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Successful Darwin Plus Projects Round 5

December 2, 2016

We are pleased to announce fifteen new projects and one fellowship under the Darwin Plus scheme – click here to see the full list! Darwin Plus grants are for projects working on environment or climate change issues in the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs), and cover a range of priority issues such as the control of invasive species […]

Credit - Jamie Manwell

September 2016 Newsletter – CITES CoP17

September 24, 2016

The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) – https://cites.org/cop17 – will take place from 24th September to 5th October 2016 and it is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa. To tie in with this, for this quarter’s newsletter we invited articles from projects that highlight their work relating to both the legal and illegal trade […]

Uganda 21-016 Chimp researcher 2 Credit D Wright

Mid-term Reviews for projects in Uganda and Mozambique

September 2, 2016

We are pleased to have recently uploaded two Mid-term Reviews for Darwin projects in Uganda and Mozambique: Alternative sustainable livelihood sources for forest edge hunting communities (21-016) in Uganda, led by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland – find the full Mid-term Review here Balancing conservation and livelihoods in the Chimanimani forest belt, Mozambique (21-006), led […]