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 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,…

Call for ZSL 2019-2021 EDGE Fellowship applications

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ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Programme is now accepting applications for 2019-2021 EDGE Fellowships. The list of eligible species is attached (relevant ASAP species are highlighted in yellow) along with Fellowship advert. For more information please visit: This is a great opportunity for early to mid-career conservationists to gain new skills and work on poorly known ASAP species. The EDGE Fellowship ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme is the only global conservation initiative focusing specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount…

Croeni Foundation Almost Famous Award 2017 – Now Open!

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The Croeni Foundation has announced a new round of the Almost Famous Award 2017, putting a spotlight on neglected animal species on the brink of extinction. This award hopes to help raise awareness and funds to these lesser known Critically Endangered species. For full announcement and to find out more please visit the Croeni Foundation website Deadline: 15th October, 2017 Photo credit: Yoeung Sun Share this news story

Croeni Foundation Announces the Spring 2016 Winner of the Almost Famous Award

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Croeni Foundation has announced Save Vietnam’s Wildlife as the Spring 2016 winner of the ALMOST FAMOUS AWARD and the recipient of the SGD5,000 prize. The Almost Famous Award gives a voice to species that most people do not know exist and hopes to help raise awareness and funds to increase the survival chance of the lesser known endangered animals. The winning organization, Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, is a national nonprofit committed to protecting and increasing populations of threatened wildlife in Vietnam…

The National Geographic Foundation for Science and Exploration in Asia Calls for Proposals

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The National Geographic Foundation for Science and Exploration in Asia calls for proposals related to Research, Conservation and Exploration. ASAP species qualify for the Research and Conservation categories of the grants. The grant program is open to residents of Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam to work anywhere in the world. Grants for Young Explorers Grants (YEG) are also awarded through this program. These…

‘Almost Famous’ Award Announced by the Croeni Foundation

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The Croeni Foundation has announced an award for “Almost Famous” species and the first award will be given to an ASAP species. The “Almost Famous” award gives a voice to species most of us don’t know exist and we might not know enough yet to keep it in existence. The award hopes to help raise awareness and funds to increase the survival chance of unknown endangered animals. For more information on the award criteria, please visit Share this news story