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Internship
Designing marine protected area networks in Bua Province, Fiji, using decision support software
Internship Multiple

This internship will provide technical mapping and analytical support to the WCS Fiji Program, with the goal of establishing resilient marine protected area networks across the four currently unmanaged districts...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Participatory conservation of the Critically Endangered brown-headed spider monkey, Ecuador
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The brown-headed spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps fusciceps) is one of the 25 most endangered primates globally. Habitat loss and fragmentation along with hunting have caused a severe reduction in population...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Community-based conservation in Important Bird Areas with a focus on the Khurkh-Khuiten Wetlands
Internship Bird

The overall goal is to expose the intern to the full range of stages in a conservation project from the collection of biological data to the development, implementation and evaluation...View Project

Bird
Internship Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving Bolivia’s Quirusillas Reserve: a key area for the Alder Amazon
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Alder Amazon, also known as the Tucuman parrot, is Vulnerable to extinction. Numbers are rapidly declining due to the illegal pet trade and habitat destruction, especially in the Quirusillas...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Saving the Endangered giant West African squeaker frog in Ghana
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

The Endangered giant West African squeaker frog (Arthroleptis krokosua) is in immediate danger of extinction as only 12 individuals are known to exist, all within logging concessions in western Ghana’s...View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Internship
Incorporation of perceptions and attitudes of rural people into conservation planning in Patagonia
Internship Multiple

For the intern, the overall goal is to learn about working with local people and incorporating their perceptions and attitudes into strategic conservation planning. For the host institution, the overall...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Conservation of the Critically Endangered Togo slippery frog
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian

The Togo slippery frog (Conraua derooi) is an evolutionary distinct and Critically Endangered frog known to occur in only two isolated sites: The Atewa mountains and the Togo-Volta Hills. Previous...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving Endangered frog species in Somuncura Plateau, Patagonia, Argentina
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

The Somuncura plateau is home to two highly threatened species, the Somuncura frog and the Valcheta frog. Currently no conservation efforts are being conducted to protect these frogs and information...View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award
Integrative conservation of the Terras Salgadas, Cape Verde
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Terras Salgadas is the largest protected area on the island of Maio and the pressure put on this tranquil reserve has accelerated recently. We aim to raise awareness of locals...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Internship
Saving Nigeria’s last elephants: Supporting the conservation of Yankari Game Reserve
Internship Mammal

The overall goal of the internship is to provide hands on training for a Nigerian to help conserve Nigeria’s remaining wildlife.  At the same time the internship is expected to...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Initiating conservation of new hog deer population, Myanmar
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

We aim to conserve hog deer (Axis porcinus) around Indawgyi lake, the third largest freshwater lake in South East Asia. Grasslands on the lake’s eastern shore are home to a...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Migration corridor and habitat survey in Xia’erxili, China
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The wire fence along the international boundary between China and Kazakhstan is blocking the migration of saiga antelope and other mammals. We aim to raise conservation awareness of the local...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Scaling-up mitigation of human-crane conflict in Driefontein Grasslands, Zimbabwe
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The globally threatened wattled crane (Bugeranus carunculatus) and grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) have been reported to damage maize crops in Driefontein Grasslands resulting in conflict with subsistence farmers. Snaring...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Internship
Preventing river pollution in the rural mountains of Southwest China
Internship Multiple

The intern will assist the fresh water conservation program on rural waste water treatment, artificial wetland construction, design and installation of a bio-gas digester and rain water treatment system.

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Monitoring key sites for white-headed duck in Kazakhstan
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The white-headed duck, a globally threatened species is currently classified as Endangered by the IUCN. The largest sub-population of white-headed duck is in Central Asian and is declining for unknown...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Ongoing protection of red siskins in South Rupununi, Guyana
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The red siskin (Carduelis Cucullata), listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, is found along the foothills of northern Venezuela (where the population is low) and Southern Rupununi, Guyana,...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving European ground squirrels in Eastern Romania
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The European ground squirrel is a small mammal which is endemic to Europe and in continuous decline across the entire distribution range. In 2013 we have conducted 872 quadrants surveys...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Geographic Information Systems and Monitoring Information System Reporting
Internship Multiple

The overall goal of the internship is to help CI – Greater Mekong organize its GIS data/information, support an on-going prioritization process to target national areas for ecosystem importance, and maintain...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Conservation Leadership Award
Improving community-based conservation of Lake Kuyucuk Ramsar Site, Turkey
Conservation Leadership Award Bird

In just four years at Lake Kuyucuk, the team has achieved quick results. The lake has been designated as a Ramsar site, a European Destinations of Excellence, and a Sustainable...View Project

Bird
Conservation Leadership Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Community-based conservation of sea turtles on Kolombangara, Solomon Islands
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The plight of sea turtles in the Pacific has captured the attention of scientists and conservation practitioners around the world. Their fate lies heavily in the hands of indigenous or...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
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