Projects by Year

Projects by year

Alejandro Alberto Schaaf

Argentina

The Southern Yungas of Argentina are subtropical mountain forests and they are considered as biodiversity hotspots on a global scale. These forests are under constant anthropic threat, especially because of changes in land use caused by the substitution of native forests for forestry plantations.
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Alex Nehemia

Tanzania

Historically, Lake Nyasa and Ruhuhu River have been highly supporting the local communities along their shores line through fishery resources. However, from the 1980s, fish catch has been declining mainly due to overfishing and degradation of the catchments.
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Alix Frank Rodrigue Idohou

Benin

The biosphere reserve of Pendjari (North West Benin) is the first recognized biodiversity hotspot in West Africa (Africanparks.org). The ecosystem spans an area of 4,800 km2 and hold the last refuge of fauna in West Africa (Africanparks.org). Nevertheless, much of the species are often neglected in policy decisions and landscape strategies.
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Angwa Gwendoline

Cameroon

Globally ape population trends are decreasing, and estimates shows a 60% decrease in West Africa (Goodall, 2000). Approximately 300 western low land gorillas and 600 western chimpanzee lives in the Deng Deng National Park.
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Armand Richard Nzoko Fiemapong

Cameroon

Within invertebrates, the class Diplopoda (millipedes) is a very important, mega-diverse and abundant group, this being especially true for tropical forest biomes. Although extremely important in terms of taxonomic diversity (about 80,000 species expected and ca.
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Arthur de Souza Soares

Brazil

The Hyptidinae subtribe, Ocimeae tribe and subfamily Nepetoideae (Lamiaceae), has its predominance occurrence in the Neotropical region, with only two species extending its range to Africa (Harley et al. 2004). The first phylogeny of Hyptidinae (Pastore et al. 2011) proved its monophyly but also has shown that the genus Hyptis Jacq. was seriously paraphyletic.
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Ashni Kumar Dhawale

India

The project aims to understand behavioural shifts, demographic patterns and physiological health of a unique subpopulation of the endangered lion-tailed macaque, as it explores and exploits human habitations and human-food resources. The specific objectives are:
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Bimal Raj Shrestha

Nepal

The heterogeneity in the landscape, climatic variation, and existence of the wide elevational ranges have made the trans-Himalayan region a remarkable site for globally protected and endemic butterfly species.
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Brenda Cruz García

Mexico

On the last decades, biodiversity conservation has become a priority due to the so-called environmental crisis. Climate change (CC) and anthropogenic activities are some of the main threats against the integrity of species communities.
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Caitlin Melidonis

Tanzania

The Kilombero Valley in southern Tanzania is a mosaic of human settlements, wildlife habitat fragments and agricultural and grazing lands . The landscape is critical for the movement and connectivity of Tanzania’s southern and western African elephant populations, which comprise approximately 50% of East Africa’s elephants .
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