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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org I am a researcher in plant ecology. My research focuses on innovative methods to increase the long-term sustainability of agroecosystems. One of the methods for increasing the
"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
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.