News

CLP regularly posts news about the people and projects we are supporting across the globe, as well as programmatic activities.

Read our latest news to learn more about the programme’s work as well as some of the past activities and successes from funded projects. You can also keep abreast of the latest news by following CLP on Facebook and Twitter.

Chorus of approval for acoustic field guide spawned by CLP-funded frog study

November 19, 2015
In the course of their research into the amphibians of the Western Ghats supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), award winner Seshadri KS and his team hit upon a novel way to inspire a new generation of frog lovers in his native India. The Western Ghats mountain range runs north to south down India’s […]

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2016 Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards: Call for Applications

September 30, 2015
Applications for the 2016 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Conservation Team Awards are now open! CLP aims to advance biodiversity conservation globally by building the leadership capabilities of early-career conservation professionals working in high-priority places with limited capacity to address conservation issues. This partnership initiative, including BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International and the Wildlife Conservation […]

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Free online course launched for budding conservationists

September 16, 2015
An online course launched this week will provide free conservation education to people around the world and encourage them to get involved. The United for Wildlife collaboration has  launched an online course this week that provides entry-level conservation education to people around the world. The ‘Introducing Conservation’ course is completely free to access, and consists of […]

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Cast your vote to help raise $500,000 for the Conservation Leadership Programme

August 10, 2015
With one little click, you could make a massive difference for wildlife by supporting some of conservation’s brightest new minds. Please vote today! In a great example of collaborative conservation, the three Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) partners have joined forces to try and secure US$500,000 for CLP through Microsoft’s #UpgradeYourWorld competition. Until 23 August 2015 […]

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Proposal & fundraising workshop, Mozambique

July 13, 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Project development, proposal writing and fundraising workshop Organized by: Fauna & Flora International (FFI) with Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Supported by: The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Dates: 14 – 18 September, 2015 Location: Maputo, Mozambique Workshop summary The aim of this workshop is to: 1) increase capacity to obtain funding for […]

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Outstanding conservationists honoured with prestigious Marsh Awards

June 23, 2015
The hard work of two remarkable conservationists has reaped great rewards for Indonesian amphibians and Peruvian sea life alike. Two members of the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) alumni network have been granted prestigious Marsh Awards for their achievements in marine and terrestrial leadership. Even though they live on different sides of the world, Dr Joanna Alfaro […]

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Winners of 2015 CLP awards

April 13, 2015
The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 team Conservation Awards. In this, our 30th anniversary year, we received an exceptionally high calibre of proposals and we are excited to see the projects begin. We are awarding 22 awards this year worth a total of $300,480 including 19 Future […]

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Critically Endangered bird gets its first reserve

March 16, 2015
CLP has been supporting a team of conservationists working to protect Araripe manakins in Brazil since 2004. Working at Brazilian NGO, Aquasis, the team has helped to safeguard the future for this rare and unique bird and protect its nesting habitat. Some of their work can be seen in this short video. The CLP report […]

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New monkey species discovered in the Amazon Rainforest

March 05, 2015
Flaming orange tail and ochre sideburns set new Brazilian monkey apart from its closest relatives. This story was originally published by Fauna & Flora International on March 4th 2015. Written by Sarah Rakowski. Scientists have discovered a new species of titi monkey in Brazil, according to a recent paper published in scientific journal Papéis Avulsos […]

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CLP team celebrates breeding success of rare stork in northern India

February 09, 2015
CLP award winners Purnima Devi Barman and her team have been working with the world’s largest breeding colony of greater adjutants (Leptoptilos dubius) a globally Endangered bird with only three key breeding sites remaining, two in India and one in Cambodia. Greater adjutants are enormous (140-150cm tall) birds with large bills and neck-pouches.  Current estimates […]

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