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Center for Biodiversity & Conservation

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The American Museum of Natural History created the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) in 1993 to contribute its extensive scientific and educational resources to the conservation of the great variety of life in all its forms and the essential interactions among them—our planet’s biodiversity.

The CBC transforms knowledge—from diverse sources and perspectives, and spanning areas of scientific research as well as traditional and local knowledge—into conservation action. We seek to advance diversity, inclusion, and equity in the field of conservation towards a culturally vibrant conservation workforce. Read more about what biodiversity is and why it's important, how we work to conserve it, and the impact of our work.

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Center for Biodiversity & Conservation

American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024-5102

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Phone: 212 769 5742 
Fax: 212 769 5292