Projects by Year

Projects by year

Aymen Nefla


The interest in conservation of birds has experienced a significant increase during the last years.
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Ayoub Asenga


Increasing woody vegetation cover is a threat to savannah ecosystems, particularly in southwest Serengeti. The observed transformation of the precious plain grasslands and open woodlands into dense woody dominated landscapes, could adversely affect the great biodiversity they once supported.
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Benneth Obitte


About 20% of sub-Saharan bat species are hunted for food and medicine, with large-bodied fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) the most targeted (Mickleburgh et al., 2009; Mildenstein et al., 2016).
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Bethlehem Astella


The Bale Mountains region, home of the Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP) is faced increasing conservation challenges including contested land use and resource ownership rights, human settlement in and around protected areas, and increasing population pressure and livelihood demands.
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Bich-Thao Vo Thi


Yellow tail brook barb Poropuntius deauratus is one of the earliest described fish species in Vietnam since 1842 by Valenciennes. This barb is one of fishes occasionally marketed fresh as local food where they were recorded and sometimes seen in aquarium trade. This barb occurs in medium size and small rivers and streams, in clear water with rapid current.
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Bill Okemwa


The International Energy Agency in 2009 predicted a 40% global increase for energy demand in the next two decades. Considering unstable oil prices, increasing emission of greenhouse gases, and global warming, there is an urgent need for alternative, clean and reliable energy. Wind power is one of the most adopted alternative sources of renewable energy in developing regions.
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Busha Teshome Tolera


The remnant natural forests are still being converted and socio-economic disparities keep increasing to the detriment of rural areas of Ethiopia. Over decades, forest landscapes are being increasingly fragmented and resulting mosaic landscapes that have fragments of natural habitats. In response to this, the government has begun taking some measures to rehabilitate the degraded lands.
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Butati Nyundo


Primate populations across east Africa are declining primarily due to the presence of human activities in their habitats. Of late, Ntakata Forest is observed to be under growing frequent human disturbances due to expanding human settlements near the margins of the forest, impact of refugees and poor forest management strategies.
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Camila Arnés-Urgellés


The Galapagos Islands host large predator abundances, such as the scalloped hammerhead, Sphyrna lewini. This species is listed as ‘Endangered’ by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and it is included in the appendix II of the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) and appendix II of the Convention of Migratory species (CMS).
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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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