Center for Conservation Biology

The Center for Conservation Biology (the Center, or CCB) is a University of California Riverside (UCR) organized research unit. Our mission is to assist in the conservation and restoration of species and ecosystems by facilitating the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of scientific information. We proactively identify new research priorities in conservation biology and inaugurate new research programs; and we also develop research programs in response to existing needs in conservation biology. We do not create policy but do generate objective scientific information that may be used by others in developing policy. Many activities of the Center are regional, centered on the diverse species and habitats that form the natural heritage of southern California, but other activities extend far beyond this regional focus. The research and other activities of the Center ultimately provide cultural, economic, and aesthetic benefits locally and globally.

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Our Mission


+ Proactively identify new research priorities in conservation biology and inaugurate new collaborative research programs.
+ Develop research programs in response to existing needs in conservation biology.
+ Assist in the conservation and restoration of species and ecosystems by facilitating the collection, evaluation and dissemination of scientific information.

 

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Research Projects

Unsplash- Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree Park Joins Forces

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Unsplash_ Farm Soil

Effect on Land Use, Soil Type & Agricultural Practices

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Unslapsh- Waterfall

Quantifying the Footprint of a Dominant Organism

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CCB News

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