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.

Alumni Publications 2021

February 19, 2020
CLP alumni publications featured in our 2021 newsletter issues. Issue: September 2021 Aditya, V., Goswami, R., Mendis, A., & Roopa, R. (2021). Scale of the issue: Mapping the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on pangolin trade across India. Biological Conservation, 257, 109136. Aditya, V., Komanduri, K. P., Subhedar, R., & Ganesh, T. (2021). Integrating camera traps and […]

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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: September 2021 Cynthia Layusa has been awarded the 2021 Marsh Award for Terrestrial Conservation Leadership and Rafid Shidqi has received the 2021 Marsh Award for Early Career Conservation. Rodrigo Costa Araújo and his […]

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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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Dolphin-friendly designation – Promoting transboundary protection of rare marine mammals

May 22, 2019
By Sandra Teoh Situated off the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the Langkawi archipelago and its adjacent Perlis-Kedah waters are home to at least three coastal cetaceans: Indo-Pacific finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) and Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris). The area is considered unique as the waters surrounding Langkawi host a very […]

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Three hundred horseshoe crabs rescued in Bay of Bengal, India

May 22, 2019
By Dr. Siddhartha Pati Bycatch of marine life in coastal nets results in high mortality of many species including seabirds, marine mammals, sea turtles and horseshoe crabs. Tachypleusgigas, one of the two Indian species of horseshoe crabs found along the northeast coast of the Bay of Bengal, India is under threat and its populations are […]

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