Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

Graduate students in Dr. Gerber's lab have developed a holiday gift guide.

National Park System Advisory Board welcomes ASU professor

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has appointed 15 new members to the National Park System Advisory Board; among them is Gwen Iacona, an assistant research professor in Arizona State

GirlsConserve program offers guidance for future environmental leaders

High school students interested in conservation and sustainability found professional development and learning experiences through GirlsConserve, a program focused on fostering the growth of environmentally conscious, empathetic and collaborative future

CBO activities at ASU Open Door 2023

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes will be attending ASU Open Door 2023 as a part of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory. Members of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

New paper links European colonization, parrotfish decline in Caribbean coral reefs

Katie Cramer, the Program Lead for Coral Reef Conservation at the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, has a new paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution titled “Historical declines in

Guidebook for the Engaged University

Leah Gerber, founding director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, has co-authored a new book alongside Nancy Grimm, founding director of the Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research program. Titled “The

The opportunity cost of conservation: a case study from Colombia

In a compelling new research paper titled “An investment strategy to address biodiversity loss from agricultural expansion,” Colombia becomes the first case study on how to balance biodiversity goals with

CBO Leads Nature Forum at VERGE 2022

In our fight to protect Earth’s biodiversity, Leah Gerber and Shirley-Ann Behravesh led a discussion during the 2022 VERGE Nature Forum, promoting our return-on-investment for conservation research and its potential applications for businesses.

Three ways to protect biodiversity today

The ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, in collaboration with the Conservation International Lab at ASU and Sustainable Earth, recently published a comprehensive article for conservationists of all ages and all places to help provide greater understanding of what they can do to be a protector of our planet’s biodiversity.

Center for Biodiversity Outcomes co-hosts documentary with local high school students

On Friday, April 29th, ASU's Center for Biodiversity Outcomes partnered with Seton Catholic's Oceanic and Marine Sciences Club, Xavier's Students for Social Action Club, and Tempe Prep to screen the short documentary Smog of the Sea. Marcus Ericsson and Jack Johnson's Smog of the Sea focuses on the harmful effects of plastic pollution in the ocean.

Two CBO proposals finalists for ASU Women in Philanthropy prizes

Two proposals headed by the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes leadership were announced as grant finalists for ASU Women and Philanthropy, an organization comprised of women committed to becoming advocates and philanthropic supporters of the university. The proposal presentations took place at the Musical Instrument Museum on Feb. 23.

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CBO's Leah Gerber speaks at GreenBiz22

The business sector's premier annual sustainablility conference, GreenBiz 2022, returned to the Valley of the Sun in Scottsdale this February. The ASU Center of Biodiversity Ooutcome’s founding director, Leah Gerber, was invited to sit on a panel.