Supported Projects

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Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of the Endangered Preuss’s monkey on the Obudu Plateau, Nigeria
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Preuss’s monkey (Allochrocebus preussi) is classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. In Nigeria, A. preussi is restricted to the montane forests of Cross River National Park, the...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Promoting sustainable fishing to conserve the last river dolphins in Nepal
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal

Reducing accidental entanglements and mortalities in fishing nets is one of the key challenges for ensuring the survival of the Ganges river dolphin population in the Karnali River, Nepal. This...View Project

Mammal
Conservation Follow-up 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
Population status, threats and conservation of the blue-winged goose in Ethiopia
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The blue-winged goose is an endemic waterfowl species, and the only member of the genus Cyanochen. It has a small declining population, roughly equating to 3,000-7,000 mature individuals, within a...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
‘Helping the skimmer skim’- Establishing a conservation model for Indian skimmers
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The Indian skimmer is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List and this species has almost become extinct from many countries in its distribution range in South-east Asia. Present...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Internship
Creating a safe haven for the Critically Endangered Barbados leaf-toed gecko
Internship Reptile

This internship will train a young conservation leader on how to plan and carry out practical conservation actions to secure and increase a population of the Critically Endangered and endemic...View Project

Reptile
Internship Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of threatened migratory and resident shorebirds in the Banco dos Cajuais, Brazil
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Banco dos Cajuais, located in the municipality of Icapuí, Ceará state, is recognized as an important stopover/wintering area for shorebirds that are priority species in the National Action Plan...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Protecting priority nesting sites for Craveri’s murrelet in Mexico
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

Through our previous CLP project, we assessed the conservation status of the Craveri’s murrelet in the Gulf of California, Mexico, and developed a conservation action plan to address its main...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Reducing human-giraffe conflict along the Kenya-Somalia border
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The reticulated giraffe has experienced greater than 80% population declines and is currently listed as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). About 90% of reticulated giraffes...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
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
Future Conservationist Award
Small felid conservation in an endangered ecosystem in Bolivia
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Worldwide, the information on small felids compared to larger felids species is limited. In Bolivia, seven species of small felids are registered, and there is a possibility that the southern...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation actions and invertebrates investigation in Sataplia-Tskaltubo karst caves, Georgia
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

Cave-dwelling invertebrates in the Sataplia-Tskaltubo karst cave massif of the Imereti region, western Georgia, have been poorly investigated. Only 34% of the 49 caves have been studied biospeleologically (i.e., the...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award
The snaring disaster and optimistic solutions for in situ wildlife conservation in Vietnam and Laos
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The Critically Endangered large-antlered muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis) is one of several threatened endemic species in the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam and Laos. These species are under high pressure from intensive...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Development of catching techniques and tagging of the red-breasted goose by satellite transmitters in Kazakhstan
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The main purpose of the project is to develop a method for catching and tagging red-breasted geese (Rufibrenta ruficollis) with satellite transmitters at migration stopover places in northern Kazakhstan. Northern...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Occupancy modelling to determine wildlife corridors at Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

This project will carry out multi-species occupancy modelling for the western boundary of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park (MPNP) in Botswana to assess the main transgression points that species use...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Protecting endangered plant species of the mecrusse forest in Panda, Mozambique
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Mozambique is home to several endangered plant species. However, there is little scientific information about them and some of them occur in very specific environments or with very restricted distribution...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Socio-scientific research on sawfish populations in Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Fish

Sawfishes, also known as carpenter sharks, are the only elasmobranchs included in Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), which prohibits any commercial trade in...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Conservation Follow-up Award
Recovering the Critically Endangered El Rincon stream frog in Patagonia, Argentina
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian

With just a handful of isolated sub-populations remaining in the wild, the El Rincon stream frog (Pleurodema somuncurense) is the most critically endangered frog in Patagonia. The recent expansion of...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian
Internship
Understanding the impact of sap harvesting on dragon trees in Cape Verde
Internship Plant

The dragon tree (Dracaena draco; globally VU) is one of only five native trees of Cape Verde, and its Cape Verdean variant was recently described as a Critically Endangered sub-species...View Project

Plant
Internship Plant
Future Conservationist Award
An amphibian strategy for the consolidation of the Páramo de Sonsón action plan in Colombia
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

The purpose of this project is to evaluate the population status of three threatened frog species (Pristimantis leopardus VU, Andinobates opisthomelas VU, and Hyloscirtus antioquia VU). These species are in...View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian