Projects by Year

Projects by year

Abhinaya Pathak

Nepal

Clouded leopard, Neofelis nebulosa, is bearing precipitous declines due to habitat loss and degradation caused by human settlements, overgrazing and deforestation, poaching for fur, retaliatory killing in response to livestock depredation. Big Cats species such as Tiger and Snow Leopard are in special conservation focus, however, the member of same family, i.e.
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Adriaan Jacobus Olivier

Zimbabwe

Over the past 30 years, giraffe numbers have decreased by almost 40%, and currently population number are estimated to be around 110,000 in the wild.
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Adrián Ciprés Chavez

Mexico

The study sites are the Protected Natural Area (ANP) Arroyo Moreno in the municipalities of Boca del Río and Medellín, Veracruz (19°06´21.58´´N 96°07´04.06´´O), dominated by mangrove forest. This ANP is threatened by the urban development around it. The Mandinga Lagoon System (SLM) is in the municipality of Alvarado (19°03´08.97´´N 96° 04´44.20´´O).
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Aghah Valery Binda

Cameroon

Although Campo Ma’an National Park (CMNP) is identified as a priority site for the conservation of forest elephants and two endangered great ape species - the western lowland gorilla and the central chimpanzee, these species remain threatened by poaching and retaliatory killings resulting from gorilla and elephant crop raiding during which farmers often experience great economic losses and in reta
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Agro Prince Pascal

Ghana

All three (3) species of pangolins known to occur in Ghana, i.e. the white-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), and the giant ground pangolin (Smutsia gigantea), have been categorized as ‘endangered’, and ‘vulnerable’ respectively on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (IUCN SCC, 2019), CITES put them under appendix I i.e.
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Ahissa Laurent

Ivory Coast

Background: The Wimmer shrew (Crocidura wimmeri) classified as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a mammal’s species endemic to Côte d'Ivoire. It was first described by Heim de Balsac and Aellen in 1958 in the peri-urban forest of Adiopodoume considered to be the type locality of this species in Côte d'Ivoire.
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Akwasi Anokye

Ghana

Mecistops cataphractus populations continue to experience rapid decline particularly in unprotected areas due to anthropogenic-related threats. The Jimi river in the Obuasi Municipality is among the few unprotected areas that still harbours significant populations of the species. Unfortunately, the population here is threatened by habitat destruction, human-crocodile-conflicts, and hunting.
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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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Alejandro Maeda Obregón

Mexico

The axolotl salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) from Lake Xochimilco (LX) is Critically Endangered in the wild due to severe environmental pressures. Urbanisation from Mexico City, one of the world’s largest conurbations, and the introduction of non-native freshwater fish species has drastically reduced the remaining wild population to ~35 individuals per Km2 in the 2015.
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Alejandro Pereda Sánchez

Peru

Wild carnivores face many threats around the world, such as interactions with invasive species that could spread infectious diseases to wild populations and impact wild distribution. The last southern patches of equatorial dry forest are located in San José, Pacasmayo, Peru. Habitat of small carnivores like sechuran foxes, pampas cats and striped hog-nosed skunks.
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