Forests

Serge Alexis Kamgang

Influence of Forest-Savanna Ectone on Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti) Socio-Ecology in Mbam Djerem National Park in Cameroon

The project aims to understand the socio-ecology and dynamic of Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee in the Mbam Djerem National Park in Cameroon.

Heng Hong

Giant Ibis and White-Shouldered Ibis Endangered Species Conservation using Conduct Code and Field Patrolling in Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary, Rattana kiri Province, Cambodia

The project's aim is to conserve Giant Ibis and White-Shouldered Ibis in Indigenous Ourey Community Protected Area as a part of Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary resources for improving the ecology health and keeping history of bird habitat.

Gustavo Arnaldo Marás

The Mammals on Which Jaguars Prey and Their Relationship with Conservation Threats in the Yungas of North Western Argentina

Evaluate the conservation status of the mammalian prey of jaguars with respect to different land use activities in the Argentine Yungas.

Narayan Sharma

The Impact of Harvest of a Critically Endangered Dipterocarp Vatica lanceaefolia on its Population and Regeneration in the Rainforests of Northeastern India

The project will document the conservation status of Critically Endangered Vatica lanceaefolia and understand the impact of harvest on its population structure and regeneration patterns in Upper Brahmaputra Valley, northeastern India.

Okan Ürker

Reviving Oriental (Anatolian) Sweetgum Forest in South-Western Turkey

Among its restricted distributional range in the Rhodes Island and Southwestern Anatolia, the Oriental (or Anatolian) Sweetgum (Liquidambar orientalis Mill.), a tree species in danger of becoming extinct, constitute forest only in some coastal districts of Muğla Province, southwestern Turkey. We aim to ensure forest sustainability by creating and replanting corridors between dispersed segments increasing the total amount of the forest to 2500 hectares. We also aim to do public awareness issues in order to rotate locals’ opinion against to the Oriental Sweetgum Tree.

Shovan Dattagupta

Conservation Initiative of Dipterocarpus turbinatus: A Critically Endangered Tree Species of Northeast India

This research and application work will estimate present population status, habitat characterisation and initiate longstanding conservation strategy and action on critically endangered tree species Dipterocarpus turbinatus

David A. Prieto-Torres

Defining Conservation Priorities of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest, One Ecosystem Globally Threatened: Conservation Insights under Future Global Climate Change

To perform a biogeographical study by attending the origins and relationships among the main areas of Neotropical Seasonally Dry Forest (SDTFs) to re-evaluate its conservation status and to define conservation priorities along its distribution.

Angelus Runji

Empowering Community at Three Villages Adjacent to Mikumi National Park on Participatory Management and Protection of African Elephants’ Habitat Tanzania

Our aims are: - To increase protection and management of elephant’s habitat in Mikumi National Park. - To end human – elephant’s conflict incidences between adjacent villages and park.

Abu Kibria

Ecosystem Services in Biodiversity Conservation and Human Wellbeing: Evidence from Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area, Cambodia

This study is designed to estimate the value of major ecosystem services (ESS) of conservation forest in Cambodia and explore the effects of ESS on community wellbeing and forest conservation.

Demelash Alem Ayana

Ecology, Land Use/Cover Change, and Carbon Sequestration Potential of Islands of Lake Tana and its Surrounding Vegetation, North Western Ethiopia

Aim of the project: This research project will document information on plant species composition, land use/cover change, carbon sequestration potential and the soil seed bank of Lake Tana and surrounding vegetation.