Collaboration between the University Herbarium and Microsoft Research Ltd has made a unique botanical collection available to a world-wide audience.
Conserving biodiversity must be considered when developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation, researchers warn in today’s edition of Science. Scientists support plan but urge initiatives to protect biodiversity.
Thanks to ongoing research in the field, visitors to the Botanic Garden can experience the fascination of plant diversity and relate this to their understanding of our planet&rsquo;s uniquely different habitats.
Understanding our biological past is a tricky business. It's like trying to build a jigsaw puzzle when most of the pieces are missing. However, bioarchaeologists at the University of Cambridge are doing just that through the study of human-environment interactions within a historic and prehistoric framework, often with surprising results.
A ground-breaking professorship that will unify research into how to tackle the Earth’s waning biological diversity is to be created at the University of Cambridge.
Researchers are calling for tighter controls on the live reef fish trade, a growing threat to coral reefs, in letters to the international journal Science.