Welcome to Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF)

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Cambridge Conservation Forum's purpose is to strengthen links and develop collaborations across the diverse community of conservation practitioners and researchers based in and around Cambridge working at local, national and international levels. Some 60 organisations based in the Cambridge area, whose primary focus is the conservation of biodiversity, are currently members of CCF including non-governmental conservation organisations, government agencies, university departments and consultancies. CCF is a founder member of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), which grew out of long-standing collaborations between Cambridge Conservation Forum member organisations. These organisations remain important contributing members of CCF, as well as forging more formal working arrangements in collaborative projects as part of the CCI.

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Upcoming Events

Event Date: 
20 Sep 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00
Type: 
CCF Events
An interesting talk on health and wellbeing facilitated by Louisa Williams and Amy Batchelor (RSPB)
Event Date: 
25 Sep 2017 - 09:00 to 27 Sep 2017 - 17:30
Type: 
Other Events
This three-day event is being organised by the Oxford Martin Programme on the Illegal Wildlife Trade and co-hosted with generous support from San Diego Zoo Global and TRAFFIC.
Event Date: 
27 Sep 2017 - 18:30
Type: 
Other Events
A talk by Dr Ian Singleton at King's College, hosted by the Sumatran Orangutan Society

Latest News

Post date: 
15 Sep 2017 - 08:15
Type: 
Member News
Respondents are needed to take part in a survey for a a CCI collaborative fund project ‘The Missing Conservation Knowledge Product' Chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher!
Post date: 
1 Sep 2017 - 10:00
Type: 
Other News
We are asking up to 2000 of you to make a beer trap; turn your garden into a wasp sampling location, and contribute to the map of UK wasp information.
Post date: 
29 Aug 2017 - 09:00
Type: 
Other News
A petition to the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board and Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly

Featured Members

Since 1948 IUCN – The World Conservation Union has endeavoured to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature.
A Rocha is an international Christian conservation charity working with a wide range of organizations.
Cambridge University Press dates from 1534, and is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

Initiatives

The lastest report 'Reducing the carbon footprint of conservation organisations. A review of experience and best practice in the Cambridge conservation community' was launched on 26th June.
A request for collaborative involvement from the Knysna Basin Project
This ongoing work, originally funded by the MacArthur Foundation in May 2004, aims to develop tools for evaluating the success of conservation efforts in order to help identify those approaches ...

Job Opportunities

Application Deadline: 
20 Sep 2017
Here is an exciting opportunity to work with forest fringe communities towards the conservation of a globally important biodiversity hotspot.
Application Deadline: 
22 Sep 2017
The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre is looking for a technically competent, conscientious and motivated Programme Officer to work in our Climate Change and Biodiversity Programme.
Application Deadline: 
24 Sep 2017
An opportunity to work on US Government agency funded projects by providing overall support; from assisting with the submissions of project development to preparing and overseeing project audits.

Funding Opportunities

Application Deadline: 
30 Sep 2017
Maximum Funding Level: 
£50,000
For community- based development projects located within the vicinity of a Mick George site and operating area, here's an opportunity to obtain funding for your initiatives
Application Deadline: 
23 Oct 2017
Similar to what used to be the CASE awards, the University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Centre is inviting proposals for the Knowledge Exchange Studentships.
Application Deadline: 
31 Oct 2017
Maximum Funding Level: 
£40,000.00
The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is a UK registered charity offering ‘Whitley Awards’ to dynamic conservation leaders around the world.

Latest Reports

Type: 
Reports
CCI’s Five Year Plan 2015-2020 sets out the activities that CCI partners wish to collaborate on over the next 5 years, building on CCI's Strategy 2012-2020. N.B. CCF is a CCI partner.
Type: 
Symposium Proceedings
85 CCF members gathered at the Cambridge Judge Business School for this annual event
Type: 
Symposium Proceedings
CCF Summer Symposium 2014 - Presentations, biographies, abstracts, messages from interactive and panel sessions and symposium photographs