Understanding the Role of Feral Cats in the Transmission of Toxoplasmosis in Islands: A Case Study from Two Mexican IslandsAssess the public health threats of invasive cats in Cedros Island in order to provide local support and logistical leverage for the conservation of Craverri’s Murrelet in the form of cat eradication.
Continuation of Saker Falcon and Steppe Biodiversity Conservation in Ukraine The project aims to map the population of the globally endangered saker falcon (Falco cherrug), the factors threatening them and to offer conservation plan to secure and strengthen the population.
Understanding Pangolin Ecology and Mapping Their Distribution in the Largest Protected Area of ZimbabweTo instigate conservation awareness of pangolins and preservation of their habitats through deliberately strengthening site protection at pangolin strongholds in Zimbabwe
Acoustic Monitoring of Human Exploitation and Wildlife in Tropical Forests of the Yucatán Peninsula, MexicoMy project aim is to record a soundscape of the tropical forests of the Yucatán Peninsula, to categorise sounds emitted by human-agents of threat in relation to local wildlife activity.
Assessing the Performance of Institutional Arrangements to Reconcile Conservation and Small-Scale Fisheries in Marine Protected Areas: Cases from South AmericaThe project aims to continue previous work on governance of Marine Protected Areas and Small-scale Fisheries, examining and comparing the performance of different designs in South America. The proposal includes training and outreach activities to enhance stakeholders’ collaboration and participation in research and decision making.
Living with Harmony – A Community Based Initiative to Develop a Comprehensive Management Plan to Mitigate Human-Elephant Interaction, Southern West Bengal, IndiaThe project aims to develop human-elephant interface management plan through habitat study and population survey of the wider elephant influence zone and review of the updated home range. Our objectives are to conduct Conservation Education and Community Capacity Building programme to minimize the depredation and improve the habitat condition.
We will upgrade the ‘Elephant Reserve Research Station’ with several options of volunteering or internships on research, maintain database, alternate livelihood, monitoring Human-Elephant interaction and support existing 'Elephant Driving Squad' to respond to the human-elephant negative interaction.
Living with Invasive Species – A Bottom up Approach to Mapping and Monitoring Lantana camaraWe intend to map the spread of Lantana camara, an invasive plant, in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in South India, and create an ecological niche model to understand its spread and plan management interventions.
Garnering More Support for Conservation of Sangobay Forest Reserve through Cultural Values Approach towards On-Farm Biodiversity ConservationThe project aims to promote on farm biodiversity conservation through planting of culturally and economically viable trees. This aims to improve farm integrity which act as alternatives to Sangobay forest reserve fauna especially birds.
Developing Solutions for Human-Crocodile Conflict (HCC) in Gujarat, IndiaProject attempts to understand the drivers of crocodile attack in a multivariate framework using spatial tools, as well as provide training and guidelines to the people involved in HCC management.
Capacity Building in the Solomon Islands to Enhance Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation (Year II)To build upon the achievements of 2015, solidifying efforts to protect the critically endangered western pacific leatherback and expand community education, focusing skills and reaffirming linkages.