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The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

Collaborating across diverse disciplines and practices to identify and create solutions that conserve and help manage biodiversity for the long term.

Collaborating to identify and pursue questions that lead to use-inspired research and action.

Establishing relationships with partners to create biodiversity outcomes.

Providing a platform of training and research experiences for students and scholars.

Bringing together individuals and groups to address biodiversity issues.


Public talk, global strategy for preventing the next pandemic

Public talk, global strategy for preventing the next pandemic

ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Founding Director Leah Gerber will be delivering a virtual talk on Thursday, June 11, 2020, titled “A Global Strategy for Preventing the Next Pandemic.” This webinar will take place via Zoom at 12:00 p.m. AZ Time and 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada). While the media and the public are focusing...

Repeated hurricanes, risks and opportunities to flooding and water quality

Repeated hurricanes, risks and opportunities to flooding and water quality

A new paper from Center for Biodiversity Outcomes and The Nature Conservancy finds that FEMA flood hazard maps underpredicted the extent of hurricane-induced floods; findings could improve community planning for greater resiliency.

Anti-poaching device detects gunshot noises

Anti-poaching device detects gunshot noises

ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Faculty Affiliate Garth Paine developed a tool that tracks gunshots in rainforests to stop illegal poaching of wild animals. This device identifies sonic characteristics of a gunshot from a mile away that reports the location of the shot to local authorities. Originally, wildlife conservationists used camera traps to document illegal poaching...