Interactive Grant Writing Workshop with the National Geographic Society

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Interactive Grant Writing Workshop with the National Geographic Society. Kuala Lumpur, July 26 & 27 The National Geographic Society (NGS) will be hosting an in-person and interactive workshop to assist potential applicants in developing project ideas and application materials while fostering collaboration and innovation. This 1.5 day workshop will be held on July 26 and 27, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The workshop is free for participants and NGS will cover meals on workshop days for workshop attendees (breakfast, lunch…

Chester Zoo announces William Oliver Philippine Champion Award

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The Chester Zoo William Oliver Philippine Champion Award 2019 honours the legacy of William Oliver (1947 – 2014); a dedicated champion for the wildlife of the Philippines.   Application deadline: 31st March 2019 Training dates: 10-30th October 2019 Contact more more details: conservation@chesterzoo.org The aims of the Award are: To financially and technically support six conservation projects in the Philippines that will have positive conservation impact To provide training in core and project-specific skills for the Filipino conservationists co-coordinating these…

Talk in Singapore on International Wildlife Trade Policy

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International wildlife trade and the role of the CITES Convention: Implementation, challenges, opportunities, priorities Join Dr Sue Lieberman in Singapore this Friday to discuss the growing problem of illegal wildlife trade, how governments implement regulations and what some of the challenges are. Date & time: 4pm, Friday 22nd February 2019 Speaker: Dr Sue Lieberman, Vice-President, International Policy, Wildlife Conservation Society Venue: Function Room, Botany Centre, 1 Cluny Road (Singapore Botanic Gardens) Find out more     Featured image by Wildlife…

2019 DICE MSc Scholarship – Apply now!

DICE MSc Scholarship 2019
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The Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) is advertising their 2019 DICE Msc Scholarship. This is an opportunity to receive a fully funded studentship on one of the taught Master’s in their Conservation Science and Management programme. The Scholarship is for one of the six Taught Master’s Courses offered at DICE, all starting in September 2019: MSc in Conservation Biology MSc in Conservation and International Wildlife Trade MSc in Conservation and Primate Behaviour MSc in Conservation and Project Management MSc…

Funding opportunity for ASAP partners and species: New Protected Areas

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Next round: The Rainforest Trust opens calls again for proposals to create new protected areas ASAP Partner, Rainforest Trust, has an open call for proposals. They are offering support for organisations across the tropics to create new protected areas for Critically Endangered and Endangered species. Rainforest Trust prioritizes projects in Key Biodiversity Areas with globally significant populations of Critically Endangered and Endangered species, following the A1(a) criterion of the KBA Standard. This opportunity is open to any NGO legally registered…

International Conservation Grants from Zoos Victoria – Now open!

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Zoos Victoria has announced their 2018-19 round of International Conservation Grants is open for applications. The grants are for projects that support wildlife conservation, outside Australia. Projects favoured are those that influence the adoption of conservation sensitive-behaviours. Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate meaningful on-ground benefits to wildlife and people. Applications can be made on-line on the Zoos Victoria website at https://www.zoo.org.au/fighting-extinction/international-programs-and-grants. Please note that the on-line application form and Application Guidelines can be found through the link. Applications will close on 30 September…

Postdoctoral Opportunity Working With Javan Slow Loris

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Oxford Brookes University is hiring a full-time postdoctoral fellow for two years, with the possibility to extend for a third year. The role will work part-time in Oxford, and part-time in Java Indonesia. The fellow will examine the impact of wildlife-friendly crop production on the diversity of insect and mammal pollinators and seed dispersers, including the Critically Endangered Javan slow loris. Java is one of of the most heavily populated islands on earth. Understanding the impact of farming practices on…

Interactive Grant Writing Workshop with the National Geographic Society

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The National Geographic Society (NGS) will be hosting an in-person and interactive workshop to assist potential applicants in developing project ideas and application materials while fostering collaboration and innovation. This one-and-a-half-day workshop will be held June 30-July 1, 2018, in Kuching, Malaysia. NGS will cover the costs of one additional night’s accommodation and meals on workshop days for workshop attendees. The workshop is intended to provide information about and practice developing key attributes of a successful NGS grant. In addition,…

WildCRU Diploma 2019

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Since 2009, the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) at University of Oxford has been running a postgraduate diploma in international wildlife conservation established specifically to provide training in applied conservation skills to promising conservationists from less-developed parts of the world, where such training may be difficult to obtain. Importantly, we have been able to sponsor most of our students each year (typical class size is 8 students – full or partial sponsorship). The application period for the 2019 course is…

Primate Innovation Award

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The Primate Innovation Award facilitates dialogue, ideas exchange and expertise sharing between primate-focused NGOs and charities. Two heads are often better than one which is why this Award recognizes forward-thinking charities for proposals that identify and implement synergies in the area of primate conservation. The Award is carried out in collaboration with International Primatological Society and the winners will be announced at the 27th International Primatological Society Congress which is held August 19 – 25, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. For details,…