Projects by Year

Projects by year

Catherine Alves


Overfishing of marine ecosystems threatens biodiversity and the viability of fisheries. Marine reserves are designed to mitigate these impacts by restricting fishing access in select locations, but poaching and lack of enforcement limit their broader success.
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Charles Kivasu Maingi


The increasing utilization of forest products puts pressure to the Tana River Mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) population and its habitat. The project will target selected riverine forest fragments within the Tana River Primate National Reserve (TRPNR), which are utilized by the local communities.
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Cintia Garai

Congo (Kinshasa)

Kahuzi-Biega National Park is located at about 35 km distance from Bukavu town, near Lake Kivu, in South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was established in 1970, and it is a World Heritage site since 1980. Ten percent of the 6000 km2 area is Montane forest, with great biodiversity.
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Dayse Ferreira


Hunting is an important resource for several tropical human populations for food as well as their livelihood. Despite the importance of hunting for food security for human communities, it is also a grave concern for biodiversity.
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Dedan Kabuu Ngatia


This project seeks to explore the consequences for human and wildlife health of recent political upheaval in Kenya. In 2017, prolonged drought and political unrest prompted local pastoralists to move hundreds of thousands of cattle onto wildlife areas in Laikipia County, with 22 people killed in the resulting conflict1.
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Elisa Platas Valle


The present project remains part of an initiative to preserve the birds of Oaxaca, Mexico through the inclusion of local communities and the exploration of alternative strategies for financial income, compatible with conservation efforts.
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Elizabeth Campbell


This project focuses on river dolphin bycatch, specifically on estimating its frequency while working to mitigate its occurrence in the Peruvian Amazon. The use of acoustic alarms (pingers) has been shown to reduce bycatch rates of marine cetaceans.
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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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Emmanuel Acheampong


Conservationists and agriculturalists in Ghana are challenged with how to balance agricultural expansion with conservation priorities to sustain forest and biodiversity (Asare et al., 2014). Oftentimes, conservationists fear to engage farmers in forest restoration projects due to the likelihood of expanding their farms into the remaining forests.
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