Read commentary and opinion pieces on conservation and capacity related themes provided by CLP staff and alumni.

Anglers in Argentina conserve sharks in Marine Protected Areas

August 08, 2014
Martín Cuevas (“Involving Anglers As Key Stakeholders in a Shark Conservation Programme,” 2013) Sharks are important top predators that preserve equilibrium in the seas. Due to overfishing, Argentina’s shark populations have dramatically decreased resulting in several species being categorized as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Sport fishing is one important cause of shark mortality […]


Supporting high fliers, and other life forms…

July 14, 2014
In its original guise back in 1985, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), as it is known today, funded only a brace of projects, both focused on birds. The programme has grown and evolved significantly over time and now our teams’ work covers a broad range of taxonomic groups. Nevertheless, during its distinguished history, almost one […]