Projects by Year

Projects by year

Ugo Mendes Diniz

Brazil

The ecology of nectar-feeding bats and their resource plants is widely unknown. The Brazilian Cerrado is a rich neotropical savannah containing several nectar bat species, but it is under severe threat due to the expansion of urban and agricultural matrices.
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Upendo Msalilwa

Tanzania

The African baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) is an important source of income food, and nutritional supply for local communities in rural Africa especially during the times of food shortage. It is the most important edible savannah trees, and this necessitates a close conservation of the species both in the protected and unprotected areas.
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Valery Binda Aghah

Cameroon

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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Vedharajan Balaji

India

The project would strengthen existing dugong rescue and release unit of our centre, recruiting two staffs from fishing community. These two staffs will coordinate the volunteers from each village for dugong watch programme to provide update of dugong sightings in local area. So, it would help for rescue and release of dugongs as well as preventing dugong hunting.
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Víctor Aguilera Molina

Mexico

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

India

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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Voon-Ching Lim

Malaysia

Understanding the supply and demand of ecosystem services within a marine protected area is crucial for developing an integrated management plan. Ecosystem service supply is the capability of an area to provide ecosystem goods and services within a given time period, whereas ecosystem service demand is the ecosystem goods and services consumed and used in an area over a time period.
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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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Yi Xin Chen

China

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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