Supported Projects

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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
Internship
Research and educational outreach for the Bangladesh cetacean diversity project
Internship Mammal

The intern will help the Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project’s (BCDP) research team with ongoing dolphin surveys and do calibration of the captains who are engaged with the dolphin survey to...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conflict and conservation: Wild yak on Tibetan Plateau in China
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Lack of information about population status and biological knowledge of the wild yak (Bos mutus) is a serious problem when conservation initiative are planed for this unique species on the...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Trans-boundary amphibian conservation in the Ailao Mountain Range, China
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian

The Ailao Mountain Range is a trans-boundary region encompassing numerous important protected areas in China and Vietnam. The area is considered a biodiversity hotspot due to its high diversity and...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award
Community-based reptile conservation in karst forests of southern China
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

Lack of information about population status and biological knowledge of the The Karst forest of northwestern Guangdong harbors several endangered reptile species. With continuing illegal hunting and habitat degradation, reptiles...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Bird species survey in Boni and Dodori Forest Reserves, north coast of Kenya
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Boni and Dodori's potential as an Important Bird Area (IBA) has been prone to insecurity in the past, and for a long time, researchers were not been able to visit...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Building capacity for community-based conservation in Cap Esterias, Gabon
Internship Multiple

The objectives of the internship are two-fold: strengthening skills that will strongly benefit Innocent’s project (computer skills, database use, engaging international partners, promoting conservation programmes, budget management, fund raising, setting...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Ecological studies to conserve the endemic Philippine forest turtle, Palawan, Philippines
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The Palawan endemic Philippine Forest Turtle (Siebenrockiella leytensis) ranks among the top 25 most Critically Endangered turtles in the world. Knowledge on this species' habitat requirements and reasons for the...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Conservation Follow-up Award
From fish spawning aggregations to effective Marine Protected Areas in Brazil
Conservation Follow-up Award Fish

This follow-up initiative aims to provide support for the expansion and adaptive co-management of the Abrolhos Bank Marine Protected Area (MPA) network, Brazil. Results from the initial award backed-up proposals...View Project

Fish
Conservation Follow-up Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
The Pinstripe Damba: Endemic fish conservation in Madagascar
Future Conservationist Award Fish

The pinstripe damba, a Critically Endangered species of fish thought to be extinct, was rediscovered at Lake Tseny in Madagascar in 2010 by a team from Madagasikara Voakajy, Denver Zoo...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Assessing the impact of electric power lines on birds in the Central Kazakhstan Steppe
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Central Kazakhstan steppe comprises a very large area crossed by thousands of kilometres of power-lines. These man-made structures are thought to be advantageous for birds that use the treeless steppe...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Data management in the Albertine Rift and the Greater Virunga Landscape, Uganda
Internship Multiple

The internship is designed to provide training and experience for the intern in data management, analyses and presentation. This will also strengthen WCS’s data management capabilities by strengthening our systems...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving endemic and globally threatened fish in Lake Manguao, Palawan, Philippines
Future Conservationist Award Fish

The endemic fish fauna of Lake Manguao is poorly known and increasingly threatened by habitat conversion and introduction of exotic species. This project aims to develop appropriate management, conservation, and...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Survey of Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee in the Oban Hills, Nigeria
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee, recognised as a distinct species within the last decade, is the most endangered of four currently recognized chimpanzee subspecies, which combined have a remaining population of between...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of unique ecosystems for ecotourism in Kamchatka, Russia
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The Kamchatka peninsula has a high concentration of unique conservation objects, but also a rapidly developing ecotourism system. Unreasonable management of vulnerable ecosystems may lead to their significant modification, and...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple