IoES Pritzker 2017 and Society for Conservation Biology News

Kevin Njabo was awarded the IoES Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellow for 2017. This program was endowed by Jeanne and Tony Pritzker and each year outstanding instructors that are contributing to the IoES programs are nominated. Fellows are then...

Zac Tchoundjeu and the Rural Resource Centers of West Africa

This video showcases the work of Zacharie (Zac) Tchoundjeu through the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) in Cameroon and surrounding countries. His goal is to empower farmers in these regions to “cut the chain of poverty in rural Africa”.

2017 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

As part of Undergraduate Research Week, the UCLA Library will be presenting its Prize for Undergraduate Research awards. This prize honors excellence in undergraduate research as exemplified by the use of library resources and services. Research award ceremony and...

Event — July 3–8, 2017, CAB-Alliance Bioinformatics Workshop

DNA sequencing technologies have advanced in such a way that individual researchers and research teams can generate large genomic and transcriptomic datasets quickly and relatively inexpensively. This increased accessibility of genome-scale data has made significant...

How to save the world’s most trafficked mammal

Dr. Tim Bonebrake’s work on trafficking of pangolins from the Congo Basin was featured recently by the BBC.  Dr. Bonebrake and his colleagues at the University of Hong Kong—a CBI Participant—have been using a combination of scientific and social science approaches to...
U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Hosts Reception for CBI

U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Hosts Reception for CBI

  On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Michael Hoza generously hosted a reception in honor of the Congo Basin Institute’s efforts to advance science to meet the critical challenges facing Central Africa.  The University of California, Los...

New Scientist: Life on the edge by Steve Nadis

A new approach to conservation is turning the spotlight on overlooked habitats.  This New Scientist article highlights CBI’s work on genetic diversity, speciation, and conservation.

CBI Featured in Central African Forests Forever

CBI’s efforts to build local capacity and expand scientific research in the Congo Basin were recently chronicled in the online book Central African Forests Forever, and will be published in hard copy in 2017. Visit Central African Forests Forever to read the...