Third Round of Alcoa Foundation Fellowship

The World Conservation Union (IUCN), one of three Sustainability Institutes for the Alcoa Foundation Conservation and Sustainability Fellowship Programme, is calling for qualified mid-career conservation and sustainable development practitioners from NGOs to submit high-quality proposals for applied research in the following areas key to IUCN's work:

  • The Implications of Biodiversity of Alternative New Forms of Energy
  • Review and Synthesis of Corporate Biodiversity Management and Reporting Systems (including Indicators)

  • Biomimicry – The Use of Biological Systems to Help Design New Approaches to Sustainability
  • The Contribution of the Cultural and Spiritual Values of Indigenous Peoples to Protected Area Objectives
  • Detailed Case Study of One or More Biodiversity Compensation Schemes
  • The Implications for Conservation of Major Demographic Trends, Including Ageing, Urbanization, and Population Movements

    Individuals with queries about the Fellowship Programme are asked to contact:

    Institute of International Education

    1400 K Street, NW, Suite 650, Washington, D.C. 20005


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