Supported Projects

There are currently 793 projects with the selected filtering.

Conservation Follow-up Award
Sumba forest conservation project
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

Following Manchester Metropolitan University's successful conservation research projects in 1989 and 1992 - which assessed population sizes, status and habitat associations of the restricted-range bird species of the Indonesian island...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Flores/Sumbawa conservation project, Indonesia 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

A survey of the remaining forests and the threatened endemic birds of Flores and Sumbawa. Ornithological inventories were produced to support current initiatives for the creation of protected areas in...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Way Kambas ’93: Southampton University expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

An ecological survey of Way Kambas to establish whether this is a suitable refuge and alternative habitat for a breeding nucleus of endangered Javan rhioceros to be translocated from Ujung...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Ornithological survey of the coast of Libya, 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The team worked in collaboration with the Marine Biology Research Centre at Tajura. The group rediscovered the Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis) as a breeding bird in Libya. Two breeding...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Laos ’92/’93: A rainforest conservation project
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The expedition surveyed wildlife resources of two protected areas. Information was obtained on the distribution of many key bird and mammal species (including Kouprey, Elephant, Dhole, Gibbon, Peafowl, Giant Ibis,...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Oakham school expedition to Madagascar 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Dry Forest is threatened by the demands of an increasing population for charcoal and land. This project is an attempt to build on the existing structure to create plantations of...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Project Canopy, Paraguay ’92
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Forest in Paraguay is in serious danger from development. The expedition surveyed birds and mammals in remnant patches of humid subtropical rainforest in collaboration with local conservation groups. Six sites...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Tanzania rainforest project 1992
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

A survey of threatened birds and mammals in several tropical montane forest blocks was implemented, to assess their relative importance for conservation. Species lists were made and approximate densities of...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Njule 92: an Oxford University expedition to Tanzania 1992
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

New transect techniques were used to determine the relative densities and the distribution of the Black-and-rufous Elephant shrew, Rhynchocyon petersi (Kiswahili name: Njule) in several natural forest habitats including the...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Nottingham University Bolivia Project 1992
Future Conservationist Award Bird

A team of six British and five Bolivian students carried out surveys of the reserve's avifauna and established collaborative links between the two institutions involved. Problems were encountered due to...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge-Royal Holloway & Bedford Amazon 1992: A Cambridge-Royal Holloway & Bedford expedition to Colombia 1992
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

5 British students worked with 3 Colombians from Universidad Nacional de Colombia to produce the first records of the birds, bats, invertebrates and plants of the white sand rainforests of...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Proyecto Rio Nambi 1992: Colombia ’92, Cambridge rainforest project
Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple

As a result of findings from their 1991 project - which included the discovery of a new species of bird for science - 2,000 ha of pristine forest was purchased...View Project

Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Oxford University conservation expedition to Mexico 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

A study of the status and population ecology of some endangered Mexican cactus populations, including searching for new localities of the rarest species. Assessments of the major threats to the...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Trinidad 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

An ecological investigation of the native tree Penny Piece, (Pouteria multiflora), which has edible fruit of potential economic and commercial value. The programme will assess current resource management schemes of...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Oxford University Comoro Islands butterfly survey 1992
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

This butterfly conservation project assessed the status, ecology and distribution of 50 butterfly taxa of Grand Comore in the western Indian Ocean. Five full species - including the threatened swallowtail...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award
Newcastle University Project Mermaid: Venezuela expedition 1992
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

A biological survey of vertebrate species concentrating on the manatees in two river systems in a mangrove ecosystem: Cano La Brea, an undisturbed waterway where the West Indian manatee (Trichechus...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
University of Bristol Rio Paute headwaters expedition, Ecuador 1991
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The aim was to produce useful data on the hydrology and aquatic ecology of the primary and secondary Montane Cloudforest, 2000-3000m. Fieldwork included an investigation into the contribution of fog...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
University Of Wales, Cardiff expedition to Ecuador 1991: Amazula ’91
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The forest fragments remaining in south-western Ecuador are amongst the top 10 areas for bird conservation worldwide. Despite widespread degradation of habitat, 8 forested areas were located and studied. 427...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Landuse and conservation in the Mount Loma Reserve, Sierra Leone
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

This project changed rapidly from its instigation early in 1991. We originally planned to visit the Gola Forest in the east of the country to carry out faunal surveys and...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Insect biodiversity of a montane rainforest expedition, Vietnam 1991
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

Working with the National Centre for Scientific Research, Hanoi, the team studied insect communities of the montane evergreen monsoon rainforest in the Tam Dao Mts (800-1000m) to provide data on...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate