Projects by Year

Projects by year

Elizabeth Melgarejo Estrada


Bolivia is one of the Latin American countries with the greatest biocultural biodiversity (8 ecoregions, 36 indigenous peoples), and is considered a megadiverse country and one of the most diverse areas of the country are the Bolivian Yungas, there are reasons to think that they are important reservoirs of wealth mycological, endemism and ethnobiological richness, since this ecoregion is a Hot Spo
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Flavia Caruso


This study responds to the need to determine jaguar presence and functional habitat connectivity for the species between Baritú NP (BNP) and Tariquía National Reserve (TNR). The jaguar is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.
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Ghislain Difouo Fopa


Pangolins are commonly called scaly anteater; they consume large amounts of ants and termites; a Pangolin adult can consume more than 70 million insects annually and up to 200.000 ants can be eaten during a meal.
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Gloria Kendi Borona


This project will be implemented through a three pronged strategy. 1. Sustained educational activities at the community level
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Guadalupe Pacheco


The problem of forest pests of the bark beetle (BB) has generated concern among the forest communities of Oaxaca, since forest pests impose economic, ecological and social costs on the communities. Given this, we have observed how the areas that present only species of the genus Pinus can be devastated almost completely after BB attacks.
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Ibouroi Mohamed Thani


The Comoros archipelago is one of the biodiversity hotspots because of its high level of endemism . However, this archipelago represents one of the poorest nations in the world (about 72% of the population directly depend on forest resources for subsistence).
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Jonas Rafael Rodrigues Rosoni


Sporophila seedeaters form one of the few groups of Neotropical birds for which breeding biology is well-studied; however, there are still poorly understood, issues. An example of a poorly-researched species is Chestnut Seedeater S. cinnamomea, which breeds in the Pampas grasslands of southern South America and presumably spend nonbreeding season in the Cerrado of Central Brazil.
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Juan Carlos Huaranca


In the central highland of Bolivia, llama husbandry is the primary and most widespread activity among local people in the region. Grazing of these animals takes place without any regulation, and may have strong negative effects on flora and fauna.
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Megan Chevis


Marine megafauna (sharks, rays, and large finfish) are iconic wildlife and key indicators of marine ecosystem health. They can also be important contributors to local economies through tourism. Threatened by unsustainable fisheries, many of their populations have decreased dramatically in recent decades.
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Merrisa Naidoo

South Africa

Assessing the impacts of plastic pollution in estuaries is integral in determining the significance of terrestrial inputs to oceanic environments (Naidoo et al. 2015).
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