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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Protecting Biodiversity of the East Melanesian Islands

The CEPF invites applications for small (less than US$20 thousand) and large (over US$20 thousand) grants in support of conserving biodiversity of the East Melanesian Islands. The focus is the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and the islands region of Papua New Guinea. Eligibility for funding extends to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research […]

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Cambridge University — Masters in Conservation Leadership 2018-2019

The Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership invites applications for entry in 2018. The full-time masters program during one year is aimed at graduates of leadership potential with at least three to five years of experience relevant to biodiversity conservation. Two scholarship programmes help support students from developing countries. The application deadline is 06 December 2017. About […]

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Heliconia Society International — Small Grants for Student Research

The Heliconia Society International makes small grants supporting research on any aspects of the botany and horticulture of the Zingiberales conducted by graduate and post-doctoral students enrolled at recognized universities and research institutions. Annual grants are US$1,000. Awardees will also receive one year’s free membership to the HSI, and a summary of their research proposal […]

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Holohil Systems Ltd. — Transmitters for Wildlife Conservation

Holohil Systems Ltd. supplies radio-tracking equipment and related services for wildlife research and management. Holohil manages a grant program to offer transmitters at a reduced or no cost for projects focusing on wildlife species of especially high research and/or conservation value. Holohil will contribute up to CDN$2,500 toward the purchase of transmitters, and it will […]

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U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — Sea Turtle Conservation in the Western Hemisphere 2018

The NFWF has developed a 10-year strategy to improve the recovery of sea turtle populations in the Western Hemisphere. The 2018 grant cycle will focus on turtle conservation in Florida. Projects outside of Florida, or that indirectly influence sea turtles in Florida, are also eligible for funding if they support the goals and objectives of […]

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African World Heritage Fund — Grants for World Heritage Conservation

The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) provides grants to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the state of conservation of World Heritage properties located in Africa. Project activities are restricted to African government institutions involved in the management and protection of World Heritage sites, both cultural and natural, as defined by UNESCO. The […]

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Pacsafe Turtle Fund — Grants for Sea Turtle Conservation 2018

The Pacsafe Turtle Fund supports the worldwide conservation of endangered sea turtles such as the leatherback, loggerhead, green, and hawksbill turtles. The current application period closes on 30 September 2017. Applicants should contact Pacsafe by email (sschlipper@pacsafe.com) to request more information and an application form. More about the fund

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World Academy of Sciences — Visiting Expert Programme 2017

The TWAS Visiting Expert Programme supports visits of internationally renowned scientists to research institutions located in developing countries, especially least-developed countries. Only persons who have attained international recognition in their fields of science will be considered for support. Nominations of women are particularly welcomed. Applications are made jointly by the host institution in the developing […]

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United Nations Environment Program — Fighting Plastic in the Oceans

UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic are sponsoring a worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight the increasing problem of plastic in oceans. The winners in each of four categories of the competition will attend the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference in California (March 2018), and will receive free mentorship to help them develop […]

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Amphibian Ark — Seed Grants

Amphibian Ark calls for proposals in a second round of seed grants in 2017. The program offers competitive grants of US$5 thousand to fund start-up ex situ rescue projects for amphibian species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. The program is open worldwide; many past grants have been awarded in Latin America. Projects […]

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