Projects by Year

Projects by year

Juan Sebastian Ayala

Colombia

We will conduct workshops with local communities of El Valle - Bahia Solano in Colombia to update and improve their knowledge and skills for nesting beach assessments.
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June Mutinda

Kenya

The Eastern Mountain Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) is a critically endangered large forest antelope that is endemic to Kenya and now restricted only in the mountain forest habitat in Kenyan highlands. The existing wild population, less than 100 individuals is greatly isolated and risk extirpation.
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Lalith Ekanayake

Sri Lanka

Kalpitiya peninsula located in Gulf of Mannar which one side is sea and other side is Puttlam lagoon. It is a biodiversity rich area including sea turtles and other marine megafauna such as dolphins, whales & dugongs. Moreover, various habitats such as coral reefs, seagrasses and also largest mangrove coverage in Sri Lanka. Bar reef home to 156 species of coral and 283 species of fish.
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Laura Vanopdenbosch

Costa Rica

Caño Island Biological Reserve and Marino Ballena National Park are two of the most touristic places for scuba diving and snorkelling in Costa Rica. With around 197.000 visitors every year, and the lack of environmental consciousness, those ecosystems get damaged every day.
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Leo Khasoha

Kenya

Across taxa worldwide, ecological communities are dominated by one or a few species that tend to be common, with many more species that are rare. The Resource Breadth Hypothesis (Brown 1984, Brown et al 1995) proposes a mechanism for this general pattern.
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Lotanna Micah Nneji

Nigeria

Our previous RSG project was first to create species inventory comprising 18 amphibian and 26 reptile species, with three possibly new herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) species of genus Leptopelis, Ptychadena and Lycophidion in Gashaka Gumti National Park (GGNP) Nigeria. Worrisome, we documented alarming threats to herpetofauna due to increased human activities in GGNP.
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Lucy Kemp

South Africa

Southern Ground-Hornbill (SGH) are regionally Endangered and thus nationally prioritised as a Threatened or Protected Species. It is a top-order predator, providing ecosystem services. It is also culturally significant, associated with good summer rains, and as a totem animal.
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Manase Elisa Pallangyo

Tanzania

This project is carried out in the West-Kilimanjaro area which is part of the larger Arusha-Kilimanjaro ecosystem, a wildlife-rich area in the northern Tanzania. It consists of arid land situated between Arusha and Kilimanjaro national parks and irrigated by rivers from the two parks.
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Marcellinus Essah

Ghana

The West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis is evolutionary distinct and globally endangered (EDGE) species. The species known locally as “Sea cow” is the source of many myths, legends and rituals. It is revered and considered as capricious river goddess popularly known as “Maame Water” in many local river communities in Ghana.
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Maria Camargo

Fiji

Oceanic islands in the western south Pacific are quite susceptible to the occurrence of extremely destructive tropical cyclones. Such is the case of Fiji and Cyclone Winston (CW) (Category 5), which struck the country in 2016. From the total mangrove coverage in Fiji, 67% was distributed within a 50-km radius of the CW’path, resulting as one of the major affected ecosystems from this event.
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