Life on Earth is at risk from an unprecedented rate of environmental change that threatens the natural resources on which we depend.

Cambridge-designed curriculum teaches schoolchildren about water scarcity and climate activism

17 January 2020

Students and teachers across India now have free access to a new curriculum on water security and sustainability, co-developed by researchers at...

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Dr Jane Goodall on the environment: "My greatest hope is our young people"

14 January 2020

In a new film, Dr Jane Goodall DBE talks about the environmental crisis and her reasons for hope. 

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Women in STEM: Flora Donald

19 December 2019

Flora Donald is a PhD candidate who splits her time between the Department of Plant Sciences and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. Here, she...

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Women in STEM: Sophia Cooke

12 December 2019

Sophia Cooke is a PhD candidate in the Department of Zoology, and a member of King's College. Here, she tells us about splitting her time between...

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Ecosystems Overload

10 December 2019

We are laying waste to the biosphere. If we're serious about saving millions of species, then it's our own that must change how it thinks about,...

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Extent of human encroachment into world’s protected areas revealed

28 October 2019

Largest study yet to compare protected with “matched” unprotected land finds “significantly higher” increases in human pressure – primarily...

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Living with snow leopards

24 October 2019

Local people in the Nepal Himalayas value snow leopards as much for the potential personal benefits they gain from the animals’ conservation as...

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Women in STEM: Dr Alexis Braun

26 September 2019

Dr Alexis Braun is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Genetics. Here, she tells us about the importance of mentors, how her research...

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