Close up of a drawer of large blue butterflies in the Museum of Zoology

Conservation Success Stories

For the Earth Optimism Festival organised by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative this year, the Museum created a film of Conservation Success Stories based on specimens in our collections. It was fascinating and uplifting to hear these stories of actions people have taken that have benefited wildlife the world over from researchers and conservation practitioners involved with these projects.

To celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity 2021, we are sharing this film with you here on our blog. With huge thanks to all involved. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed putting it together.

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