Projects by Year

Projects by year

Lucy Kemp

South Africa

The Mabula Ground Hornbill Project strives to slow and then reverse the decline of the Endangered Southern Ground-Hornbill within South Africa. The species faces a number of anthropogenic threats such as the loss of natural nesting trees, secondary poisoning, and persecution for territorial window-breaking, resulting in the need for a diverse range of mitigations.
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Luz I. Loría Amores

Panama

The Central American white-faced monkey (Cebus imitator) has developed an opportunistic behaviour to use the resources offered by farmlands near natural forests and feed on crops. This phenomenon has led many farmers to perceive this primate as a destructive specie, promoting harassment, and apply lethal techniques to protect crops from damage by monkeys.
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Lyle Vorsatz

South Africa,Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Mangroves are generally regarded as nursery areas for many marine and coastal species. Despite the rarity and critical role mangroves play in coastal and marine environments and its contribution to society, they are considered to be increasingly under threat through natural and anthropogenic disturbances.
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Manuel Fonseca

Colombia

The study of feeding behaviour in a critically endangered species is of vital importance, to understand their trophic interactions and dietary strategies. Colombian woolly monkeys are one of the largest New World primate species, they are endemic of the Andean and nearby regions of Colombia.
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Marc Ward

Costa Rica

In 1998, Marc and Rachel Ward, U.S. visitors to Costa Rica, became aware that almost 100% of the endangered sea turtle eggs laid on Punta Pargos beaches were illegally taken. In addition, nesting populations had declined dramatically since the 1970’s.
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Marcela Yilotl Cazares Sanchez

Mexico

This project studies the vulnerability of the genus Quercus as the potential or the probability to receive damage due to the exposure of a disturbance or stressors over time and space at the Valle de Jovel basin-Chiapas, where exist a complicated situation with the oaks, because they are not allowed to reach the reproduction stage and have a short life before being used again, these characteristic
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Marcelle Pacheco

Brazil

Habitat loss and climate change are the main threats to global biodiversity. Large-scale ecological restoration is imperative to mitigate the effects of these threats, complementing actions to the conservation of pristine areas.
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Margaret Owuor

Kenya

Forest degradation has altered many world’s tropical forest landscapes. This degradation affects local communities who depend on forest resources i.e. medicines, vegetables for their wellbeing.
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Maria Cecilia Ferreira

Brazil

Forest habitats suffer from extensive loss and fragmentation worldwide. Cerrado and Atlantic Forest are both considered hotspots and have high priority for the conservation of global biodiversity.
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María de las Mercedes Guerisoli

Argentina

Damage caused by wildlife to agricultural and forestry production is a serious concern among producers worldwide. This interaction has important implications for the sustainability of economic activities and for the conservation of wildlife. Ungulates, particularly deer, can cause serious damage to forest plantations.
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