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 up to date with the latest news by following CLP on Facebook and Twitter.
Reports and updates Increasing threats on grasslands among other ecosystems in Kenya Lucy Wairimu Update from “establishing a stakeholder participation-based gharial conservation programme in Katernia” project Gaurav Vashistha Bhutan school hosts international workshop on biodiversity science and conservation Tshering Dendup Publications Gopal, A., Bharti, D. K., Page, N., Dexter, K. G., Krishnamani, R., Kumar, A., […]
Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) – an initiative run by Fauna & Flora, BirdLife International and the Wildlife Conservation Society – has announced its 2023 award winners. We know that for a secure world, we need strong leadership. We identify and support the next generation of conservationists who are leading the way to a more sustainable […]
A conservationist is someone who chooses to spend their career protecting wildlife or plants across the world. Sounds very worthwhile doesn’t it? It’s an adventurous, varied and rewarding career, as well as being crucial to preserving our planet. But we know that even the most enterprising, committed and knowledgeable conservationists can fall at the first […]
Conservationists supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards have shared how they are protecting some of the most imperilled places on Earth. In The Revelator’s Protect This Place feature series, launched earlier this year, five CLP alumni call attention to the work they are doing to save areas with rich natural and cultural […]
By Mauro Lucherini and Cintia Tellaeche, Andean Cat Alliance After several years, our programme’s outreach activities about the plight of the threatened Andean cat have managed to capture the attention of governmental agencies in Argentina, with the species being declared a Natural Monument by the Argentine Province of Jujuy in April 2022. The Natural Monument […]
Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) alumna, Dr Trang Nguyen, was last week celebrated as the winner of the Princess of Girona Foundation International Award 2022. Wildlife conservationist Trang, a previous CLP intern and winner of a 2021 CLP Future Conservationist Award, travelled to Spain last week to receive the prestigious award from the Spanish Royal Family. […]
The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is delighted to be accepting applications to the 2023 Team Awards via our online portal. The awards target exceptional teams of early-career conservationists leading high-priority projects across the world. Applications for Future Conservationist Awards must be submitted using the online platform by 23:59pm GMT on 10 October 2022. CLP alumni applying […]
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards! This year, CLP is supporting 23 projects led by early- to mid-career grassroots conservationists who are driving crucial actions to save a range of imperilled species and habitats around the world. The award-winning projects, worth just under $460,000 in […]
After 15 months of intensive forest surveys in Nigeria, a team of Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) alumni has found 36 bat species, ten of which had never before been seen in the country. Beginning in May 2015 to January 2018, the co-Founder and Director of Small Mammal Conservation Organization (SMACON) and leader of a 2020 […]
By Leala Rosen, CLP Program Officer, Wildlife Conservation Society Last month, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) management team and various alumni were involved in the virtual International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2021. CLP sponsored the event, ran an exhibition booth, co-hosted three workshops, and funded 19 alumni to attend, many of whom presented key […]