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.

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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Permanent exhibition for CLP team in one of Argentina’s best-known museums

January 27, 2015
Federico Pablo Kacoliris and his team, who were awarded a Future Conservationist Award for their project “Conserving Endangered frog species in Somuncura Plateau, Patagonia, Argentina”, have recently had their work recognised by La Plata Museum, located in La Plata 50km southwest of Buenos Aires. The museum, which receives over 100,000 visitors per year, has provided […]

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Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards 2015: Call for applications

January 13, 2015
We are delighted to announce that applications for CLP conservation team awards 2015 are now open. This partnership initiative, including BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International and Wildlife Conservation Society, has been helping young conservationists to achieve their goals and move into positions of influence within the conservation sector for 30 years. “My concept of […]

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Science and art in Romania

January 07, 2015
See and Do! – Enhancing skills for conservation efforts in Romania and Moldova Dr Szilárd Bücs (2014: “Protecting Horseshoe Bats of Romania”) Many young professionals in Romania and the Republic of Moldova are actively involved in conservation efforts, but there are key areas where their knowledge is deficient, like for example biostatistics, GIS (Geographic Information […]

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Grouper scientists get together

December 17, 2014
CLP team meets Co-Chair of the IUCN Grouper and Wrasse Specialist Group Gustavo Castellanos and his team received a CLP Future Conservationist award in 2010 to support their work to protect the Pacific goliath grouper (Epinephelus quinquefasciatus).

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New population of grey-breasted parakeet found in north-east Brazil

September 01, 2014
A team of young conservationists in Ceará state, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five grey-breasted parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus). Less than 200 grey-breasted parakeet are known to survive in the wild – all in Ceará state.

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