8 ASAP Species Conservation Grants awarded in 2021

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8 ASAP Species Conservation Grants awarded in 2021 For the second year running, the ASAP Species Conservation Grants opened for applications in 2021 to support conservation efforts for ASAP species with a focus on species that receive less conservation attention. We received an overwhelming response with over 60 pre-proposals and are excited to share the recipients of the ASAP Species Conservation Grants and their efforts to save 11 ASAP species from the brink of extinction.   Organisation: Yayasan Kolaborasi Inklusi…

ASAP Chair awarded 2020 Blue Planet Prize

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ASAP Chair awarded 2020 Blue Planet Prize   We are delighted that Dr. Simon Stuart, Chair of the ASAP Governing Council, has been awarded the 2020 Blue Planet Prize. The prestigious international environmental award, now in its 29th year, is sponsored by the Asahi Glass Foundation. Every year, two individuals are recognized for their significant contribution to solving global environmental problems. Dr. Stuart was selected out of 127 nominated candidates, and was awarded alongside fellow nominee, Prof. David Tilman. Dr….

Call for ZSL 2019-2021 EDGE Fellowship applications

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ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Programme is now accepting applications for 2019-2021 EDGE Fellowships. The list of eligible species is attached (relevant ASAP species are highlighted in yellow) along with Fellowship advert. For more information please visit: www.edgeofexistence.org/apply-now This is a great opportunity for early to mid-career conservationists to gain new skills and work on poorly known ASAP species. The EDGE Fellowship ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme is the only global conservation initiative focusing specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount…