Conservation & Sustainable Development

Preserving ecosystems and species, and promoting development that respects the environment. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Mangrove Alliance Website Launched as Resource for Preservation

Birdlife International has launched the Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance, also known simply as the Mangrove Alliance, as an online resource to foster the preservation of endangered mangrove habitats.
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Conservation Strategy Fund Report on Roads in the Amazon Basin

The Conservation Strategy Fund has published a report on the high level of environmental risk associated with continued road construction in the Amazon basin.
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Assessing Biodiversity Vulnerability in the Tropical Andes

A grantee's report examines advances in climate change analysis and presents a five-tiered approach to studying regions renowned for exceptional biodiversity.
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Video: Sustainable Hydro-Development for Ecosystem Protection

A video produced by the Natural Heritage Institute (NHI) illuminates innovative tools and techniques for operating dams that help protect and restore ecological systems and support human food production.

"New Standards Urged for Amazon Oil Projects"

From EcoAméricas
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Arctic Funders’ Group Consultation

MacArthur hosted a meeting in July 2012 on the Russian Arctic as part of the Foundation’s interest in exploring the possibility of funding projects as part of our new them of “Russia’s Global Engagement.”

Ernst: Cuba joins efforts to save manatees

From the Herald-Tribune
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European Commission Joins Conservation Fund

The European Commission (EC) will contribute 18 million euros (US $23.5 million) to CEPF’s efforts to empower civil society to conserve the world’s most critical ecosystems.
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Conservationists Chronicle the Staggering Diversity of Wildlife in Bolivian Park

Scientists from a coalition of conservation groups, including MacArthur-supported Wildlife Conservation Society, released a compendium of species found in the 19,000 square-kilometer park

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Kate Barnes

Senior Program Officer
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Claire Poelking

Program Associate
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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Chantell Johnson

Managing Director, Evaluation