To build capacity among conservationists and those working in related fields, WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is offering fellowships to emerging leaders in Asia, Africa, and Latin America who are able to make significant contributions to helping people and nature adapt to a changing climate.
Applicants from the following countries are eligible to apply: Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Guatemala, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia
Successful candidates will focus their studies and research on one or more of the following areas:
– Climate science, climatology and climate modeling
– Climate change impacts on wildlife
– Impacts of human responses to climate change on biodiversity
– Ecological and social-ecological resilience to climate change
– Ecosystem-based adaptation and ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction
– Adaptation for protected areas
– Environment and disaster management
– Natural and nature-based techniques to flood risk management
– Communicating climate science for conservation
Applicants can access eligibility criteria and the online application at worldwildlife.org/efn. The application deadline is March 1, 2017.
For more information please email EFN at firstname.lastname@example.org.