Participatory Wetland Conservation in Yok Don National Park, VietnamThis project will assess the potential for developing an adaptive co-management strategy for managing Yok Don National Park that can assist in resolving this conflict. Social-ecological systems models of park values, resource use and management will be jointly developed with local people and park managers to enhance shared understanding of the wetland system.
Combining Genetic and Sociological Techniques to Evaluate the Status of Shark Populations in Costa RicaMy research goal is to determine the species-specific impacts fisheries have on shark populations and to work with local communities to develop effective protective legislation.
Selection Pressure on Avian Life History Traits along an Altitudinal Gradient in Sub-Saharan AfricanIn this project, our goal is to determine the selection pressure on avian life history traits by updating the conservation status of species and increase community awareness and commitment on the conservation of montane birds.
Pilot School Education Project for Knowledge and Attitude Change towards Wildlife and Habitat in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area, LaosImplementation of a pilot environmental education project to increase knowledge about and change attitude towards nature in children and ultimately change the behaviour of the next generation in Nakai-Nam Theun National protected Area, Central-eastern Laos.
Kolombangara Protected Area Community Consultation ProjectThe aim of the project is to legally protect the 20 000ha of Conservation area by fulfilling the protected area Act 2010 process of consulting the resource owners.
Biodiversity Assessment at MangarongaroA community-based project will assess the biodiversity on our atoll, monitor important food resources, and protect and enhance these using traditional management techniques.
Bolivian River Dolphin (bufeo) Conservation; A Unique and Vulnerable Aquatic Mammal in Need of Protection in Fresh Water Rivers and Lakes of the Bolivian AmazonThis project aims to create an effective plan for the Bolivian bufeo conservation and establishing local community participation to ensure its awareness and protection. The project includes a (Government) local education and outreach programme, monitoring and several conservation activities.
A Community Based Approach Towards the Management, Restoration and Delineation of Buffer Zones in Napo, EcuadorThis project aims to support the conservation of the Colonso Forest and improve livelihoods of indigenous Kichwa farmers by increasing the productivity of agroforestry-based buffer zones.
Linking Conservation and Livelihoods: Developing Strategies for Community-based Medicinal Plant Conservation and Grazing Management in KCA, NepalThe project aims to develop strategies to conserve important alpine medicinal plants and their habitats through community-based conservation.
The Impact of the Endangered Mauritius Fruit Bat (Pteropus niger) on Commercial Fruit FarmsThe endangered Mauritius fruit bats are blamed for all the damage caused to fruit farms and are perceived as major pests by local people, who are trying to remove bats from the protected species list. This study aims to assess the actual impact bats have on the fruit farms and ensure protection of the species.