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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Natural History Book Store — Gratis Books in Ecology and Conservation

NHBS supports science and conservation by supplying wildlife and environment books and equipment. In its Gratis Books Scheme, NHBS collaborates with other UK-based organizations to donate books on ecology and conservation to worthy recipients in the developing world. Individuals may request a book for themselves or suggest it for others. All applications will be considered […]

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U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — Conservation of Pacific Sea Turtles 2017

The Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program makes grants for conservation, protection, and management actions supporting the recovery of Pacific sea turtle species listed as endangered. The program will make grants for management and outreach on Oahu (Hawaii), and for international projects that affect the conservation of sea turtles in U.S. territories […]

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São Paulo Research Foundation — Brazil/USA Research in Biodiversity 2017

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) invite researchers to submit 5-year projects for scientific cooperation through their programs, BIOTA and Dimensions of Biodiversity. Research projects must integrate the three dimensions of biodiversity: genetic, phylogenetic, and functional. Researchers associated with public or private higher education or research institutions in […]

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Marine Mammal Commission — Marine Mammals at Extreme Risk

The Marine Mammal Commission invites proposals on populations of marine mammals critically threatened by direct or indirect human impacts. Projects can address research and conservation, or outreach and connectivity. Priority will be given to proposals focused on the vaquita porpoise. The maximum grant is US$20 thousand. The submission deadline is 10 January 2017. Link

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens — Botany in Action Fellowships

The Botany in Action Fellowship program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists. Subject areas include ethnobotany, plant diversity and conservation, landscape and brownfield restoration, and others. The program is open to Ph.D. students of any nationality who are conducting plant-based scientific research at U.S. graduate […]

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Japan Fund for Global Environment — Conservation Grants 2017

The Fund makes grants to legally registered non-profit organizations in Japan and developing countries for field projects in environmental conservation. Each non-Japanese applicant needs to have an agent in Japan to communicate and apply in Japanese language on behalf of the applicant. For continuing projects, the application period is 16 November 2016 through 14 December […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — African Elephant Conservation Fund 2017

The African Elephant Conservation Fund invites project proposals for the conservation of African elephants. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in elephant conservation. Grants range from US$200 thousand to US$400 thousand for conservation projects at priority sites, but requests for smaller grants are […]

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International Association for Plant Taxonomy — Research in Plant Systematics

The IAPT announces the 2017 round of its competitive grants program in plant systematics, with emphasis on funding students and young investigators in developing countries, but open to applicants worldwide. The award should preferably be used for supporting travel to institutions, laboratory investigations, or fieldwork (if this includes interaction with in-country specialists). The maximum grant […]

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Fondation Nature & Decouvertes — Nature Protection in France and Africa 2017

Fondation Nature & Decouvertes supports projects for nature protection, environmental education, and public awareness in France.  Additionally, a few grants support projects with similar themes in Francophone Africa. The next application deadline for environmental education projects (funding of €8 thousand to €25 thousand) is 01 February 2017. Applications for small projects (“coup de main”) ranging […]

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Tusk Trust — Awards for African Conservation 2017

The Tusk Conservation Awards highlight achievements of individuals working for conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa is awarded to a distinguished individual for exceptional contribution over a minimum of 25 years. The Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa is awarded to an individual with a minimum of five years […]

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