News

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.

CLP celebrates exciting new donation landmark

December 03, 2020
Since it was established 35 years ago, CLP has awarded over $10 million in support of vital conservation projects around the world. In celebration of this new milestone, we look at how these funds have helped develop early-career conservation leaders and safeguarded the future of globally threatened species. The grey-breasted parakeet, Pyrrhura griseipectus, in Brazil […]

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CLP-backed NGO helps establish Guyana’s first Important Bird & Biodiversity Area

December 01, 2020
For over twenty years, the South Rupununi Conservation Society (SRCS) has been dedicated to protecting and monitoring threatened wildlife in the Rupununi savannah, Guyana. We look at how these extraordinary efforts are driving long-term conservation solutions in the region, including the recent establishment of South Central Rupununi as Guyana’s very first Important Bird & Biodiversity […]

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Survey reveals scale of harassment in Vietnam’s conservation sector

November 04, 2020
We recently posted a blog by CLP alum Trang Nguyen, founder and Executive Director of Vietnam-based NGO, WildAct. In her blog, Trang described WildAct’s new programme, Empowering Women in Conservation, which in part aims to protect female conservationists in Vietnam from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV). As part of the programme, WildAct has just completed […]

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CLP wins double in the 2020 Marsh Awards

October 07, 2020
In this year’s Marsh Awards, two CLP alumnae were recognised for their outstanding contributions to conservation. In partnership with Fauna & Flora International (FFI), the Marsh Christian Trust selected Dr Ravinder Kaur for the Terrestrial Conservation Leadership Award and Natia Javakhishvili for the Early Career Conservation Award. These accolades celebrate the extraordinary efforts of two […]

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Saving lives and livelihoods during the pandemic

August 17, 2020
The resilience and resourcefulness of our alumni knows no bounds, based on what we’ve been hearing over the last few months. Despite facing unprecedented challenges themselves, many of our alumni have taken the lead and initiated ways to help vulnerable local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these initiatives have supported livelihoods by employing […]

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2021 CLP Team Awards: Call for applications

July 24, 2020
CLP is delighted to be accepting applications to our 2021 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 23 October 2020. CLP alumni applying for Follow-up or […]

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An update on COVID-19: How is CLP responding?

July 13, 2020
CLP is keenly aware of the challenges faced by our alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to lockdowns and other government-imposed restrictions, many of the high-priority conservation projects they lead are on hold. They have also faced the great emotional strain that most—if not all—of us must have felt when considering the risks to our […]

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A special first for horseshoe crab conservation

July 01, 2020
By Dr Siddhartha Pati The horseshoe crab is a truly remarkable animal, being one of the so-called ‘living fossils’ that exist on Earth. Having survived here for an astounding 450 million years, the sad reality is that these crabs are now in great danger and are rapidly disappearing. CLP alum Dr Siddhartha Pati and his […]

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Alumni Publications 2020

June 11, 2020
Please find below a list of our alumni publications featured in our 2020 newsletter issues. Issue: December 2020 Akash, M., Chowdhury, U. F., Reza, R. N., Howlader, D. C., Islam, M. R., & Khan, H. (2020a). On the reappearance of the Indian grey wolf in Bangladesh after 70 years: what do we know? Mammalian Biology […]

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Alumni Accomplishments 2020

June 11, 2020
Many congratulations to all our alumni on their fantastic achievements this year! Please find below a list of accomplishments featured in our 2020 newsletter issues. Issue: December 2020 Purnima Devi Barman was featured in a UN75 HOPE podcast and BBC News World Service interview Natia Javakhishvili received a 2020 Marsh Award for Early Career Conservation […]

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