Asia

Seejan Gyawali

Participatory Inventory and Sustainable Conservation of Sarus Crane (Grus antigone) in Farmlands of Lumbini, The Important Bird Area of Nepal

This project aims to conserve Sarus Crane, the flagship species in Lumbini IBA through continuous ecological monitoring, trainings and awareness rising activities to mitigate their major anthropogenic threats engaging local conservation agencies and local farmers.

Man Kumar Dhamala

Linking Conservation and Livelihoods: Developing Strategies for Community-based Medicinal Plant Conservation and Grazing Management in KCA, Nepal

The project aims to develop strategies to conserve important alpine medicinal plants and their habitats through community-based conservation.

Bikas Giri

Diversity and Distribution of Amphibians in Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal

he project aims to collect the baseline information on amphibian species diversity and their distribution along altitudinal gradients in Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal.

Pabitra Jha

Mitigating On-Going Human Elephant Conflict (HEC) in Sarlahi, Nepal

The proposed projects aims to raise awareness among local people of HEC sensitive VDCs of Sarlahi to tackle with future HEC related issues.

Erlinda C Kartika

Using Participatory Video and Storytelling Method as Environmental Education Tools to Increase People’s Tolerance toward Sumatran Tiger in West Sumatra

The project aim is to increase local people tolerance toward Sumatran tiger when human tiger conflict occurs in their area.

Kanchan Thapa

Buffer Zone Community Perception, Attitude and Belief towards Newly Establish Protected Area: A Case Study from Banke National Park

The main aim of the project is the assess the people’s perception, attitude and belief toward the newly established protected areas across the buffer zone of Banke National Park in Terai Arc Landscape.

Raju Acharya

Conservation of Owls in Nepal

Our proposed project aims to make local people and students aware of the owls' biology, its ecological importance and legal provision in case of hunting and trade, thus helping to conserve them.

Dorji Wangchuk

Evaluating Threats and its Impact on the Current Distribution of Golden Langur in Bhutan

This projects aims to (1) assess the current distribution of golden langur in Bhutan with respect to its distribution reported in the past and (2) evaluate the retrospective changes in their population size due to developmental activities taking place within its habitat.

Christine Dudgeon

Spot the Leopard Shark – Thailand: Community-Based Photo-Identification Monitoring Program for Leopard Sharks Stegostoma fasciatum in Thailand

This project aims to use photographs of leopard sharks taken by tourist and local divers in Thai waters to obtain baseline population data for this endangered species. Simultaneously, this ‘citizen science’ approach will promote conservation through education about this species as well as the importance of marine reserve habitats.

Ashok Kumar Ram

Geospatial Modelling to Assess Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) Habitat Suitability, Migratory Routes and Human Elephant Interface in Eastern Nepal

The project has two aims: i. To assess the current habitat status, habitat suitability& migratory routes of wild elephants of eastern Nepal ii. To assess and map out the human elephant interface in Eastern Nepal