Conservation & Sustainable Development

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

What's New

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Eyes on Sea Watches for Illegal Fishing

The Pew Charitable Trusts has launched new technology that will help authorities monitor, detect, and respond to illicit fishing activity across the world’s oceans. Read More
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Building Conservation Capacity in Cambodia

More than 100 students have graduated from a masters degree program at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia since its founding ten years ago, and nearly all of them are now employed in Cambodia ... Read More


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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Jorgen Thomsen

Director, Conservation & Sustainable Development
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Kate Barnes

Program Officer, Coastal Marine
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Christopher Holtz

Program Officer, Asia
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Amy Rosenthal

Program Officer, Tropical Andes
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John Watkin

Program Officer, Great Lakes of Africa
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Elsa Gutierrez

Program Administrator
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Barbara A. Taylor

Senior Executive Assistant

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer