Supported Projects

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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
A desk-based review of illegal killing and capture of birds in sub-Saharan Africa
Internship Bird

The illegal killing, capture and trading of birds (IKB) is one of the threats faced by migratory birds in the African-Eurasian Flyway region. BirdLife International is actively addressing this problem...View Project

Bird
Internship Bird
Internship
Building capacity for locally-led and participatory MPA development and monitoring
Internship Multiple

Ith Srey will have a key role in developing and delivering training for local stakeholders, with the aim of building her capacity for future Marine Protected Area (MPA) development and...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
A carnivore conservation initiative in north-eastern forest reserves of Bangladesh
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

The mixed evergreen forest reserves of north-eastern Bangladesh are known for a rich mammal assemblage. The reserves, the northern fringes of the Baramura-Atharamura-Longtharai Hills, are under formal protections encompassing two...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Internship
Monitoring and Nominating Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas in Ghana
Internship Bird

Joseph will provide regional support to BirdLife International Partners regarding Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) monitoring and updates, and Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) nomination. This will take the form...View Project

Bird
Internship Bird
Internship
Future-proofing endangered species conservation in Anguilla
Internship Multiple

The goal of this internship is to train an emerging conservation leader on the impacts of climate change on Anguilla’s endangered plant and reptile species and the development and implementation...View Project

Multiple
Internship Multiple
Future Conservationist Award
Roost and habitat protection for short-tailed roundleaf bats in Nigeria
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Previously thought to occur only in Cameroon and Bioko (an island in Equatorial Guinea), the short-tailed roundleaf bat (Hipposideros curtus) was recently discovered in Nigeria by our team in 2016....View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Testing snow leopard human-wildlife conflict prevention measures in Tajikistan
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Human wildlife conflict (HWC) poses a significant threat to snow leopards and human livelihoods in the Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan. In particular, mass livestock killings by snow leopards inside corrals occur...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal
Future Conservationist Award
Small felid conservation in an endangered ecosystem in Bolivia
Future Conservationist Award Mammal

Worldwide, the information on small felids compared to larger felids species is limited. In Bolivia, seven species of small felids are registered, and there is a possibility that the southern...View Project

Mammal
Future Conservationist Award Mammal