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.

Fresh hope for grey-breasted parakeets in Brazil

April 30, 2020
A team of CLP alumni has saved the grey-breasted parakeet from extinction. Back in 2012, a CLP-funded project reported alarming news: the last population of this Critically Endangered parakeet was now confined to a small region in Ceará State, north-eastern Brazil. With the species in grave danger of becoming extinct, the team launched a campaign […]

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Overcoming adversity to uncover hidden amphibian secrets in Colombia

April 01, 2020
A decade after receiving CLP’s Future Conservationist Award, a team of researchers working in one of the most hostile field sites in Colombia has recently reported the discovery of two new frog species in Zootaxa. Team leader Aldemar Acevedo shares his insights into these exciting discoveries, why he risks his life for this cause, and […]

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Alumni Publications 2021

February 19, 2020
Below we list CLP alumni publications featured in our 2021 newsletter issues. Issue: March 2021 Aditya, V., Komanduri, K. P., Subhedar, R., & Ganesh, T. (2020). Integrating camera traps and community knowledge to assess the status of the Indian pangolin Manis crassicaudata in the Eastern Ghats, India. Oryx, 1-7. Akash, M., Palash, A., Urmy, N.J., et […]

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Alumni Accomplishments 2021

February 19, 2020
Many congratulations to all our alumni on their impressive achievements this year, which have been featured in our 2021 newsletter issues. Issue: March 2021 Tess Gatan-Balbas received a 2020 Whitley Continuation Funding Award A short film about the work of conservationist Purnima Devi Barman, called “The Stork Saviors”, created by the Bedi brothers, won an […]

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Alumni Publications 2020

January 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

January 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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Critical stop-over point for spoon-billed sandpiper designated World Heritage Site

October 03, 2019
By: Ziyou Yang At the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, China’s Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the coast of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf, an area that covers 148,432 hectares, was inscribed on the World Heritage List. The sanctuaries include intertidal mudflats, marshes and shoals that are home to a wide variety of fishes […]

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New monkey species discovered in the Amazon’s ‘arc of deforestation’

October 03, 2019
This story was adapted from the article originally published by Fauna & Flora International on August 8, 2019. Written by Nathan Williams A new species of marmoset has been discovered in the southwest of Pará State in Brazil, a discovery that, while thrilling, already has conservationists worrying about its long-term prospects. This is because the […]

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Crucial corridor for plants and wildlife in northern Argentina

October 03, 2019
Thanks to 17 years of dedication and hard work of CLP alumni and other conservationists working in northern Argentina, previously isolated and fragmented patches of Atlantic Forest have now become a primary example for successful conservation site management demonstrating the impact of wildlife corridors. The Atlantic Forest—which once covered 120 million hectares across north Argentina, […]

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2020 Call for CLP Conservation Award funding applications

August 12, 2019
CLP is excited to announce our call for applications for 2020 Conservation Awards!   CLP is now accepting funding applications via our online awards site! All funding applications must be submitted online using this site by 11:59pm GMT on 24th November 2019. https://awards.conservationleadershipprogramme.org/ We recommend that teams develop their proposals using the Word template provided […]

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