Forests

Michael Kermah

Sustainable Community Conservation of Montonnso Sacred Forest in Ghana for Generational Ecosystem, Bio-Cultural and Socio-Economic Benefits

Facilitate development of community natural resources vision and conservation plan, build local capacity on national forest and wildlife policies / laws and empower traditional authorities for conservation of the Sacred Forest.

Michela Balestri

Ecological Niche Partitioning and Conservation Status of Fleurette’s Sportive Lemurs and Southern Woolly Lemurs in the Lowland Rainforest of Tsitongambarika

Assess the ecological niche partitioning and conservation status of the Critically Endangered Lepilemur fleuretae and the Endangered Avahi meridionalis in the Tsitongambarika rainforest.

Samantha Earle

Communities Count: Understanding Local Perspectives of Participatory Monitoring in Madagascar's New Protected Area System

The goal of this project is to understand the degree to which ecological monitoring involving local people in developing countries can meet dual conservation and development goals.

Eduardo Chacón

Intra-Specific Variation in Functional Traits between Narrow Endemic and Widespread Tropical Trees

Aims: Understand the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms that explain why some species have a restricted distribution.

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