Supported Projects

There are currently 819 projects with the selected filtering.

Future Conservationist Award
A feasibility study of reintroducing Chinese alligator to Yancheng Biosphere Reserve, Jiangsu Province, China
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis, is on the verge of becoming extinct in the wild due to loss of natural wetlands in the lower Yangzi River region. In 1983, a...View Project

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Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of threatened birds in Azerbaijan
Future Conservationist Award Bird

A rich diversity of landscape types in Azerbaijan creates ideal conditions for a high number of globally threatened species. Six species were selected for this project based on the fact...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Mannophryne olmonae: an ecological study in Tobago (Republic of Trinidad and Tobago)
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian

Mannophryne olmonae is a poorly studied endemic to Tobago, listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. The population has undergone a rapid decline, over the last three generations (Hardy, 2004)....View Project

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award
Chameleons for conservation: surveys and monitoring in Menabe Region Madagascar
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

We will make a quantitative assessment of chameleon populations across a gradient of habitat degradation in Menabe's dry forests. We will survey roosting chameleons at night from randomly located transects...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Internship
Participatory research towards the conservation of the Endangered-endemic river turtle Podocnemis lewyana in the Upper Magdalena River, Colombia
Internship Reptile

Podocnemis Lewyana, the Magdalena’s river turtle, is a fresh water threatened-endemic turtle species from the so-called Uraba-Magdalena eco-region in Colombia. It is considered endangered species (EN) in the IUCN red...View Project

Reptile
Internship Reptile
Conservation Follow-up Award
Bat count Philippines
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal

Flying-foxes are a conservation priority. They are not only endangered but are also important ecologically, valued by local communities, and may serve as umbrella species and charismatic flagships for conservation....View Project

Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Assessment of the traffic disturbance to Tibetan antelopes in Hoh-Xil national nature reserve
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal

The Tibetan Antelope or Chiru is listed in the IUCN Red List as a Threatened Species. Each year, Tibetan antelopes will migrate to the hinterland of Hoh-xil to give birth...View Project

Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of Tricholoma matsutake in Northwest Yunnan, China
Future Conservationist Award Plant

The ectomycorrhizal species Tricholoma matsutake has been exported since 1985 from southwest Yunnan, China. It has quickly eclipsed logging and pastorialism to become the major contribution to rural livelihood and...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Assessment of seabird bycatch in Peruvian artisanal fisheries
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Albatross and petrel bycatch in global fisheries has been a growing concern since the early 1990s. Information on seabird bycatch is scarce for the southeast Pacific. This gap makes difficult...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Saving the blue-billed curassow: implementing urgent conservation actions
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

Cracids are ecologically important primary forest birds that are highly susceptible to human disturbance from both hunting and habitat destruction, making ideal bio-indicators for forest monitoring and management, as well...View Project

Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Development of conservation measures for the Darevsky’s viper in the Caucasus
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The Darevsky's viper is critically endangered and found so far only in a small area in extreme N.W. Armenia adjacent to the border with Georgia. The principal threats are livestock...View Project

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Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Project Pawi: recovery of the Trinidad piping-guan
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Trinidad piping-guan, or pawi, is considered Critically Endangered due to its extremely small population, continuing habitat loss and illegal hunting. Our project addresses several priority actions proposed in Threatened...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Conservation Follow-up Award
Polillo Island, Philippines
Conservation Follow-up Award Reptile

Giant frugivorous monitor lizards are endemic to lowland dipterocarp the Philippine Islands. Their large size, inability to fly and dependence on a small number of relatively rare fruit resources mean...View Project

Reptile
Conservation Follow-up Award Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award
Vision 2005: an integrated conservation and development project for the Kikuyu escarpment forest
Conservation Leadership Award Multiple

Through this proposed project KENVO (Kijabe Environment Volunteers) hopes to diversify its voluntary awareness activities while still advocating for sound management and conservation of the Kikuyu Escarpment Forests. In doing...View Project

Multiple
Conservation Leadership Award Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Cambodian Turtle conservation project: extending chelonian research, education and conservation in Cambodia
Conservation Follow-up Award Reptile

This project proposes to build on the research results from our first year project and go to these next steps: 1) focused monitoring of the Endangered species we have found;...View Project

Reptile
Conservation Follow-up Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
YARÉ: Yariguíes assessment and research of endangered species
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Serranía de los Yariguíes is an isolated spur of Colombia’s Eastern Andean Cordillera. It straddles three endemic bird areas (EBAs), two of which are rated critical, but remains almost completely...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of an island endemic; Calayan rail (Gallirallus calayanensis)
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Calayan Rail (Gallirallus calayanensis), an endemic of Calayan Island in the Babuyan Islands, Philippines, was discovered and described last year by Allen et al. (2004) and was assigned a...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Comoro Islands rainforest and biodiversity conservation project
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Comoran rainforest is being rapidly degraded, mainly due to banana underplanting. We aim to help produce plans to slow this process, which is putting at risk many endemic and red...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Conservation Leadership Award
CROC – crocodile rehabilitation, observance and conservation, Philippines
Conservation Leadership Award Reptile

The endemic Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) is the most severally endangered crocodile species in the world. The species was rediscovered in 1999 on the island of Luzon which led to...View Project

Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Rainforest reserves for Critically Endangered Comorian fruit bats
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Motivated by the plight of a critically endangered fruit bat, Livingstone’s flying fox, and that of a range of other threatened species sharing its rapidly disappearing species-rich rainforest habitat in...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal