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.
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 […]
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards! Thanks to Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin – this year’s award-winning projects (worth a total of just under $350,000) will help exceptional conservationists make great strides towards saving a wide diversity of threatened species […]
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 […]
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 […]
CLP alumni publications featured in our 2021 newsletter issues. Issue: December 2021 Aziz, S.A., McConkey, K.R., Tanalgo, K., Sritongchuay, T., Low, M.R., Yong, J.Y., Mildenstein, T.L., Nuevo-Diego, C.E., Lim, V.C. and Racey, P.A., 2021. The critical importance of Old World fruit bats for healthy ecosystems and economies. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, p.181. Calle-Rendón, B. R., […]
Many congratulations to all our alumni on their impressive achievements this year, which have been featured in our 2021 newsletter issues. Issue: December 2021 Julie Razafimanahaka (2004 Future Conservationist Award-winner and 2020 Kate Stokes Memorial Award-winner, Madagascar) has won the Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa 2021. Julie was shortlisted for the award along with another […]
Many congratulations to all our alumni on their impressive achievements this year, which have been featured in our 2022 newsletter issues. Issue: September 2022 Trang Nguyen won the 2022 Princess of Girona Foundation International Award for “her courageous and inspiring work in wildlife conservation in her own country and elsewhere in the world.” Diego Alejandro […]
CLP alumni publications featured in our 2022 newsletter issues. Issue: December 2022 Gitau, Consolata G , Activity Time Budget and Foraging Patterns of Rothschild’s Giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis Rothschildi) in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya Elton John de Lirio, Guilherme Medeiros Antar, Joelcio Freitas, Claudio Nicoletti de Fraga Vitex pomerana (Lamiaceae; Viticoideae), a new unifoliolate species from […]
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 […]
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 […]