Projects by Year

Projects by year

Justin Baumann

Belize

During the past three years I have learned that near shore massive corals in Belize grow faster than offshore ones in spite of living in warmer, more variable, and likely higher nutrient and sediment conditions. All of these factors are considered to be negative to coral health, indicating that some degree of thermal or environmental tolerance may have been granted to these near shore corals.
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Kadeba Abel

Burkina Faso

Local beer (dolo) is used in socio-cultural ceremonies performed in rocky environments throughout the country.
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Karim Eissa

Egypt

To complement the previous work in the previous two projects to determine the conservation status of threatened species in Egypt and in order to help decision makers (national and international) to develop an efficient and effective conservation strategy using complementary in situ and ex situ techniques, it is important to have a clear understanding of target species geographical distribution, an
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Karma Gyeltshen

Bhutan

Hornbills are the large and charismatic birds of tropical forest in Africa and Asia. They are frugivory and disperse seed which help in maintaining forest ecosystem, thus hornbills are also called farmers of the forest (Naish, 2011). Globally there are 57 species of hornbills; 32 in Asia and 25 in Africa (Poonswad et al., 2013).
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Karuna Karki

Nepal

Resolving human snow leopard conflict is important not only for its continued survival but also for ensuring sustainable livestock production by pastoral communities (McCarthy and Chapron 2003).
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Kaushal Yadav

Nepal

During the research of Human- Himalayan black bear (hereafter black bear) conflict in February, 2017, there were several evidence of activity of black bear near human settlement. Despite being winter, indirect evidences like fresh scat, claw mark and pugmark of black bear were abundantly recorded.
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Khadananda Paudel

Nepal

Red-headed Vulture is one of the most critically endangered vulture species in the world. In Nepal, its estimated population is 200-400 individuals (Inskipp et al., 2016) and has been suffering an extremely rapid population reduction in the recent past; is likely to continue into the near future and can go extinct unless effective conservation measures initiated.
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Khima Nand Balodi

India

The population of critically endangered Gyps vultures in the Indian Sub-continent has severely declined due to poisoning of diclofenac and other known threats during the recent decades. The Terai region of Uttarakhand supports seven vultures species including the three critically endangered vultures (Gyps bengalensis, Gyps tenuirostris and Sarcogyps calvus).
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Kingsley Ansah

Ghana

The Atewa Range Forest Reserve, home to unique, diverse and often threatened flora and fauna species faces several pressures, and in more recent times illegal mining and potential bauxite mining.
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Kiran Thapa Magar

Nepal

The Alpine Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster) is classified as an endangered species by the IUCN and protected species in Nepal under the National Park and Wildlife Conservation Act 1973. The population of this species is rapidly declining from Nepal and its ranges countries. The reasons behind its declination are poaching and habitat loss. This species is found across Himalayan ranges in Nepal.
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