Technology and biodiversity are two concepts that are usually viewed as polar opposites. However, the source of technical advances are often inspired from the natural world. Species in particular that have evolved to a certain role or niche provide unique opportunities for us to learn and develop technology and materials. Maintaining high levels of biodiversity will protect the vast range of species and their evolutionary functions, some of which could be utilised to improve our way of life.
In 2004 the Directors of what was then Conservation Consultancy Ltd, took the decision that a change of name and image was in order to reflect the move from primarily an ecological consulting and contracting company to one with an expanding range of services, a growing and diversified workforce and an increased level of expertise.