Supported Projects

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Future Conservationist Award
Assessment and conservation of Cundinamarca antpitta at Farallon de Medina, Cundinamarca
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Cundinamarca antpitta is a very poorly known and endangered species. Recent field observations by the principal investigator strongly suggest than the species specializes in large-leaved herbs. The purpose of...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Assessing and mitigating the impacts of bycatch mortality of endangered loggerhead turtles, Baja California Sur
Internship Reptile

The critically endangered North Pacific loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) nests exclusively in Japan, and juveniles undertake developmental migrations that can last several decades and span the entire Pacific. Juvenile loggerheads...View Project

Reptile
Internship Reptile
Conservation Follow-up Award
Cebu black shama (Copsychus cebuensis) conservation project
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The endangered Black Shama (Copsycus cebuensis), endemic to Cebu Island, Philippines, survives in at least nine forest fragments with forest cover ranging from 30 to 1,200 hectares (Jakosalem et al.,...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Conservation of Oxyura leucocephala in Barabinskay lowland (Russia)
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

The project will be implemented in Barabinskaya lowland, the south-east part of Western Siberia. The aim of the project is to contribute to the development of the local work in...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Internship
Spatial ecology of wild cats in the Calden Forest: implications for conservation and management
Internship Mammal

Natural environments and native species densities in South America have been greatly reduced by of human activities such as agriculture, livestock farming, hunting and poaching.  Calden Forest, Argentina, is one...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award
Alder Amazon project: conservation across the Argentina-Bolivia border
Conservation Leadership Award Bird

Yungas forests are been degraded and lost at an alarming rate. In order to assure the conservation of these forests it is necessary to revert the unsustainable use that locals...View Project

Bird
Conservation Leadership Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Community-based wildlife monitoring in West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The "Heart of Borneo" Initiative aims to conserve the largest continuous rainforest in Southeast Asia through creating a network of wildlife corridors, protected and sustainable-use areas. Participation of local communities...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Facilitative conservation – crocodiles as a proactive conservation model, Lake Nasser
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

Since its inception, the field of conservation biology has been viewed as a reactionary discipline. While this may still be the case, it is clear that a shift is necessary...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Internship
Coral larvae distribution, settlement and early-survivorship at Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
Internship Invertebrate

One of the central interests in marine ecology is to assess the connectivity among populations; (i.e. the proportion of larvae or propagules that migrate from one population to the other)...View Project

Invertebrate
Internship Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of rare plants of Lake Baikal: monitoring of plants and education of local community
Future Conservationist Award Plant

The project will take place on the eastern shore of Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Russian Federal Government has recently designated this region as...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Internship
Subsistence hunting effects on Amazon wildlife within indigenous territories in Acre
Internship Multiple

Indigenous lands are currently considered essential to natural resources conservation in Brazilian Amazon, and local involvement in decision-making processes to manage resources is seen as the most feasible way to...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Community conservation actions for the Endangered Bolivian spinetail
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Inter-Andean dry forest in La Paz and Cochabamba departments of Bolivia is a restricted endemic habitat with many endemic threatened Cacti species. The endemic Endangered Bolivian spinetail is found...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of the Medemia argun and the Nubian Desert Oasis biodiversity in Egypt
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Medemia argun is a mysterious and little known palm, it occurs as very few populations in the Nubian Desert. Dungul oasis support the only known population in Egypt, other sites...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Conservation Follow-up Award
Habitat conservation of globally threatened spot-billed pelicans in Sri Lanka
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

Now we have identified main reasons for habitat degradation of Pelicans and other water birds who occupy the man made tanks in Sri Lanka. The man made tanks (previously home...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation action planning and Sakhalin taimen: Sakhalin, Russia
Future Conservationist Award Fish

A Conservation Action Plan (CAP) focused on Sakhalin taimen, the world's largest salmonid, will be prepared for the Langry and Bolshaya basins in Northwest Sakhalin. The CAP process assists and...View Project

Fish
Future Conservationist Award Fish
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of threatened wildlife in southwestern Amazonia – Brazil
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Many gaps in knowledge impede conservation actions for species of concern in Amazonia. Our study-sites are large protected areas within the known or potential range of several globally threatened and/or...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Involving local communities in conservation of the imperial eagle in Georgia
Future Conservationist Award Bird

During the last decade in Georgia, imperial eagle populations have dramatically declined (from 53 pairs in 1991 to 10-15 pairs in 2003). This decline is caused mainly by the influence...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Ecological impacts of upstream oil palm plantations on birds and primates in peninsular Malaysia
Internship Multiple

The establishment of commercial oil palm cultivation areas has caused massive tropical deforestation in Southeast Asia. Palm oil industry is perceived as the main threat to biodiversity despite being portrayed...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Expanding protected areas in Argun Midflow and bird monitoring network in Daurai ecoregion on Russia-China-Mongolia border
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

In 2007 we documented and publicized the fact that wetlands of Argun River are critically endangered due to lack of conservation management and expanding human pressures in the dry phase...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird