Julius Nziza

The Conservation of Bat Species and their Roosting Habitat in the Volcanic Caves at Musanze District, Northern Rwanda

To greatly enhance bat conservation through mass sensitization at musanze district by involving the local community and other relevant stakeholders. To support protection of the bat roosting sites as their ecological habitat at musanze district, northern Rwanda.

Njukeng Nkengafac

Compost Manure Campaign for Nature Conservation

There is a rise in biodiversity lost due to declining soil quality and this project aims at improving soil quality through the use of compost manure thus increasing yield per hectare while reducing habitat loss.

Adriana González Pestana

Aggregation Areas of Elasmobranches in Peruvian Waters

Identify and characterize the aggregation areas and its fishery of smooth hammerhead and mobulids in Peruvian waters; and increase awareness and education about elasmobranches.

Ashok Verma

Population and Distribution of Harriers (Genus Circus) in the Arid and Semi-Arid Environments of Rajasthan and Gujarat in North-Western India

To obtain information on the population and distribution of harriers including identifying roosts in the regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan in northwestern India for planning their long term conservation strategy.

Kim Lien To

Literacy for Environmental Justice in Vietnam

There are two aims: • Develop outdoor environmental justice literacy curriculum for urban primary and secondary school students that addresses pressing issues and is linked to the content of the national curriculum. • Provide hands-on environmental justice literacy programs to students from primary and secondary schools in Hanoi.

Julian Padró

Arthropods Field School in Desert Ecosystem

The project aims at creating a field school in order to study the diversity of arthropods in one of the driest areas in the continent rich in endemism, which is at risk of degradation.

Pilot Dovih

Assessment of Hunting Pressure and Conservation Status of Bats in and Around Mt. Saramati, and the Impacts of Bats on Public Health

Our study aims at knowing the species composition in this area, which will give us insight to take up better conservation management plans required to ensure long term conservation. Our study also aims at understanding disease transmission from bats to humans through this bats harvest.

Cedric Gilleman

Pilot Project: Capacity Building to Protect and Conserve River Dolphins and Habitats in Iquitos, the Riverside Peruvian Amazon City, by 'Solinia' (New NGO)

Solinia’s overall objective is to establish and encourage wildlife protection and careful management of natural riverine resources which will improve living conditions for wildlife and people by developing protection and conservation activities, create resources and run education/communication sessions in schools; monitor river dolphins and seek understanding of threats.

Lais Chaves

The Lionfish Invasion: Management Strategies for the Southern Caribbean Sea

This project intends to: 1) measure how much time (days, weeks or months) do lionfish take to recolonize a reef after removal efforts 2) Design a cost-effective lionfish removal program, to be implemented by local stakeholders.

Sargis Aghayan

Use of Long-Legged Buzzard as a Model for Conservation of Raptors in Khosrov Nature Reserve (KHNR)

In villages local kids take several nestlings from easy accessible raptors’ nests, e.g. Long-legged Buzzard and keep at home as pets until they die. The main goal of our project is to shift the interests of the children from pet-keeping to survey and movie or photo-making activities.