Projects by Year

Projects by year

Arthur de Souza Soares


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


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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Bageshwer Singh


Punjab, owing to its vast and fertile alluvial plains, has been one of the foremost regions for agriculture in India since last several decades. With the expansion of agriculture, there have been consequent decrease in the natural green spaces, including the wetlands, leaving wild, natural areas in small patches, predominantly along rivers and wetlands.
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Bimal Raj Shrestha


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


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


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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Cameron Goodhead


The Bornean orangutan has recently been classified by the IUCN as a critically endangered species, as a result of dramatic population declines across the past century. Understanding the population distributions and trends of wild Bornean orangutans is vital for the development of effective conservation schemes.
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Camila Deutsch


Ceratophrys ornata is an emblematic amphibian from South American temperate grasslands. Many populations in Argentina have apparently declined and it has not been formally recorded in Brazil and Uruguay since 1982. Although its global conservation status is Near Threatened, this assessment is currently outdated and incomplete.
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Camila Rocca


One of the terrestrial exotic species that has concentrated considerable attention due to its negative impacts on conservation efforts is the wild boar, Sus scrofa. The impacts of the wild boar in its introduced and native ranges affect all components of the ecosystem.
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Cecilia Barriga Bahamonde


Indigenous communities rely on fruit-eating mammals as meat and on the plants these animals disperse for a variety of uses such as food, construction, and crafts.
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