Conservation & Sustainable Development

MacArthur's conservation grantmaking aims to preserve ecosystems and species and to promote development that respects the environment. Read our strategy

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Rediscovery of 'Asian Unicorn' Raises Hopes Among Conservationists thumbnail

Rediscovery of 'Asian Unicorn' Raises Hopes Among Conservationists

The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, was photographed for the first time in 15 years in Vietnam by a camera trap set by the World Wildlife Fund. Read More

FREE DC EVENT: Nov. 20 Preview, panel, reception for #DocFilm @ARiverChanges at @NatGeo http://t.co/phlZEyi2zD #Cambodia #Conservation

Work on #conservation or #Cambodia issues in DC? Join free preview, panel for #DocFilm @ARiverChanges at @NatGeo http://t.co/phlZEyi2zD

"Kimbe Bay Coral Reefs: Paradise Revisited"

National Geographic Read More

Join us w @NatGeo @StimsonCenter @TheWCS @ConservationOrg @nature_org for @ARiverChanges #DocFilm preview 11/20 in DC http://t.co/OVh2koUqk0

Mapping Project Reveals Gold Mining Ravaging Peru thumbnail

Mapping Project Reveals Gold Mining Ravaging Peru

For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon. Read More

Kalyanee Mam of @ARiverChanges talks to @NPR about changes in #Cambodia http://t.co/8Xgd1xkpTL Join the DC Film Event http://t.co/phlZEyi2zD

Staff

Portrait of Jorgen Thomsen

Jorgen Thomsen

Director, Conservation & Sustainable Development
Portrait of Kate Barnes

Kate Barnes

Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development (Coastal Marine)
Portrait of Stephen E. Cornelius

Stephen E. Cornelius

Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development (Latin America)
Portrait of Christopher Holtz

Christopher Holtz

Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development (Asia)
Portrait of John Watkin

John Watkin

Program Officer, Conservation & Sustainable Development (Great Lakes of Africa)
Portrait of Elsa Gutierrez

Elsa Gutierrez

Program Administrator

Rossi M. Polenica

Program Assistant
Portrait of Barbara A. Taylor

Barbara A. Taylor

Senior Executive Assistant