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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Helping Threatened Ecosystems & Societies Adapt to Climate Change

Recognizing the significant impacts climate change is already having on both nature and people, MacArthur announced it is providing $2 million to the World Wildlife Fund and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

"E.O. Wilson on Ants and God and Us"

From the Tampa Bay Times

"Annual Value of Belize Reefs Runs into Many Millions"

From the Rainforest Portal
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Preserving Biodiversity Around the World

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's support of biodiversity preservation around the world, visit http://www.macfound.org/conservation.

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Fenosoa Andriamahenina of the Tany Meva Foundation

The Tany Meva Foundation, Madagascar's first environmental foundation, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008.

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