Supported Projects

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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
Future Conservationist Award
Reducing human-giraffe conflict along the Kenya-Somalia border
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The reticulated giraffe has experienced greater than 80% population declines and is currently listed as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). About 90% of reticulated giraffes...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Coral reef conservation in the largest Brazilian Marine Protected Area
Conservation Follow-up Award Invertebrate

Coral reefs are threatened by pressure from tourists, overfishing, pollution, and climate change. Due to this series of impacts, reefs have been dramatically reduced all around the world and up...View Project

Invertebrate
Conservation Follow-up Award Invertebrate
Internship
Investigating Sustainable Coastal Tourism and Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in Cambodia
Internship Multiple

The fundamental tenet underpinning this internship work is that the increase in tourism (pre-COVID-19) in Koh Rong Marine National Park must consider options to ensure that growth in tourism does...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Internship
Strengthening bio-monitoring for protected area management in Chimanimani National Park, Mozambique
Internship Multiple

This internship will provide practical field and protected area management experience to a young Mozambican conservation scientist, whilst tackling one of the pressing needs in Chimanimani National Park, which was...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of the Endangered Salim Ali’s fruit bat in Western Ghats, India
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Salim Ali’s fruit bat (Latidens salimalii), one of the three rarest bats in the world, is an evolutionarily distinct, monotypic and endangered frugivorous bat species endemic to the southern Western...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Conservation Follow-up Award
Ensuring harlequin toad conservation in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian

Harlequin toads (Atelopus) are the most threatened group of amphibians in the world, with 81% of species classified as Endangered or Critically Endangered. Disease transmission by the Bd fungus and...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Follow-up Award Amphibian
Internship
Establishing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and improving MPA/fisheries management in Cambodia
Internship Multiple

The goal of this internship is to promote inclusion and build the skills of female conservationists. This will be achieved by facilitating the research skills development of BSc/ MSc research...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Conservation of black softshell turtles in Assam, northeast India
Future Conservationist Award Reptile

The black softshell turtle was thought to be extinct in the wild, only being known from a sacred pond at the Bostami shrine in Bangladesh. Recent records from Nagaland, West...View Project

Reptile
Future Conservationist Award Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award
Range-wide action to safeguard the Critically Endangered Togo slippery frog
Conservation Leadership Award Amphibian

The Togo slippery frog is a high priority Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) amphibian endemic to few sites in Ghana and Togo. Rapid forest loss, human consumption, and the...View Project

Amphibian
Conservation Leadership Award Amphibian