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National Geographic Society Funding Oppo...

National Geographic Society Funding Opportunity for Species Discovery

Millions of organisms on the planet have not yet been catalogued, impairing our ability to responsibly manage and conserve the planet’s resources. National Geographic, in an attempt to fill some of these gaps, has launched three new grant opportunities around Species Discovery: Biodiversity Exploration and Discovery, Citizen Science for Species Discovery, and Artificial intelligence for Species Discovery . These […]

IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) L...

IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Leaders’ Meeting

IUCN has issued an urgent call to massively scale up species conservation action in response to the escalating biodiversity crisis. The Abu Dhabi Call for Global Species Conservation Action appeals to the world’s governments, international agencies and the private sector to halt species decline and prevent human-driven extinctions by 2030, and to improve the conservation status of […]

Funding opportunities for researchers fr...

Funding opportunities for researchers from Africa

– RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) 2019 Open Awards Competition (West African Call) The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 114 Universities in 38 African Countries, is pleased to announce the 2019 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyze […]

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Afri...

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

The open access textbook Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa by John W. Wilson and Richard Primack is now available freely  to read and download. Written specifically for readers in Africa, this work comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa. This easy to read, lucid and accessible textbook includes fifteen chapters that introduce […]