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We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards! This year, CLP is supporting 22 projects – worth just under $440,000 in total – that are set to make a significant contribution towards saving a wide range of threatened species across the world. This crucial work would not […]
MareCet’s Langkawi Dolphin Research Project (LDR) turned ten recently. In honour of this exciting milestone, CLP alumna and LDR Project Leader, Sandra Teoh, helps us reminisce about the project’s successes and contemplate what else it could achieve over the next decade. Langkawi, or “the Jewel of Kedah” as it’s known, is an archipelago of about […]
Newsletter issue: December 2021 Enabling the coexistence of people and greater adjutant storks in India (2015) Team Leader: Purnima Devi Barman The greater adjutant stork (Leptoptilos dubius) is an Endangered stork with a decreasing population trend. This project initiated a community conservation programme that successfully established a massive community conservation movement in Assam, India, which […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]