Projects by Year

Projects by year

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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Víctor Aguilera Molina


The global decline in pollinator abundance and diversity is alarming, as it threatens both the balance of ecosystems and agricultural productivity. This project deals with evaluating the state of pollinating insects, especially bees and flies, in the north-western Mexican state of Baja California, where agricultural areas are expanding.
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Vishnupriya Sankararaman


The Western Ghats of India, a global biodiversity hotspot, has experienced a 40% reduction in forest cover, and a four-fold increase in forest fragments in the last century. Moreover, only 9% of the Ghats is protected in reserves, while most of the remaining is dominated by human-use landscapes.
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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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