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.

Announcing the 2020 CLP Team Award Winners

June 04, 2020
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 […]

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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
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., […]

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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: 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 […]

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Alumni Accomplishments 2022

February 11, 2020
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 […]

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Alumni Publications 2022

February 11, 2020
CLP alumni publications featured in our 2022 newsletter issues. Issue: September 2022 Campbell, E., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Aliaga-Rossel, E., Beasley, I., Briceño, Y., Caballero, S., et al. (2022). Challenges and priorities for river cetacean conservation. Endangered Species Research. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01201 Cardozo, E.G., Celentano, D., Rousseau, G.X., Silva, H.R., Muchavisoy, H.M, & Gehring, C. (2022). Agroforestry systems recover tree […]

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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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