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Vulture Census in Cambodia to Monitor Critically Endangered Species

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.

New Book Draws on Conservation Grantee's Assessment

"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.

Yale Environment 360 Web Film Nominated for Academy Award

"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).

Freshwater Species at Risk in Eastern Himalaya as Development Surges

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.

Conservation & Sustainable Development Program Priorities

MacArthur makes policy-related grants targeting biodiversity conservation at a global scale while maintaing a variety of geographic focus regions.

Solomon Islands Supports National Conservation Plan

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.

Public Housing Residents Train Green

Chicago public housing residents learn home improvement skills, reading, and math to help prepare them for advanced green job training.