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Conservation Leadership Programme announces award winners for 2011

Mon, 18/04/2011
The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000

Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011
More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.

Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011
The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.

Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011
Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.

First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab'

Tue, 05/04/2011
The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011
The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

Nightingale Island emergency appeal

Fri, 01/04/2011
The Nightingale Island disaster fighting fund will be used to help the penguins and other wildlife affected by the oil.

Sat Nav parrots show way to go

Fri, 01/04/2011
New studies show that both sexes respond better to taking Sat Nav directions from talking parrots.

Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011
A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.