Representative GrantsRedwood City, California2016
$120,000 in support of a reporting initiative on evidenced-based conservation, including a review of popular conservation interventions and their use by environmental organizations and policymakers.
Representative GrantsWashington, District of Columbia2017
$750,000 to further the development of project finance for permanence as a long-term conservation financing approach for intact forests.
Representative GrantsLondon, United Kingdom2016
$860,000 for strengthening community-led fisheries and mangrove management in Madagascar.
Representative GrantsLafayette, California2015
$80,000 In support of efforts to expand public debate about conservation and development trends in Cambodia through social media (over three years).
Representative GrantsSan Francisco, California2016
$350,000 to build upon and expand successful environmental law and policy efforts in Colombia to Bolivia and Ecuador through training, national coordinating platforms, and legal advocacy.
June 23, 2011 - Publication
Fishing pressures have created fish communities that contain more species with shorter life spans, faster growth rates, smaller average sizes, and fewer top predators, according to a new MacArthur-supported study by the Wildlife Conservation Society that ...
June 3, 2011 - From The Field
The Wildlife Conservation Society, a MacArthur grantee, and other members of the Cambodia Vulture Conservation Project are conducting their annual census to evaluate how vultures are faring against threats like pesticides and habitat loss.
February 28, 2011 - In The Media
February 24, 2011 - From The Field
"Climate Change Effects on the Biodiversity of the Tropical Andes" draws on MacArthur-supported work by the Inter-American Instute for Global Change Research to offer an integrative analysis of climate change and biodiversity in the tropical Andes.
January 25, 2011 - From The Field
"The Warriors of Qiugang," a film co-produced by MacArthur grantee Yale Environment 360 and showing exclusively on its website, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary (short subject).
January 13, 2011 - Publication
As areas of the Eastern Himalaya's experience rapid development, limited planning and information on its impact is putting at risk the region's freshwater ecosystems and species, according to a recent MacArthur-supported assessment by IUCN.
January 1, 2011 - Article
MacArthur makes policy-related grants targeting biodiversity conservation at a global scale while maintaing a variety of geographic focus regions.
December 21, 2010 - From The Field
The government of the Solomon Islands has asked The Nature Conservancy, a MacArthur grantee, to develop a national plan for community-managed marine protected areas.