Projects by Year

Projects by year

Shantanu Joshi


Biodiversity monitoring is essential in understanding how global issues like climate change, habitat loss, deforestation and pollution are affecting natural ecosystems, which will help to make informed conservation and management decisions. Freshwater ecosystems are most severely affected by above-mentioned threats and are in urgent need of attention.
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Simula Peres Maijo


Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) populations across Africa are dramatically declining (Estrada et al., 2017), mainly due to anthropogenic activities. As chimpanzees prefer areas with low disturbance intensities (Bryson-Morrison et al., 2017), only few studies have investigated how anthropogenic activities influence chimpanzee habitat use. While eastern chimpanzee (P. t.
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Sueli Souza Damasceno


Currently, the conversion of forest into anthropic landscapes dominated by monocultures is the main responsible for the reduction of biodiversity, especially in the tropical regions. An example of this fact is the Atlantic Forest of the south of Bahia, with high endemism and species richness and that every year loses large portions of area.
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Tarisai Mike Nyamucherera


The Encephalartos Chimanimaniensis plant species faces serious extinction as they have been extremely decimated in the natural habitat due to poaching and other human activities.
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Temidayo Adeyanju


In-depth group discussion and structured questionnaires will be used to assess information on perception, knowledge and attitudes of residents towards bat species conservation in selected communities (Imoba, Etemi, Ese-Oke and Baoku). Discussions will be based on the current threats associated with their activities and the currents rate of forest loss.
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Thin Zar Tun


Moist Upper Mixed Deciduous Forests are economically the most important forests of Myanmar, as they produce teak and other commercial hardwoods. Floristic composition, structure and natural regeneration of the forests in MUMD forests are critical to known in the present day.
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Valery Binda Aghah


The Campo Ma’an National Park (CMNP) is identified as a priority site for the conservation of forest elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) and two endangered great ape species, the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla g. gorilla) and the central chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes troglodytes).
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Warda Kanagwa


Parthenium hysterophorus L. is a short-lived perennial herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Asteraceae. It is native to Mexico and Southern US and it is capable of spreading through trade as contaminants of crops, farm machinery and grains. In Africa, P. hysterophorus is occurring in several countries including Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique. P.
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Yasmín Quintana Morales


Invasive species are considered one of the main causes of biodiversity loss and Global Change. Armored catfishes are native to South America, the region with the most functionally diverse ichthyofauna in the world.
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Yi Xin Chen


Since its recent discovery in both Myanmar and China, the Burmese snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus strykeri (Myanmar snub-nosed monkey, black snub-nosed monkey) remains to be one of enigmatic non-human primate species in the world (Geissmann et al., 2011; Long et al., 2012; Yang et al., 2016; Meyer et al., 2017). However, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed R.
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