Projects by Year

Projects by year

Nazerke Bizhanova


The Turkestan lynx (Lynx lynx isabellina Blyth, 1847) is a rare subspecies of the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx L., 1758), listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Kazakhstan (“Status III, a rare subspecies, the area and number of which are reducing”). This elusive cat is a rare representative of the carnivorans (order Carnivora) inhabiting the Tien Shan Mountains.
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Nedim Jukić

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mountains cover large areas of the territory in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With mean altitude of 625 meters a.s.l. it is one of the highest countries in the Southeast Europe. Most of its mountains belongs to the Dinaric Alps system that stretches in the northwest-southeast direction through several other countries as well.
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Neupane Suman Shree


Himalayan black bear, a vulnerable species included in IUCN Red List, is endangered in national red list of Nepal. They are distributed across the Mid-to-high hills and recorded in most of the mountainous Protected Areas that represent the prime habitat of the black bear.
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Ngansop Tounkam Marlène


Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) represent an important source of food, traditional medicine and other purposes (Ngansop et al., 2019). Hence, many species have multiple uses, as is the case with Garcinia kola (Clusiaceae) commonly known as Bitter kola (Manourová et al., 2019).
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Nguvan Mercy Agaigbe


Fire is a key disturbance measure that drives community dynamics and ecosystem function. It is a measure that has characterized many ecosystems worldwide with positive and negative outcomes that vary depending on ecosystem type, time of application, and fire characteristics.
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Nguyen Huu Nghia


The endangered black-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nigripes) is endemic colobine and listed as Critically Endangered by IUCN (IUCN, 2020). The langur is facing a critical future as they are found only in few fragmented areas (Nadler, 2003). The Thuan Nam has been confirmed to be to have the most viable population of this langur in south coastal provinces (Nadler, 2003).
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Nguyen Van Kien


Traditional chemical free rice based agroecological farming systems were introduced in the Mekong Delta since 1705 (Biggs 2012). This system adapted to natural environment which supported diversity of foods (rice, aquatic animals, and vegetables) to million people in the Mekong Region.
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Nicola Ransome

El Salvador

Currently, there is limited cetacean research ongoing in El Salvador. Historically, research has been limited to surveys at much larger scales (e.g. the Eastern Tropical Pacific dolphin stock surveys conducted by NOAA until 2006 and NOAA’s humpback whale SPLASH Project conducted throughout the North Pacific 2004 – 2006).
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Nzayisenga Gaspard


Feral and Free ranging dogs have emerged as a threat to wildlife in Volcanoes National Park presenting a conservation concern. Of recent, feral and free ranging dogs are killing wildlife at an alarming rate. Antelopes (e.g. duikers and bushbucks) and monkeys (Golden Monkeys) are the major victims of these dogs.
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Olga Titova


Humpback whale feeding grounds in Russia are some of the least studied in the world. In particular, little is known about the hard to reach and undeveloped regions such as the Arctic coast of Chukotka. Due to both recovery after depletion by commercial whaling and long-term climate change, humpback whales appear to be heading north and occupying previously depopulated or new Arctic habitats.
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