Supported Projects

There are currently 30 projects with the selected filtering.

Conservation Follow-up Award
Coral reef conservation in the largest Brazilian Marine Protected Area
Conservation Follow-up Award Invertebrate

Coral reefs are threatened by pressure from tourists, overfishing, pollution, and climate change. Due to this series of impacts, reefs have been dramatically reduced all around the world and up...View Project

Invertebrate
Conservation Follow-up Award Invertebrate
Internship
Investigating Sustainable Coastal Tourism and Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in Cambodia
Internship Multiple

The fundamental tenet underpinning this internship work is that the increase in tourism (pre-COVID-19) in Koh Rong Marine National Park must consider options to ensure that growth in tourism does...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of the Endangered Salim Ali’s fruit bat in Western Ghats, India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Salim Ali’s fruit bat (Latidens salimalii), one of the three rarest bats in the world, is an evolutionarily distinct, monotypic and endangered frugivorous bat species endemic to the southern Western...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Ensuring harlequin toad conservation in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian

Harlequin toads (Atelopus) are the most threatened group of amphibians in the world, with 81% of species classified as Endangered or Critically Endangered. Disease transmission by the Bd fungus and...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian
Internship
Establishing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and improving MPA/fisheries management in Cambodia
Internship Multiple

The goal of this internship is to promote inclusion and build the skills of female conservationists. This will be achieved by facilitating the research skills development of BSc/ MSc research...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of black softshell turtles in Assam, northeast India
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The black softshell turtle was thought to be extinct in the wild, only being known from a sacred pond at the Bostami shrine in Bangladesh. Recent records from Nagaland, West...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award
Range-wide action to safeguard the Critically Endangered Togo slippery frog
Conservation Leadership Award Amphibian

The Togo slippery frog is a high priority Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) amphibian endemic to few sites in Ghana and Togo. Rapid forest loss, human consumption, and the...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Leadership Award Amphibian
Internship
Analysing the communication skills of BirdLife Partners in the Middle East
Internship Multiple

Rama will conduct a communication skills gap analysis among BirdLife Partners in the Middle East. She will determine their existing communication skills, the strengths and weaknesses for each Partner, and...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Creating the grassroots to conserve the Santa Fe frog in the South American Great Chaco
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

Leptodactylus laticeps (Santa Fe frog) is an endemic amphibian from the South American Great Chaco (Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay). Its global conservation status is Near Threatened (2004), with a decreasing...View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Conservation Leadership Award
Conservation of endemic bats in previously unprotected roosting sites in Vietnam
Conservation Leadership Award Mammal

The Cat Ba-Ha Long Landscape Complex (CBHL) and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (PNKB) are two well-known areas with the highest potential value for bat research and conservation in Vietnam....View Project

Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Habitat restoration and corridors creation to enhance conservation of the Pampean sand-dune lizard
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The Pampean sand-dune lizard, which is endemic to the Pampean coastal dunes of Argentina, is highly sensitive to modifications to its habitat. Isolated subpopulations of this lizard have been cornered...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Frontier social conservation action and research on horseshoe crabs in Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

Horseshoe crabs are marine and brackish water arthropods fully protected by the Decree of the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry Regulation No.20/2018 and Government Regulations No.7/1999. As a marine...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Internship
Biodiversity research for park management and community development
Internship Multiple

This internship falls under WCS’ strategy of being a hub for continuous skill transfer for future enthusiastic conservationists for Rwanda. The intern will be particularly attached to practical activities related...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving shorebirds through community engagement in the Red River Delta, Vietnam
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Vietnam lies within the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, which itself makes up the central part of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Declines of migratory shorebirds have been largely attributed to habitat loss,...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Hornbills and people: building an alliance for conservation in North Bengal, India
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Hornbills are indicators of the health of a forest ecosystem, but globally they are threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation and hunting. The North Bengal region in India (part of the...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Developing the communication, monitoring, evaluation and learning skills of an early-career Ugandan conservationist
Internship Multiple

The goal is to increase the visibility of WCS Uganda both nationally and internationally through communication, and support evidence-based programming, using creative solutions to document and publish our program strategies,...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Testing conservation and habitat restoration methods to preserve Rapa’s endemic avifauna
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The island of Rapa is a place of extraordinary biodiversity that includes the Critically Endangered Koko, the only fruit-dove of the Austral Archipelago (French Polynesia). Its off-shore uninhabited islets are...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Status of lion-tailed macaques in the Nilambur forests of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Lion-tailed macaques are endemic to the Western Ghats with an estimated population size of 3,500 individuals. Globally assessed as Endangered, these primates face threats from forest fragmentation and illegal hunting....View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Assessment of elasmobranch species status in Gabonese artisanal fisheries in Corisco Bay, Gabon
Internship Fish

WCS Gabon has managed an on-board observer programme for the industrial fleet, suggesting a total catch of around 240,000 rays per year in the industrial fishery. As several species of...View Project

Fish
Internship Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Combating the illegal trade of marine turtles in Palawan
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The islands of Palawan are a mega diverse hotspot torn apart by illegal mining, unregulated logging, unmanaged coastal development and active poaching. Nevertheless, its remote beaches still host some of...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile