Asia

Indra Prasad Acharja

Assessment of Anthropogenic Pressure in Wangchuck Centinnial National Park (WCNP) and its Effect on Himalayan Musk Deer (Moschus leucogaster)

Estimation of musk deer population, habitat structure and extent of poaching activities in Wangchuck Centennial National Park (WCNP) and extend strategies to combat them.

Dr Swen Renner

Training Foresters to Establish a Sustainable Monitoring Scheme of Wildlife in Myanmar

Training of foresters and conservationists to implemented high quality and scientifically based monitoring schemes for biodiversity and conservation in Myanmar

Dr Swen Renner

Training Foresters to Establish a Sustainable Monitoring Scheme of Wildlife in Myanmar

Training of foresters and conservationists to implemented high quality and scientifically based monitoring schemes for biodiversity and conservation in Myanmar

Georgiy Shakula

Menzbir Marmot (Marmota menzbieri) survival in Kazakhstan

The 2015 field work consists the systematic status of Menzbir Marmot population knowledge approach and illegal hunting prevention campaign.

Supatchaya Techachoochert

Population Size And Ecology Of Giant Nuthatch (Sitta magna)

The project aim to estimate the population size and distribution of Giant Nuthatch throughout Thailand range and also would like to examine the habitat requirement of the species in order to conserve its suitable habitat.

Phan Van Dung

Asssessment and Conservation of Threatened Plant Species in Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark, Vietnam

Asssessment and conservation of threatened plant species Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark is located in Ha Giang province, the northeastern of Viet Nam

Ranjit Pandey

Butterflies and Climate Change: Development of a Community Based Conservation and Monitoring Program

Aims of my study are to investigate altitudinal butterfly species diversity and biology; and to improve locals’ awareness on butterfly and climate change.

Nabil Musa

Riverine Ecosystem Health Project of Iraqi Kurdistan

Our project will focus on two major threats to Iraqi riverine ecosystems: gravel mining and dams/dam constructions. We will learn how these threats occur in our river basins; collecting information on their positive and negative impacts to the ecosystem and communities and build local awareness to develop solutions that protect our local rivers.

Mariya Gritsina

Specification of the Status of the Pallas's Cat (Otocolobus manul) in Uzbekistan

Pallas cat (Otocolobus manul), a small-sized wild cat included in the Red List of IUCN as Near Threatened species and in appendix II of CITES (1995), is known to inhabit Uzbekistan and all the countries bordering with it and is among the least studied species in Uzbekistan. This project aims to specify Pallas cat’s current status in Uzbekistan, the montane areas will be investigated using camera trap method, prey countings and interviewing local people.

Kim Lien To

Literacy for Environmental Justice in Vietnam

• Develop outdoor environmental justice literacy curriculum for urban primary and secondary school students that addresses pressing issues and is linked to the content of the national curriculum. • Provide hands-on environmental justice literacy programs to students from primary and secondary schools in Hanoi.