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Professor Bill Adams

Professor Bill  Adams

Head of Department

Moran Professor of Conservation and Development

Fellow of Downing College

Department of Geography
Downing Site

Cambridge CB2 3EN
Office Phone: (3)33363

Departments and Institutes

Department of Geography:

Research Interests

  1. The role of technology in conservation thought and practice (particularly rackiong and genetic technologies)
  2. The political ecology of landscape-scale conservation
  3. The role of metaphors (ecosystems services, ecological restoration etc) in shaping biodiversity conservation strategy
  4. Sustainability in theory and practice

Key Publications

Redford KH, Adams W, Mace GM (2013) Synthetic Biology and Conservation of Nature: Wicked Problems and Wicked Solutions. PLoS Biol 11(4): e1001530. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1001530 

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