Projects by Year

Projects by year

Alejandro Reyes-González

Mexico

Bee diversity is still unknown in various regions of Mexico. Among these, there are bees of cultural and traditional interest, such as stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini), which are also excellent native pollinators. In the State of Michoacan, it is important to generate knowledge on their distribution, population status and also to document the local knowledge and management of these insects.
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Alerick Pacay

Guatemala

This project is the third and the last step of the educational work I have been doing at the Guatemalan coastal communities. The last two years, I have conducted several environmental workshops for students and teachers with the financial support of the Rufford Foundation.
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Amar Kunwar

Nepal

The Blackbuck (Antelope cervicapra) is one of the nationally critically endangered mammals of Nepal, found in the wild in Krishnasar Conservation Area in Bardia only. Their population is at great risk as their habitats have become fragmented and they are facing huge anthropogenic disturbances, forest and grassland resource extraction and human-blackbuck conflicts.
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Bimal Raj Shrestha

Nepal

The trans-Himalayan region in Nepal is unique in terms of biodiversity because of unique climate and geographical topography. Manang, one of the three districts that fall in trans-Himalayan region, is relatively well studied for its biodiversity. Yet, in depth, study on butterflies are very scanty.
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Buyandelger Suuri

Mongolia

The Pallas’ cat is a threatened species in IUCN list. We captured 9 Pallas’s cats in Sukhbaatar province in April of 2017 and observed them every month. The breeding season, we observed 50 individuals of Pallas’s cat (adult and kitten) in a rocky area (~5 km2) in a day. But, we find just 3 individuals in the area in dispersal period.
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Camille Fritsch

South Africa

Hippopotamus amphibious (hippo) are an iconic species within South Africa, and throughout continental Africa. Not only do they have value in the tourism industry, but they also play an important role in their environment as ecosystem engineers.
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Carlos Mauricio Delgado Martínez

Mexico

The combined effects of climate change and human population growth are greatly affecting the availability of key resources such as water. Capacity to deal with the consequences of this phenomenon will define, in a large extent, the future of biodiversity and mankind.
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Charles Kilawe

Tanzania

The small, diurnal dwarf gecko, Lygodactylus williamsi is endemic to two small forests in the eastern central Tanzania. The species is territorial and exclusively dwells on screw pines (Pandanus rabaiensis).
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Christine Rose Coppinger

Zambia

Where the potential of pollinator-supported NTFPs (such as honey) to support rural livelihoods have been widely acknowledged, an in depth assessment of the impacts of their exploitation has not been done.
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Dereje Tesfaye Delkaso

Ethiopia

Colobus guereza gallarum is one of the eight subspecies of the Eastern Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus guereza). While its distribution pattern remains vague, it is known to be endemic to the tropical rainforest of Ethiopia east of the Great Rift Valley. Due to high deforestation rate during the last three decades, the C.g.
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