Projects by Year

Projects by year

Van Dinh

Vietnam

Rosewoods (Dalbergia) is among the most threatened plants in Vietnam due to high demand from illegal trade and logging. All of rosewood that naturally distribute in Vietnam are listed protected species by Government of Vietnam. Globally, the rosewoods are as vulnerable or endangered by IUCN.
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Vanessa Gabrielle Nóbrega Gomes

Brazil

Nearly 1/3 of all cacti species in the world are at risk of extinction. In Brazil, Cactaceae is one of the 10 most endangered families from the national flora. The main threats are consequences from human activities, habitat destruction, collection activities and ilegal trade of specimens and seeds.
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Vanessa Guimarães-Lopes

Brazil

The Rio Doce State Park (PERD) is the first state Conservation Unit (UC) created, contains the largest remnant of Atlantic Forest in Minas Gerais (MG) – Brazil and it's one of the world's leading biodiversity hotspots. This park is local that suffered/suffers due to the industrial disaster involving iron ore tailings dam that caused one of the biggest environmental disasters in Brazil's history.
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Vu Nguyen Dang Hoang

Vietnam

Caves are isolated from each other on both karst and lava fields, which can be considered an island with their own peculiarities of herpetofauna biogeography. Also, the peculiar habitats without sunlight contain specific ecosystems inhabited by peculiar amphibians with specialized physiological and behavioral adaptation.
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Vukašin Bjelica

Macedonia

Golem Grad island is a strictly protected area within National Park Galičica (North Macedonia). It is better known as “Snake Island”, due to the large population of dice snakes inhabiting the 20ha large island.
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Wade Keith Stanton-Jones

South Africa

Sungazers (Smaug giganteus) are Threatened lizards that are endemic to the highveld grasslands of South Africa. These ambush foragers seek refuge in self-constructed burrows, where they spend most of their lives, and activity is concentrated around those burrows.
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Wang Weiyi

China

The Giant Panda National Park (‘GPNP’ hereafter) is among the most prominent trial sites of China’s National Park system. Due to open to the public in 2020, it will bring together 77 existing protected areas (‘PAs’ hereafter), connect the 18 fragmented giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) populations, and streamline conservation efforts in the region.
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Woo Chee Yoong

Malaysia

Focused ecological research on a species can provide useful insights to their biological requirements, which can aid conservation management. Otters are keystone species in river, and wetland ecosystems via their trophic position as apex predators that can stabilize populations of fish and invertebrates, or alternatively, precipitate trophic cascades.
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Yamil Edgardo Di Blanco

Argentina

So far, this project was geographically focused in two strictly protected areas, Copo and El Impenetrable National Parks. Each area covers around 1,200 km2 of continuous and wellpreserved forests, and both are considered core areas for the conservation of the remaining population of Giant armadillos in the region.
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Yasuní Chiriboga

Ecuador

The Galapagos Marine Reserve hosts one of the last remaining aggregations of sharks in the world, being the most touristic attraction of the islands. Despite this fact, little is known about their juvenile stage. Nursery grounds are key areas for the development of several species, as Carcharhinus limbatus.
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