Supported Projects

There are currently 820 projects with the selected filtering.

Future Conservationist Award
Assessing bird species richness in shade-grown coffee farms, Chiapas, Mexico
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The purpose of this project is to determine richness of insectivorous bird species in forest remnants and shade-grown coffee farms in the pine-oak forest near El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve in...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Coordinating working groups to implement the BirdLife Africa Species Programme
Internship Bird

The primary objectives of the internship are: 1) to support coordination of the international Working Groups for Lesser Flamingo, White-winged Flufftail and Madagascar Pond-heron, to ensure active cooperation and successful...View Project

Bird
Internship Bird
Conservation Leadership Award
Improving Community Capacity for Salmon Conservation on Sakhalin Island, Russia
Conservation Leadership Award Fish

The remaining population of the endangered Sakhalin taimen, an ancient apex predator salmonid, is centered on Sakhalin island, Russia. The population continues to be on severe decline due to impacts...View Project

Fish
Conservation Leadership Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Saving pangolin and sea turtles from being eaten in Guangzhou restaurants, China
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Guangzhou city has a long history of bush meat consumption is the most important hub of illegal wildlife trade in China, driving species like pangolin and sea turtles into extinction....View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Internship
Implementing the Oceanscapes policy framework in Fiji
Internship Multiple

This internship will develop a future woman leader in the Pacific. The intern will have developed understanding of the Pacific Oceanscape framework implementation in political and sustainable economical contexts under...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Building capacity to manage watershed impacts on the Belize Barrier Reef
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

The Belize Barrier Reef is under threat from activities occurring in the watersheds draining to it. This project aims to build capacity to monitor the threats to this World Heritage...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Conservation Leadership Award
Building the capacity of local institutions to lead seabird conservation initiatives in Peru
Conservation Leadership Award Bird

Piura State's artisanal fishing fleet is the largest in Peru, which overlaps and interacts with endangered and threatened seabirds. However, little research or conservation efforts have addressed these issue. Increased...View Project

Bird
Conservation Leadership Award Bird
Internship
Policy and markets internship: towards a greener and more sustainable economy
Internship Multiple

The intern is to support the overall Conservation South Africa (CSA) vision of supporting South Africa's movement towards a greener economy through conservation, restoration and sustainable use of healthy ecosystems....View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving threatened Polylepis forests to maintain ecosystem services in Bolivia
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Polylepis forests are threatened high Andean ecosystems that provide important ecosystem services. We aim to raise public awareness of the importance of Polylepis forests for water catchment and climate change....View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving wild goats in the Peramagroon and Barzan mountain
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Wild goats (Capran aegagrus) in Iraq are under strong conservation pressure due to hunting and habitat loss. This project aims to protect the wild population of wild goats and their...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award
Conserving the Critically Endangered Darevsky’s viper in Lake Arpi National Park, Armenia
Conservation Leadership Award Reptile

The Darevsky's viper is an endemic Armenian snake classified as Critically Endangered by the IUCN Red List and the Red Data Book of Armenia. This project aims to continue our...View Project

Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award Reptile
Internship
Supporting terrestrial and aquatic management approaches to conservation and community development on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua
Internship Multiple

The overall objective is to provide a future conservation leader with on-the-job training and exposure to the day-to- day workings of a conservation NGO. The specific internship objective is to...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of Christmas Island frigatebird in West Java, Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Critically Endangered Christmas Island frigatebird breeds only on Christmas Island. However, 10-20% of the world population is regularly present in the Sunda Straits and Jakarta Bay, Indonesia. Both sites...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Supporting gazelle conservation through the Rare Pride Campaign in Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe
Internship Mammal

The WCS Eastern Steppe internship will provide the intern with broad exposure to the challenges and opportunities associated with conserving the world’s largest intact temperate grassland, Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe.  The...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of endemic titi monkeys through strategic outreach in Bolivia
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Bolivian endemic titi monkeys (Callicebus olallae and C. modestus) are Endangered (IUCN, 2010) and have an extremely restricted distributional range in fragmented forests in Southwestern Beni Department. Both species...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Meet the last population of the Marquesan kingfisher in French Polynesia
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Marquesan kingfisher (Todiramphus godeffroyi) became a Critically Endangered species on the IUCN red list in 2009 because one of the two populations of this species was declared extinct in...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of threatened fish species of the Mekong Ramsar Site, Cambodia
Future Conservationist Award Fish

The Mekong River has long been known for its importance as a source of biodiversity and as the primary livelihood (e.g. fishing) for many Cambodians. Natural resources have declined dramatically...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Internship
Bringing the wild into the classroom: online conservation for Chilean teachers
Internship Multiple

The specific objectives of the intern are to: (1) receive formal training in environmental education and biological conservation; (2) learn about WCS’ conservation vision in Chile and how WCS works...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Strategies for community-based coral reef conservation in Sumbawa Island, Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

Despite the fact that Sumbawa Island, Indonesia, lies within the Coral Triangle, coral reefs here are poorly studied and conservation initiatives are nonexistent. Meanwhile, the reefs are threatened by unsustainable...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award
Assessing threats to bird conservation in proposed Important Bird Areas of Macedonia
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Declining and unsustainable populations of lesser kestrel, imperial eagle and Egyptian vulture in proposed IBAs in Macedonia indicate severe human impact and lack of conservation measures and efforts. Assessments of...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird