Projects by Year

Projects by year

Vu Nguyen Dang Hoang


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


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


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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Yasuní Chiriboga


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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Zewdu Kifle


Primates in Ethiopia are vulnerable to future decline throughout their ranges due to their proximity of habitats to human settlement and farmland areas. Currently, many primate species in Ethiopia live in suboptimal fragmented habitats of hostile matrices as the result of habitat loss and degradation and are highly vulnerable to risk of local extinction.
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Zinsou Cosme Koudenoukpo


The Pendjari River is the only permanent watercourse in the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (PBR), often referred to as the Pendjari National Park (PNP), situated in the extreme north-west of Benin and is part of the ramsar site no. 1669.
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