Assessment of the Impacts of Wildlife Trade in Relation to Conservation in Mong-La City, East Shan State, Myanmar (China Border City)Project aims
To investigate which wildlife species are being traded,
To assess the status of protection afforded to those species in trade; and, to investigate trade routes
Examining Ecological Factors Influencing Distribution, Abundance and Surfacing Behaviours of Endangered Dolphins in Major River Systems of NepalSparsely sighted population and southern shifting pattern of river dolphin distribution is identified conservation threats for river dolphin in Nepal. Therefore, this project aims to identify the ecological factors that affect river dolphin distribution, abundance and behaviours (surfacing and dive) in Nepalese river systems of Nepal.
Assessment of Aquatic Biodiversity in Phobjikha Valley Main purpose of this project is to document the diversity of macroinvertebrates. This is going to serve the baseline information for the future plan and management of conservation area as the area lacks information particularly on aquatic biodiversity.
Assessment of Bird of Prey Mortality Caused by Electricity Power Lines in Mangistau Region, KazakhstanProject realization will minimize negative impact of power lines on birds of prey in Mangistau region: the most dangerous sections of the power lines grid would be identified for technical modification funded by the owners of the power lines.
Conflict To Coexistence: Training Locals to Save Themselves and the Elephants in ChitwanProject aims to develop human elephant coexistence for long term survival of the elephants in Chitwan by educating people and minimizing human casualties from elephants.
Capacity Building of Maldives in-Country Management and Monitoring of Threatened Coral ReefsThis project will train local Maldivians on reef surveying techniques as a nucleus for community-based monitoring programmes and undertake bleaching recovery surveys.
Diet, Nutrition and Movement Pattern of Asian Elephant (Elephus maximus) in NepalThe project is anticipated to bring insight into the changing elephant movement pattern and problem of crop raiding as a major cause of Human elephant conflict through the application of a new nutrient-focused perspective.
Wintering Spotted Greenshank (Tringa guttifer): Migratory Movement Patterns, Habitat Selection and the Implications for its ConservationThis project aims to clarify Spotted Greenshank overwintering habitat selection and local as well as migratory movement patterns.
Strengthening the Local Communities for In-Situ Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Western Mid-Hills of NepalThis project aims to advocate unregistered vet practitioners, monitor nesting colonies, build up capacities of local communities to support government's Vulture Conservation Action Plan and Manifesto chalked out by Saving Asia's Vulture from Extinction (SAVE) consortium.
Conservation of Scaly-Sided Merganser on Breeding Grounds WorldwideUsing existing Scaly-sided Merganser artificial nest boxes in Russia and China we will continue efforts to increase reproductive and fledging success. We will investigate an effect of contaminations on reproductive success.