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Conservation Leadership Award
The Cuban plant conservation initiative
Conservation Leadership Award Plant

Cuba supports the greatest plant diversity of the Caribbean Biodiversity Hotspots. The Cuban Plant Conservation Initiative aims at the conservation and sustainable management of Cuban plants. To achieve this goal...View Project

Plant
Conservation Leadership Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving the Endangered Himalayan grey langur in India’s Chamba Valley
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Himalayan grey langur (Semnopithecus ajax) is an Endangered colobine confined to the Chamba Valley of the Western Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh state in India. The langur has a narrow...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Support to cultural values and conservation – an approach towards conservation of natural resources in Uganda
Internship Multiple

The role of cultural and spiritual values in achieving conservation goals is gaining popularity among researchers and practitioners. Research findings prove that cultural values contribute to conservation goals, but, little...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Building marine conservation capacity of fishing communities in Fiji
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Previous work in the region has shown that the community of Kia Island, northern Fiji, is almost completely dependent on the marine resources of the Great Sea Reef for subsistence...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Internship
Developing skills in primate research which support gibbon conservation in Laos
Internship Mammal

Primate conservation is a priority for biodiversity conservation in Laos as demonstrated by the national gibbon conservation action plan, but there is a lack of Lao primate conservationists. FFI’s entry...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Population trends and conservation status of Marca’s marmoset in the Brazilian Amazon
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Marca´s marmoset (Mico marcai) was described in 1993 based on three skins collected by the Scientific Expedition Roosevelt-Rondon in 1914. In January 2012, after almost 100 years we confirmed...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award
Safeguarding suitable habitats for Niceforo’s wren and chestnut-bellied hummingbird in Colombia
Conservation Leadership Award Bird

Niceforo’s wren and chestnut-bellied hummingbird are two endemic and Endangered birds inhabiting riparian forests located in the Chicamocha Canyon dry forest of Colombia. These species are threatened by habitat loss...View Project

Bird
Conservation Leadership Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Rugezi wetland conservation project, Rwanda
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Rugezi wetland is a refuge for wetland-dependent species and plays important roles in regulating water flow. The unsustainable use of wetland resources and that of its watershed coupled with climate...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Greater adjutant conservation through community participation in Assam, India
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The greater adjutant stork is the most threatened stork in the world and its population is decreasing. Many historic breeding colonies of this colonial nesting bird are missing now and...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Internship
Building capacity for fundraising and communications for conservation in southern Belize
Internship Multiple

The ultimate goal is to improve the financial sustainability of leading Belizean conservation organization, Ya’axche Conservation Trust, and in turn secure the long-term conservation of critical areas for biodiversity in...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Assessing the conservation status and economic importance of Kenya’s Marlin fisheries
Future Conservationist Award Fish

Worldwide, populations of threatened blue and black marlin are declining due to unsustainable fisheries and diminutive determination to conserve them. In Kenya, information about these species is poorly understood resulting...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of green peafowl in the proposed A Yun Pa Nature Reserve, Vietnam
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The green peafowl is the galliform species at most immediate risk in Indochina. The species has dramatically declined, or even disappeared, in most of its historical range in recent decades....View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
An examination of an ecosystem-based adaptation approach to managing natural tropical eco-systems in Guyana
Internship Multiple

The main goal of the internship will be to examine the benefits and opportunities of ecosystem based adaptation (EbA) and produce technical and policy recommendations for the inclusion of EbA...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Action for primate conservation in Korup National Park, Cameroon
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Illegal wildlife hunting for bushmeat is a serious threat to Korup National Park, one of Africa’s oldest and most biodiverse rainforests and home to a rich primate community of 14...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Review and analysis of ecosystem services provided by reptiles, amphibians, and birds in the neotropics.
Internship Multiple

The overall goal of the internship is to generate a theoretical framework through a literature review of studies of ecosystem services provided by amphibians, reptiles, and birds in the Neotropics....View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving Bañados del Quirquincho: a key area for threatened species in Argentina
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The Bañados del Quirquincho is one of the few wetlands in the Dry Chaco of Argentina and an Important Bird Area. It harbors many threatened species such as Chacoan peccary...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Sea Turtle Conservation: A participatory approach in Muni-Pomadze Ramsar site, Ghana
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

Muni-Pomadze is one of Ghana’s five designated Ramsar sites. Aside its rich and diverse biodiversity, it is one of few existing nesting sites for threatened sea turtles in Ghana. This...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Mitigating biodiversity extinctions in Ghana: the case of the endemic Bobiri reed frog
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

This project is aimed at giving a fighting chance of survival to the endemic and endangered Bobiri reed frog (Hyperolius bobirensis) through research and action. The frog has not been...View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award
Monitoring otter populations and combating poaching through stakeholder participation in India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Otters are ambassadors of wetland ecosystems. Being top predators, they have been severely affected by loss of riparian habitats to agriculture and other anthropogenic activities like sand mining, hydroelectric projects...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Research assistant, inventory & monitoring unit  
Internship Multiple

The internship’s overall goal is to improve the conservation research conducted by WCS’s Inventory & Monitoring Unit (IMU), while also improving the independent research conducted at Centre de Formation et de...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
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