Projects by Year

Projects by year

Armand Richard Nzoko Fiemapong

Cameroon

Within invertebrates, the class Diplopoda (millipedes) is a very important, mega-diverse and abundant group, this being especially true for tropical forest biomes. Although extremely important in terms of taxonomic diversity (about 80,000 species expected and ca.
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Arthur de Souza Soares

Brazil

The Hyptidinae subtribe, Ocimeae tribe and subfamily Nepetoideae (Lamiaceae), has its predominance occurrence in the Neotropical region, with only two species extending its range to Africa (Harley et al. 2004). The first phylogeny of Hyptidinae (Pastore et al. 2011) proved its monophyly but also has shown that the genus Hyptis Jacq. was seriously paraphyletic.
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Ashni Kumar Dhawale

India

The project aims to understand behavioural shifts, demographic patterns and physiological health of a unique subpopulation of the endangered lion-tailed macaque, as it explores and exploits human habitations and human-food resources. The specific objectives are:
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Bageshwer Singh

India

Punjab, owing to its vast and fertile alluvial plains, has been one of the foremost regions for agriculture in India since last several decades. With the expansion of agriculture, there have been consequent decrease in the natural green spaces, including the wetlands, leaving wild, natural areas in small patches, predominantly along rivers and wetlands.
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Bimal Raj Shrestha

Nepal

The heterogeneity in the landscape, climatic variation, and existence of the wide elevational ranges have made the trans-Himalayan region a remarkable site for globally protected and endemic butterfly species.
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Bismay Ranjan Tripathy

India

Human-elephant conflict (HEC) poses a significant threat to elephant’s continued existence. In this conflict, both has to pay terrible price. Elephants cause damage amounting from a few thousand dollars to millions of dollars every year in India. Annually, on an average 100-300 humans and 70-80 elephants are killed during the deadly interaction in India.
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Boris P. Yehouenou Tessi

Benin

The need to feed a growing population and the effects of global climate change are putting further pressure on natural resources, mainly forests in which the local community relies on as the main source of subsistence. In Benin, despite the fact that many forests have the status of protected areas, they are still under pressure from the local community.
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Brenda Cruz García

Mexico

On the last decades, biodiversity conservation has become a priority due to the so-called environmental crisis. Climate change (CC) and anthropogenic activities are some of the main threats against the integrity of species communities.
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Brou Guy-Mathieu Assovi

Ivory Coast

The white-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) (EN) and the black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla) (VU) (IUCN) are the two species occurring in the Tanoe-Ehy Swamp Forest. Pangolins have recently been labelled the most heavily trafficked mammals in the world and are in dreadful conservation action needs.
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Caitlin Melidonis

Tanzania

The Kilombero Valley in southern Tanzania is a mosaic of human settlements, wildlife habitat fragments and agricultural and grazing lands . The landscape is critical for the movement and connectivity of Tanzania’s southern and western African elephant populations, which comprise approximately 50% of East Africa’s elephants .
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