People

Linda North

Conservation of Coastal Marine Eco-Systems of Aceh Besar by Supporting Traditional Fishing Commanders to Set Up Locally Managed Marine Protected Areas.

The project aims to reduce use of destructive methods of fishing on reefs by capacity building local fishing commanders to set up marine protected areas and ban use of such methods.

Jane Herrera Uria

Conservation Status and Geographic Distribution of the Endemic Land Snails Species of the Isla de la Juventud, after Hurricane ''Ike'', in Cuba

The project aims at assessing the actual conservation status and geographic distribution of the terrestrial malacofauna in Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

Travis Steffens

A Community-Based Conservation and Education Approach to Conserving Endangered Lemur Species Found near Remote Villages in NW Madagascar

Our project aims are to instil a sense of pride in the protection of lemurs and their habitat and to commit to actions that protect lemurs and their habitat.

Priya Gupta

Examining the Implementation and Influence of Conservation Induced Relocation and Forest Rights Act on Livelihood of TribalsiIn Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, India

The study aims to examine the implementation and influence of conservation induced relocation and Forest Rights Act on the livelihood of forest dwelling tribal communities in Nagarhole Tiger Reserve in India.

Madeleine Nyiratuza

Strengthening the Capacity of Local Farmers to Reduce Conflicts Between them and the Managers of the Gishwati Forest Reserve, Rwanda

This project aims at expanding the beekeeping business that farmers around the Gishwati Forest Reserve started in 2012 in order to generate income that will be used to reduce illegal cattle grazing and crop raiding conflicts, and to improve local livelihoods.

Kashuf Batool

Diversity and Communities Conservation Education of Butterflies in Salkahala Game Reserve, Kashmir Pakistan

Proposed project aims to explore the butterflies diversity of Salkhala Game Reserve beside involvement of locals especially women for conservation purpose and establishing plots to help monitor this magnificent creature as an indicator of ecosystem health.

Iddi Mwanyoka

Promoting Beekeeping as an Innovative Mechanism for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Livelihoods Improvement in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania

To promote modern beekeeping as a way to improve biodiversity conservation and improve community livelihoods in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania.

Maja Arok

Research and Conservation – Building a Better Future for European Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) in Serbia

Production of habitats map and investigation of current status of populations within the area of Central Banat, Vojvodina (Serbia), restoration of few most threatened habitats and education of local people whose activities have the strongest influence on EGS population viability.

Luis Malpica Cruz

Quantifying Ecological and Socioeconomic Impacts of an Invasive Predator on Marine Ecosystems

Combine ecological surveys with socioeconomic interviews to determine the vulnerability of reef-dependent socioeconomic activities to lionfish invasion.

Flavia Caruso

The Impact of Local People’s Attitudes and Perceptions of Protected Areas on the Conservation of Jaguar (Panthera onca) In North-Western Argentina

My study will test the hypothesis that the presence of protected areas and their management approach influences local people’s welfare therefore affecting their perceptions and attitudes towards the conservation of jaguars (Panthera onca).