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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.


Plastic pollution: emissions and mitigation strategies

Plastic pollution: emissions and mitigation strategies

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 4-5 p.m., David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow Stephanie Borelle  will be presenting a talk titled "Plastic Futures: plastic emissions and the impact of mitigation strategies for reducing plastic pollution." Marine litter is a complex socio-ecological problem, with numerous land-based and sea-based sources, impacts and many proposed solutions. Diverse strategies are...

3000-year record of coral reef degradation

3000-year record of coral reef degradation

On February 24, 2020, the ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes hosted a presentation titled “The past, present and future of coral reefs,” by Assistant Research Professor Katie Cramer. Cramer’s presentation focused on her recent publication exploring a 3000-year record of coral reef degradation to investigate the role of human and natural disturbance. Cramer is a marine...

Joining forces with IUCN, new membership

Joining forces with IUCN, new membership

In September 2016, the ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes became an official partner of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. As of February 2020, we are proud to announce the center is an official IUCN member. Many of the research projects we conduct revolve around ecosystem restoration, reversing the global...