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Over the course of the next few weeks the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) will be showcasing 30 years of support for endangered species in the run-up to the announcement of the 2016 CLP Team Awards. The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has funded more than 600 projects, providing grants, training and mentoring that have helped kick-start […]
One of the most valuable experiences afforded by the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is the opportunity for alumni to pass on their skills and increase their own knowledge base through peer-to-peer learning. Support from the Fondation Segré Conservation Fund at Fauna & Flora International (FFI) enables individuals and teams within the CLP network to participate […]
Over three decades, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has contributed to some of the valuable work conducted to conserve wetlands. Cause for celebration on World Wetlands Day! The list is of success stories is long, so we’ll confine ourselves to just a few of the award-winning wetlands-related projects. The Siberian crane and spoon-billed sandpiper are […]
Generous support for the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) from Fondation Segré Conservation Fund at Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is already creating valuable opportunities for an already thriving global network of CLP alumni to share their skills through the Learning Exchange Programme, as a recent example from Colombia illustrates. It is well over two decades […]
Team leader Szilárd Bücs sheds light on the spectacular findings of a cave survey conducted as part of a CLP-funded bat conservation project in Romania. February 2015. Lots of snow and sunshine. Temperature well below zero. A typical winter in South-Western Romania. What is not so typical is the happiness of nine slightly frozen cavers, […]
One particular team of Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) award winners is already aware that 2016 will have to be a pretty spectacular year if it is to live up to the standard set by 2015. The undoubted highlight was the discovery of a new group of the northern muriqui, one of the world’s most threatened […]
Project coordinator Tammy Mildenstein describes how a coalition of three former CLP award-winning teams is helping to protect threatened fruit bats in the Philippines. Why conserve flying foxes? In countries with inadequate governmental support for conservation, it often falls to communities to conserve their local environment. As expected, enthusiasm for wildlife conservation varies depending on local […]
New video footage reveals how a project that has its origins in a 2007 CLP-funded camera trapping survey is helping to assess the potential impact of tourism on the biodiversity of a Brazilian national park. Cavernas do Peruaçu National Park, in Brazil’s second most populous state, Minas Gerais, owes its name to the spectacular karst […]
In the course of their research into the amphibians of the Western Ghats supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), award winner Seshadri KS and his team hit upon a novel way to inspire a new generation of frog lovers in his native India. The Western Ghats mountain range runs north to south down India’s […]
Applications for the 2016 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Conservation Team Awards are now open! CLP aims to advance biodiversity conservation globally by building the leadership capabilities of early-career conservation professionals working in high-priority places with limited capacity to address conservation issues. This partnership initiative, including BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International and the Wildlife Conservation […]