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Projects by year

Simula Peres Maijo

Tanzania

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

Brazil

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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Temidayo Adeyanju

Nigeria

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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Warda Kanagwa

Tanzania

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

Guatemala

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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