Supported Projects

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Internship
Building data sets for coastal wetland sites and species factsheets in the Middle East
Internship Multiple

The intern will contribute to WBDB (BirdLife International Data Zone) and establish a dataset with key information to enable the coastal areas situation analysis planned for a later stage, to...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Frontier social conservation action and research on horseshoe crabs in Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate

Horseshoe crabs are marine and brackish water arthropods fully protected by the Decree of the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry Regulation No.20/2018 and Government Regulations No.7/1999. As a marine...View Project

Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award Invertebrate
Future Conservationist Award
Conserving shorebirds through community engagement in the Red River Delta, Vietnam
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Vietnam lies within the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, which itself makes up the central part of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Declines of migratory shorebirds have been largely attributed to habitat loss,...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Training the next generation of biologists to help save elephants and lions in Nigeria
Internship Mammal

The goal of the internship with WCS in Yankari Game Reserve is to provide field training and conservation experience to a young Nigerian biologist so that he may acquire the...View Project

Mammal
Internship Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Hornbills and people: building an alliance for conservation in North Bengal, India
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Hornbills are indicators of the health of a forest ecosystem, but globally they are threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation and hunting. The North Bengal region in India (part of the...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Testing conservation and habitat restoration methods to preserve Rapa’s endemic avifauna
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The island of Rapa is a place of extraordinary biodiversity that includes the Critically Endangered Koko, the only fruit-dove of the Austral Archipelago (French Polynesia). Its off-shore uninhabited islets are...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Internship
Creating a safer environment for seabirds on Príncipe island
Internship Bird

This internship will introduce Yanik to the field of conservation, by giving her the opportunity to participate in data collection and processing and coordination of relevant seabird-related projects on Príncipe...View Project

Bird
Internship Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Status of lion-tailed macaques in the Nilambur forests of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Lion-tailed macaques are endemic to the Western Ghats with an estimated population size of 3,500 individuals. Globally assessed as Endangered, these primates face threats from forest fragmentation and illegal hunting....View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Biodiversity research for park management and community development
Internship Multiple

This internship falls under WCS’ strategy of being a hub for continuous skill transfer for future enthusiastic conservationists for Rwanda. The intern will be particularly attached to practical activities related...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Combating the illegal trade of marine turtles in Palawan
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The islands of Palawan are a mega diverse hotspot torn apart by illegal mining, unregulated logging, unmanaged coastal development and active poaching. Nevertheless, its remote beaches still host some of...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award
Community-based conservation of red panda in Arunachal, India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Habitat destruction coupled with hunting and feral dog attacks have become global concerns for red panda populations. Arunachal Pradesh harbours the largest number of red pandas in India but ironically,...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Developing the communication, monitoring, evaluation and learning skills of an early-career Ugandan conservationist
Internship Multiple

The goal is to increase the visibility of WCS Uganda both nationally and internationally through communication, and support evidence-based programming, using creative solutions to document and publish our program strategies,...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
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