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
Researching bird and mammal populations on the Liben Plain, Ethiopia
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The Liben Plain forms the last remnant of the southern Ethiopian rangelands - once Africa’s most productive pastures. It is an IBA, part of the South Ethiopian Highlands EBA and...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Survey of three potential Important Bird Areas in collaboration with students in Uzbekistan
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The inventory of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Uzbekistan has been implemented between 2006 and 2008. As a result 48 IBAs with a total territory of more than 2 million...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Community-based wildlife management in the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Community Reserve, Peru
Internship Multiple

The intern will receive training in methods and techniques used for the monitoring of key indicators and landscape species. Under the guidance of her supervisor, the intern will attend advanced...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Status and ecology of the Sokoke pipit in Zaraninge Forest, Tanzania
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Our study will focus on the endangered bird species, Sokoke pipit, which has a very small range, and its habitat is declining owing to clearance for cultivation, intensive charcoal production...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Community-based conservation of Lake Kuyucuk Ramsar site
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

For this project we will build on the awareness we created to secure a sustainable future for Lake Kuyucuk, its wildlife, and surrounding communities. We will lobby for strict protection...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Identification and protection of important bat caves in Turkey
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Many of the cave habitats that are important for bat populations in Turkey are under constant pressure due to factors such as cave tourism, construction of water dams, and stone...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal