Projects by Year

Projects by year

Maja Novković

Serbia

The Danube river extensive flooded areas in Serbia are recognised as sites of high conservation value and importance at the national and international level. However, due to time and cost consuming of fieldwork, freshwater habitats in these wetlands lack the routine monitoring program.
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Maria Fernanda Urrutia Osorio

Mexico

Marine mammals are one of the most important species in the marine ecosystems. Bahia de los Angeles (BLA) and San Luis Gonzaga (SLG), located in the Gulf of California (GC) are remote locations that have been recognized as two of the most important marine areas regarding biodiversity conservation in Mexico. However, little is known about population sizes and distribution of the area’s cetaceans.
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Maria Gabriela Rodriguez Barrera

Mexico

El Tokio is a highly fragmented grassland area due to intense livestock management and agricultural practices. Because of its unique native vegetation, soil composition, and the presence of all the last remaining Cynomys mexicanus prairie dog colonies and many grassland birds, the area was designated as a grassland priority conservation area for North America.
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María Victoria Brizio

Argentina

This project focused in the conservation of a IUCN Critically Endangered species, the Añelo Sand Dunes Lizard (ASDL). ASDL only occurs at one locality in a small sand dune system of The Bajo de Añelo that covers less than 100km 2, and has an occupation area of less than 10km 2. Also, there is intensive oil and gas extraction that is causing continuous decline and fragmentation of its habitat.
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Marshall Adams

Ghana

With a focus on Ghana as a detailed case study, this project objective aims to increase our understanding of good governance performance. Ghana is one of the designated EU FLEGT VPA countries and was the first to engage in the VPA processes in order to strengthen forest law enforcement. The negotiations of VPAs began in March 2007 and came into force on December 1, 2009.
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Marsya Sibarani

Indonesia

To preserve the legacy of Indonesia’s rich biodiversity, early-career conservationists must be armed with relevant practical skills and be knowledgeable. However, the current formal conservation education at universities in Indonesia does not adequately address the needs of early-career conservationists.
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Martín Boullhesen

Argentina

Two species of Marsupial Frogs in Argentina were rediscovered after time lapses of 20 and 25 years without registries. However, a third species, Calilegua’s Marsupial Frog is still missing and is one of the “Most Wanted” lost amphibians species of the world.
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Martin Requena Serra

Argentina

The alterations in groundwater dynamics caused by changes in land-cover are particularly important in drylands due to the great fragility of these ecosystems.
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Matthew Peters

Guatemala

For three years, Volunteer Petén has been actively working with the rain forest of Guatemala, education in schools, and with the community of San Andres, Petén by protecting and managing an ecological reserve in San Andrea. We now hope to explain and provide all the information that we have gathered over the years about the environment and land management to the community.
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Mayra Alejandra Galindo Panqueva

Colombia

This project is based on the need evidenced in the department of Cesar, where the tropical dry forest predominates, hosting diversity of wildlife adapted to drought conditions, most of them in some category of threat, being key ecosystems for the processes of adaptation to climate change.
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