Supported Projects

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Future Conservationist Award
University of East Anglia Kackar expedition, Turkey 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

An ecological survey of the threatened Caucasian blackcock (Tetrao miokosiewicizi), to establish its population status and habitat requirements, and identify possibly threats to the bird and its habitat from hunting,...View Project

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Search for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in eastern Cuba 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

This project surveyed the last forests in Cuba from where this critically endangered species was last seen in March 1987. During the entire expedition not a single Ivory-billed woodpecker was...View Project

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Study and conservation of the monkseal in Mauritania
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The biology of the monk seal, the world's most endangered seal species, is poorly known. This project carried out research on monk seal biology (reproduction, census, habitat) and on causes...View Project

Mammal
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Nakanai ’93: an Oxford University expedition to New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
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The original plan, a survey of the montane avifauna of the Nakani Mountain range, New Britain Island, had to be abandoned due to access problems. In collaboration with the Pacific...View Project

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Pato serrucho ’93
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus) is one of the planet's rarest species of wildfowl, with an estimated population of fewer than 250 individuals. Three conservation biologists from the UK and...View Project

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Colombian weasel project 1993
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The Colombian Weasel (Mustela felepei) has only recently been discovered and has never been studied in the wild. Two British and three Colombians are hoping to instigate a detailed study...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Sumba forest conservation project
Conservation Follow-up Award Bird

Following Manchester Metropolitan University's successful conservation research projects in 1989 and 1992 - which assessed population sizes, status and habitat associations of the restricted-range bird species of the Indonesian island...View Project

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Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Flores/Sumbawa conservation project, Indonesia 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

A survey of the remaining forests and the threatened endemic birds of Flores and Sumbawa. Ornithological inventories were produced to support current initiatives for the creation of protected areas in...View Project

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Way Kambas ’93: Southampton University expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

An ecological survey of Way Kambas to establish whether this is a suitable refuge and alternative habitat for a breeding nucleus of endangered Javan rhioceros to be translocated from Ujung...View Project

Mammal
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Ornithological survey of the coast of Libya, 1993
Future Conservationist Award Bird

The team worked in collaboration with the Marine Biology Research Centre at Tajura. The group rediscovered the Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis) as a breeding bird in Libya. Two breeding...View Project

Bird
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Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Laos ’92/’93: A rainforest conservation project
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

The expedition surveyed wildlife resources of two protected areas. Information was obtained on the distribution of many key bird and mammal species (including Kouprey, Elephant, Dhole, Gibbon, Peafowl, Giant Ibis,...View Project

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Future Conservationist Award
Oakham school expedition to Madagascar 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

Dry Forest is threatened by the demands of an increasing population for charcoal and land. This project is an attempt to build on the existing structure to create plantations of...View Project

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Future Conservationist Award
Project Canopy, Paraguay ’92
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

Forest in Paraguay is in serious danger from development. The expedition surveyed birds and mammals in remnant patches of humid subtropical rainforest in collaboration with local conservation groups. Six sites...View Project

Multiple
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Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge Tanzania rainforest project 1992
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

A survey of threatened birds and mammals in several tropical montane forest blocks was implemented, to assess their relative importance for conservation. Species lists were made and approximate densities of...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Njule 92: an Oxford University expedition to Tanzania 1992
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

New transect techniques were used to determine the relative densities and the distribution of the Black-and-rufous Elephant shrew, Rhynchocyon petersi (Kiswahili name: Njule) in several natural forest habitats including the...View Project

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Nottingham University Bolivia Project 1992
Future Conservationist Award Bird

A team of six British and five Bolivian students carried out surveys of the reserve's avifauna and established collaborative links between the two institutions involved. Problems were encountered due to...View Project

Bird
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Future Conservationist Award
Cambridge-Royal Holloway & Bedford Amazon 1992: A Cambridge-Royal Holloway & Bedford expedition to Colombia 1992
Future Conservationist Award Multiple

5 British students worked with 3 Colombians from Universidad Nacional de Colombia to produce the first records of the birds, bats, invertebrates and plants of the white sand rainforests of...View Project

Multiple
Future Conservationist Award Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award
Proyecto Rio Nambi 1992: Colombia ’92, Cambridge rainforest project
Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple

As a result of findings from their 1991 project - which included the discovery of a new species of bird for science - 2,000 ha of pristine forest was purchased...View Project

Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Oxford University conservation expedition to Mexico 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

A study of the status and population ecology of some endangered Mexican cactus populations, including searching for new localities of the rarest species. Assessments of the major threats to the...View Project

Plant
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Future Conservationist Award
Trinidad 1992
Future Conservationist Award Plant

An ecological investigation of the native tree Penny Piece, (Pouteria multiflora), which has edible fruit of potential economic and commercial value. The programme will assess current resource management schemes of...View Project

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