Javier Paul Ona Lema

Humpback Whale Habitat Preference and Occurrence of Songs as an Initiative for in Situ Conservation off the Coast of Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands

Identify key marine areas for humpback whales conservation by investigating noise pollution within humpback breeding grounds, and organize educational activities inside local community to raise awareness and support for local conservation efforts.

Kashuf Batool

Diversity and Communities Conservation Education of Butterflies in Salkahala Game Reserve, Kashmir Pakistan

Proposed project aims to explore the butterflies diversity of Salkhala Game Reserve beside involvement of locals especially women for conservation purpose and establishing plots to help monitor this magnificent creature as an indicator of ecosystem health.

Bayen Philippe

Local Population Involvement in Threatened Species Conservation and Ecosystem Restoration in Sahel Zone of Burkina Faso

The proposal aims to encourage local population to conserve woody species in arid disturbed environments of West Africa.

Adi Vesnic

Conservation of the Wood Ants (Formica spp.) in Bosnia-Herzegovina

This project is of significant importance for future conservation of wood ants and ant habitats in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Through this project it will be possible to establish long term wood ants monitoring program.

Dominic Malesa

Community Empowerment to Campaign against Mkuju River Uranium Project

This project aims to educate campaign and raise public awareness to local community leaders on the severe effects of mining uranium to people of Namtumbo District and to wildlife and forests of Selous Game Reserve which is a home to the world’s largest elephant population. This project campaigns that the project is abandoned or revised.

Sonali Saha

Capacity Building for Freshwater Ecosystem Conservation in Northeastern India

Institutional capacity building in northeastern India to impart training in ecohydrology and GIS tools for the conservation of freshwater ecosystems.

Tomas Michel Rodriguez Cabrera

Ecology and Conservation of the Endemic Scorpion Genus Tityopsis in Native Forests of Western Cuba

This project aims to assess the ecology and conservation status of endemic scorpions and their habitats in western Cuba and to evaluate them as indicator of ecosystem health.

Hilde van de Sande

Identification and Conservation of Manta Rays in the Andaman Islands

The Andaman Manta Ray project is the first to study the Manta Ray population of the Andaman Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal. Although manta rays have been observed in this region, no research has been conducted on this population, and this project aims to raise awareness about these manta rays and their conservation through research and education.

Vy Nguyen

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.

Melina Velasco

Conserving the Endangered Laguna-Raimunda Frog (Atelognathus reverberii), Endemic from Northern Patagonian Steppe, Argentina

We aim to assess the distributional range and conservation status of the entire population of Atelognathus reverberii and to perform conservation activities to promote its long lasting viability.