


Southwest Research Station

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation's research and collaboration with the Southwestern Research Station (SWRS), a year-round field station owned and operated by the American Museum of Natural History.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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