Supported Projects

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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
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
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
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

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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
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
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
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
Future Conservationist Award
Distribution and abundance of Solomys ponceleti and S. salebrosus in Solomon Islands
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

This research project intends to investigate the distribution, habitat preference, and conservation status of two native giant rats Solomys ponceleti and S. salebrosus endemic to Choiseul and Bougainville Islands in...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of private lands for the protection of the Huemul in Central Chile
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Nevados de Chillan, an area spanning 560,000 hectares in Central Chile, contains the northernmost population of Huemul deer and is a globally recognized priority site for biodiversity conservation. The...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Ensuring effective conservation for endangered grassland birds in Uruguay
Future Conservationist Award Bird

Uruguay has natural grasslands covering 71% of the country that currently face numerous threats to their conservation. The major threat to this habitat is the use of land for forestation,...View Project

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird
Future Conservationist Award
Saving the blue-billed curassow: an emergency student conservation initiative
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Blue-billed Curassow (Crax alberti - local name “Paujil”), endemic to Colombia and the Nechí Endemic Bird Area (EBA), is one of the most critically endangered birds in existence. Intensive...View Project

Bird
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Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of Melocactus actinacanthus (Cactaceae)
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Melocactus actinacanthus is a critically endangered cactus in Cuba. The unique known population was strongly reduced by amateur collectors and habitat destruction. In fact, the current population size is less...View Project

Plant
Future Conservationist Award Plant
Future Conservationist Award
Behavioural ecology and conservation of Rhinopithecus avunculus in Vietnam
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Tonkin Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus (Presbytiscus) avunculus) is a critically endangered primate endemic to northern Vietnam. It remains relatively unstudied in comparison with the other members of the 'snub-nosed' group....View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Ecology and conservation of the endemic Nicobar flying fox (Pteropus faunulus) in the Nicobar Islands, India
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal

The Nicobar Bat project focuses on the conservation and ecology of the endemic fruit bat, Nicobar flying fox (Pteropus faunulus) in the Nicobar Islands of India. The proposed project is...View Project

Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award
Bat conservation Madagascar
Conservation Leadership Award Mammal

Bat Conservation Madagascar will conduct a series of projects designed to improve the capacity of Malagasy biologists to study bats and to provide relevant information on the ecology and conservation...View Project

Mammal
Conservation Leadership Award Mammal