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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.

There are 22 pages tagged with Swedish biodiversity centre (CBM):

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

Leadership programme

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.

Kick-off for the new Interdisciplinary Adacemy

In November, SLU's new Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) makes its official start. Two projects and eleven researchers are admitted to the academy. Together, they represent nine departments, all four

Apply for funding from SIANI-SLU Global

The aim of this call is to support SLU researchers or other staff to engage with SIANI-SLU Global and communicate research. The funding is for activities to be implemented during autumn 2022.

SLU researchers in a debate article on the climate crisis: Enough is enough!

A debate article by some SLU employees has created ripples across the Swedish research world. Signatures have poured in from scientists and employees at 45 different universities and research

Webinar: “Ongoing Nordic projects - heritage cereals”

Recently, Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK, Finland) and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, Sweden) arranged a webinar on the topic “Ongoing Nordic projects - heritage cereals

New research funding for sustainable landscapes

In order to safeguard biodiversity and multifunctional landscapes, the conventional governance and management associated with the ecosystem approach needs to be fundamentally changed. Reforms are

Plant Health seminar

Healthy harvests in a changing climate agnes.bondesson@slu.se Plant health film Smallholder plant health in a changing climate - harnessing nature-based solutions. A seven minute film about plant

Modernization of rural settlements may harm farmland bird populations

Modernization of villages is likely an important cause of farmland bird decline in both villages and agricultural fields, according to a recent study by researchers from Poland and SLU. This new

New projects on continuous cover forestry

New projects on continuous cover forestry teresia.borgman@slu.se The Future Forests platform invites researchers to a workshop on potential new research projects on continuous cover forestry. This