Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM)
The Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM) is Sweden's national centre for promoting sustainable use of biodiversity. CBM is a joint venture between Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, and is located on Ultuna campus south of Uppsala centre.
Collaboration at CBM
CBM was originally established with a community-based research mission and this mission is still highly relevant. Collaboration is essential for dealing with the complex interactions between people
Sustainable organic food from heritage cereal – using history to form the future
Introducing historical heritage cereals on a larger scale has the potential to contribute to several of the UN sustainable development goals, improve public health, as well as increase profitability
Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are part of the biodiversity on which we all depend for our survival. They are increasingly under threat from human activities
Meat: the Four Futures
Are our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that
Lecture in Uppsala: What lives in the canopy of an oak tree?
firstname.lastname@example.org Bengt Ehnström and Martin Holmer present their new book about oaks. Photo: Håkan Tunón. For more information, check the Swedish version of this page. SLU
The ‘High Seas Treaty’ – a historic agreement to safeguard marine biodiversity in international waters
After a 17 year long process and weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations (UN) has agreed on a global legal framework to protect the world's largest ecosystem, the deep seas. The framework
The United Nations has dedicated 2023 the International year of millets, to boost efforts in producing millets given their nutritional properties and resilience in adapting to climate change. SLU
SLU Future Forests arranges an excursion
SLU Future Forests arranges an excursion in Uppsala email@example.com Welcome to a day where we will present new research results with practical forestry in an urban context. Participants at
New global framework for biodiversity adopted
On December 19 2022, new goals were adopted to save biodiversity in the world through the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, after many years of preparation and intensive negotiations.
"For some goals, we took a few steps forward, but for others it quickly went in the wrong direction."
The CBM director Torbjörn Ebenhard wrote directly from the UN Conference on biological diversity, COP-15, in Montreal. Torbjörn Ebenhard, director of SLU's Center for Biological Diversity, was
Together with Uppsala University, SLU has been commissioned to implement a new global leadership programme for sustainable development, Leadership for Transformative Change. In the next two years, 60
Biodiversity in focus for UN delegates and forest researchers
On 7-19 December governmental and organisational representatives meet at the UN conference COP15 in Montreal, Canada, to negotiate a new framework with biodiversity goals for the land and at sea.