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

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Madagascar Creates Nation’s First Community-Led Marine Protected Areas

The three marine parks total more than 1,200 square miles in size and are located along the west coast of Madagascar in what is known as the Mozambique Channel, home to the world’s second-most ... Read More
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Evaluation of Conservation and Sustainable Development Grantmaking in the Lower Mekong

An interim evaluation of conservation and sustainable development grantmaking in the Lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Read More
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Forest Trends, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Forest Trends is bringing the value of forests into the modern economy. Watch

"Climate Change’s Bottom Line"

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Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Kate Barnes

Program Officer
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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