Evaluating the Ecological and Cultural Services Provided by Tropical Forest Ecosystems: Freshwater Fish and the Use of Fish Ponds as a Sustainable Livelihood Source in Central Kalimantan, IndonesiaThe project aims are: 1) to assess the fish communities in the forest and river; 2) assess the importance of fish and fishing to the local communities and 3) to evaluate the use of fish ponds as a sustainable livelihood source.
Conservation of Coastal Marine Eco-Systems of Aceh Besar by Supporting Traditional Fishing Commanders to Set Up Locally Managed Marine Protected Areas.The project aims to reduce use of destructive methods of fishing on reefs by capacity building local fishing commanders to set up marine protected areas and ban use of such methods.
Conservation of Flying Foxes (Pteropus spp.) in VietnamThis project aims at both academic research and conservation of flying foxes with particular emphases on effective actions for urgent and long-term conservation of the last remaining colonies and roosting sites in Vietnam.
Mapping and Assessment of Xanthocyparis vietnamensis Subpopulations in Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lang Son Provinces (Vietnam)Discovery and assessment of new subpopulations of tertiary relictual conifer – Xanthocyparis vietnamensis in 3 earlier unexplored areas of Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lang Son provinces.
Conservation of the Endangered Siberian Musk Deer (Moschus moschiferus) in the Great Xing’anling, Inner Mongolia of ChinaTo assess status of endangered Siberian musk deer; to evaluate the impacts from the local communities; and to carry out environmental educating and nature-consciousness-developing.
Conservation Initiatives of Canids in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve (DHR), NepalThe aim of the project is to generate information on status of canids and human-canids conflict in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Nepal.
Conservation of Endangered Species of Conifers in Xuan Nha Nature ReserveObtaining clear information on distribution and status of 3 threatened conifers in Xuan Nha Nature Reserve and strengthen participation of local people in conservation of conifer trees through a community-based club.
The Ecology and Distribution of Two Globally Range-Restricted Galliform Species in South Vietnam• The first aim of this study is to define the density and population of the Germain's Peacock - Pheasant and Orange-necked Partridge in Cat Tien National Park.
• The second aim is to determine the important ecological variables, affecting distribution of the species in Cat Tien National Park, allowing us to predict their landscape distribution across their range.
Sustainable Utilization and Management of Threatened Medicinal Plants in Tinjure Milke Jaljale Area, Eastern NepalThe present work aims to identify vulnerable species, quantify threat level and promote sustainable management of medicinal plants using participatory community approach model. The findings of the present work will facilitate preparation of action plans and management strategies to conserve medicinal plants in Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale area.
Conservation of a Humpback Whale Winter Breeding Ground in Northern Luzon, PhilippinesThis project will continue monitoring of the humpback whale population in the region and enhance the marine conservation educational outreach campaign. It also aims to increase the capacity of local stakeholders to manage their proposed Marine Protected and Humpback Whale Conservation Area.