International Conservation Project Funders
- African Bird Club
The ABC's Conservation Program supports small conservation projects in Africa. Since 1996, it has supported a wide variety of projects including training courses, research into threatened species and promotion and awareness of conservation issues in Africa.
- Amazon Conservation Association
Amazon Conservation Association is offering a variety of grants for fieldwork in Amazonian Peru.
- American Bird Conservancy
ABC Small Grants Fund provides support for projects to conserve Endangered and Critically Endangered bird species in Latin America and the Caribbean. Grant requests can include funding requests for the development and implementation of conservation plans, the development of new protected areas, community development projects to protect key habitats, and other locally-based efforts to protect the sites identified. Expeditions to search for "Lost Species" will also be considered.
- American Society of Mammologists
Offers several conservation awards focused on mammal-related research for students.
- American Society of Primatologists
Awards and small grants for primate research.
- American Wildlife Research Foundation
The American Wildlife Research Foundation provides grants to initiate research and educational projects that will enhance the knowledge and management of our fish, wildlife and other natural resources. Additionally, they undertake special projects that impart critical conservation benefits to our global ecosystem.
- Bat Conservation International
BCI Student Scholarship Program: Each year, BCI sponsors students in conducting conservation-relevant research. The goal of this program is to support exceptionally talented students in research initiatives that will contribute new knowledge essential to conserving bats and the ecosystems they serve.
- Boticario Foundation
Nature Conservation Incentive Program provides funding for Brazilians working on protected areas, research on wildlife, etc.
- British Ecological Society
Provides numerous research grants for young ecologists, including expedition grants.
IUCN Red List of Threaten Species
Favorite Animal and Nature Photo
- Scotch Macaskill's Wildlife Pictures From Africa
- Tom Vaughan's Nature Photography
- Photo of Birds, Bugs, Fish, Mammals, and Reptiles.
- Kenya Wildlife Photos
Endangered Animal Case Studies
Rhinos, Elephant, Tigers and Bears
Geographic Location: Africa, Asia, and North America
One of the case studies shows that reestablish rhino populations on private land could enhance the status of rhinos in South Africa. Read More
Geographic Location: North America
Every year, about 2.5 million sharks are catched due to recreational and commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico and along the US Atlantic coast. Read More
Sea Turtle, Salmon and Steelhead
Geographic Location: US
Chemical waste affects sea turtles and other species in the Chesapeake Bay, MD, US. Read More
Geographic Location: California's Central Valley, US
Over the past 50 years, burrowing owls have been decreased due to urbanization and agricultural growth in California's Central Valley. Read More
Hornbill and Siberian Crane
Geographic Location: Asia
Commerical logging and plantation has caused rapid forest loss and threated many species. Read More
Geographic Location: Worldwide
Gray whales in the western Pacific is believed to be highly endangered while the eatern Pacific population of them was removed from the endangered species list in 1995. Read More. List of other case studies available at http://www.bagheera.com
Marine Park Management in Coral Harvest
Geographic Location: Queensland, Australia
Aquarium market makes coral reef harvesting a high income source. About 50 tons of live coral and living rock are harvested each year. Read More. List of other case studies available at http://www.colby.edu