Projects by Year

Projects by year

Charles Agbor Emogor


The WBP recently got reclassified from Vulnerable to Endangered to reflect the increasing threats to their survival, which includes habitat loss and overexploitation. Numerous studies have recorded large quantities of the WBP in wildmeat markets and confiscations made at national and international borders. Regrettably, efforts to conserve P.
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Clara Emilia Mosso


As global population increases, urban expansion is turning into a forest loss and degradation driver that causes detrimental impacts on ecological processes and functions. In the Argentinian side of Patagonia, about 90% of the human population is concentrated in urban areas (INDEC 2010), and there is an increasing pressure for urban development into surrounding natural areas (Zagarola et al.
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Cristina Argudin Violante


Mexican tropical forests are amongst of the world’s hotspots of hunting-induced defaunation. Up to 70% of meat consumed by Mexican rural villages originates from hunting. This activity has profound implications for biodiversity, ecosystem function, and human livelihoods.
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Daniel Niyonsaba


This assessment will be carried out in Nyungwe National Park in areas formerly occupied by elephants in identified in previous research done on perceptions of local communities about the cause of the extinction of elephants in Nyungwe National Park, also funded by the Rufford Foundation.
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Daniela Alejandra Rátiva Gaona


The Ranchería River is the most important river of La Guajira, Colombia. It is river is endangered because has two big project that affect it negative. El Cerrejón, that is an open pit coal mine that has been operating since 1985 with current extraction area is 69,000 hectares and its daily extraction reaches 108 tons of coal.
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Daphawan Khamcha


Giant Nuthatch (Sitta magna) is a globally endangered species. However, it is poorly known globally and has received little attention, particularly regarding habitat management. Therefore, conducting this project will be an excellent opportunity to engage in conservation work that will likely directly benefit a globally endangered species. This project will focus mainly in Thailand.
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Dayene Santiago Mendes


As plastic debris in marine areas originates mainly from terrestrial areas, coastal environments are particularly affected by its deposition. Pneumatophore roots are considered the main responsible for the retention of plastic residue in the mangroves. Crabs, in turn, are a dominant and relevant faunal component due to their key role in keeping mangrove forests healthy and resilient.
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Deogratias Lihepanyama


This project intends to conserve wildlife species particularly the lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) and their feeding habitat, which is the Momella lakes ecosystem that is suspected to suffer from effects related to human encroachment.
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Dereje Yazezew Mammo


It has been agreed that biodiversity is the base for essential environmental services upon which life on Earth depends and improve human well-being. However, human-wildlife conflicts (HWCs) are predicted to increase globally and pose a challenge for conservation managers. HWC occurs in several different contexts and spans a range of animal taxonomic groups and countries.
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Diane Gendron


While the blue whales in the Loreto Bay National Park (LBNP) are subject to whale watching (WW) activity, which is done with the least possible impact through the passive method, a decrease in the whales’ body condition has been consistently observed since 2015. This is a subject of concern to all park users.
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