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BP Awards

$600,000 conservation funding up for grabs

Teams of conservationists from around the world are invited to apply for a 2005 BP Conservation Programme Award. Celebrating its fifteenth year in 2005, the BP Conservation Programme is the result of a long-term partnership between BirdLife, a number of other environmental NGOs and BP.

The award provides funding, training and support for field research projects planned and carried out by young conservationists that are tackling conservation issues of global importance. The Programme presents awards and training on an annual basis to international teams working around the developing world.In 2005, US $600,000 in funding will be available for winning projects, with awards ranging from $7,500 to $75,000. The Programme aims to develop a multidisciplinary global network with biodiversity conservation expertise, deliver major new findings to science and make a significant contribution to the priorities set by the international conservation community. Since 1990, the programme has supported 250 projects in more than 70 countries worldwide and supported more than 2,500 individuals.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2004. Further information, application forms and guidelines are available from the BP Conservation Programme web site.

4th July 2014