Projects by Year

Projects by year

Emily Kiplagat


Ethno-botanical study conducted in Baringo County, Kenya and supported by 1st Rufford Small Grant revealed the following crucial information pertaining to the use and management of medicinal plants; 1) That herbal remedies are enjoying widespread popularity 2) That most of medicinal plants were obtained from wild
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Emina Šunje

Bosnia and Herzegovina,Croatia

Ongoing climate change jeopardizes the persistence of many populations of plants and animals. Especially at risk are populations that are restricted to isolated habitats and specialized to specific environmental conditions which is the case of the alpine salamander.
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Emma Gibbons


Integrating fisheries management strategies into grassroots Community-Based Conservation initiatives provided the foundation for the development of the first grassroots marine turtle management association in Madagascar. Through the adoption of a rights-based approach, stakeholders aim to safeguard biodiversity and the resources indigenous populations are dependent on for survival.
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Engedasew Andarge Ergete


Otters are carnivores belonging to the subfamily Lutrinae (family Mustelidae). Out of the 13 extant species, only the African clawless otter (Aonyx capensis) and Spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis) are found in Ethiopia. Further, no detailed study has been conducted with these species and vital information that is required for effective conservation of these species is lacking.
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Enzo Aliaga-Rossel


I am working with river dolphin conservation and research since 1998. In the last years I have been working with local indigenous communities and the local Government to protect the river’s biodiversity and fragile ecosystem, and change their negative attitudes towards nature, environmental education campaigns with rural schools and by using ecotourism as a conservation tool.
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Eric Ofori Agyekum


One of the main livelihood activities for the communities within the Keta Lagoon Complex Ramsar Site (KLCRS) is fishing. These communities process fish by smoking using mangroves which are harvested within the KLCRS. Degradation of the mangrove ecosystems has aggravated the impacts of climate change in the KLCRS.
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Ericka Ceballos


In the past 10 years thanks to the RSGF support, we have been able to formally monitor the e-commerce of: ivory in Latin America, Africa and Asia, primates in Latin America and CITES protected fauna species in Ecuador.
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Ermin Mašić

Bosnia and Herzegovina

There are a very few data about oligotrophic freshwater habitats in the area of Vranica mountain. Due to global climate change and intense anthropogenic activities, the reduction and threatening of these types of habitats in the area of Vranica are increasing each day. In order to protect these habitat types and high diversity of species, it is necessary to assess their condition.
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Estellina Namutebi


In my journey of biodiversity conservation, I have realized that despite the fact that all people in my community are gradually changing their mind-set, we need a community habitat to address the drought challenges and create harmony in the ecosystem.
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Eugene Alhassan


Ecosystem services simply mean all the benefits people derive from the ecosystem and Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary provides such services to its beneficiaries. Although the sanctuary is a small protected area, it houses different fauna and flora species listed under IUCN red list (vulnerable).
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