Julia Baum

Coral Reef Conservation on the World’s Largest Atoll, Kiritimati

I will conduct the 4th year of coupled socioeconomic-ecological monitoring aimed at understanding how climate change and fishing affect Kiritimati’s reef health and human welfare

Sunil Thapa

Promotion of Alternative Energy for Conservation of Forest Resources

Through installation of ICS and assessment of the environmental change the project aims to assess the effectiveness of improved cooking stoves on forest conservation and livelihood improvement of the buffer zone community.

Aaron Killgore

Community Forest Management, Restoration and Conservation Education in Desa Ban, Bali, Indonesia

This initiative will engage small villages in East Bali to identify existing conservation values, and build on those values through education and outreach to help preserve adjacent government lands and restore the watershed.

Prabin Bhusal

Agroforestry Promotion for Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation (Pilot Project in the Panchase Protected Forest Area in Kaski District)

The aim of project is to promote awareness of agro-forestry practices in farm, degraded and unused land and to make people accept the Agroforestry Practices for livelihood improvement and biodiversity conservation.

Fachruddin Mangunjaya

Developing of Ex situ-Biodiversity Project and Ecosystem Services Education for Islamic Boarding School in West Java, Indonesia

The Project seeks to illustrate how Pesantren (or Islamic Boarding Schools) can preserve the environment and uphold biodiversity principles by building upon the work of the initial project.

Shailendra Kumar Yadav

The Conservation Status of Megafauna and Management Issues in Wildlife Corridors: A Case Study of Tigers in the Bardia-Katarniyaghat Corridor, Nepal

This project aims to compare the abundance of tiger’s prey density and the seasonal diets of tigers in the southwestern of Bardia National Park (BNP) and in the Bardia-Katarniyaghat wildlife corridor.

Hani Nusantari

Increasing Awareness of Marine Biodiversity among Primary School Children and Teachers in Lombok, Indonesia – Stage 2

This project will help to create a knowledgeable, informed and empowered local community who are capable of independently working towards greater conservation of marine ecosystems in Lombok into the future.

Bishnu Prasad Devkota

Snow Leopard Conservation: People’s Perception on the Verge of Rural Livelihood

This project will assess people’s perception towards snow leopard conservation within the level of existing human-snow leopard conflict and also the change in their perception in reference to the existing conservation activities and policy being implemented.

Eni Hidayati

Youth-Based Coral Nursery for Future Rehabilitation in Sumbawa Island, Indonesia

This project aims to establish youth-based coral nursery for future coral rehabilitation in the north coast of Sumbawa

Maggie Muurmans

A Holistic Approach to Community Ecosystem Conservation In Pulau Banyak, Aceh, Indonesia

The project aims to study, conserve and increase awareness of various aspects of the island’s anthropological and biological diversity. High levels of public awareness and support are achieved by combining charismatic umbrella species with eco-tourism programmes in turn creating incentives to protect fragile ecosystems and the services they provide.