Projects by Year

Projects by year

Ashan Thudugala

Sri Lanka

Monitoring and conservation of small wild cats in Human mediated landscapes in Hill Country Sri Lanka” project is design to monitor the small wild cats and the threats the face in central hills of Sri Lanka. As an outcome of this project we will be working towards the threat mitigation process to diminish them.
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Ashni Kumar Dhawale

India

The goals of the proposed study are to uncover the behavioural responses of the lion-tailed macaque groups that are increasingly utilising the anthropogenic landscape surrounding their rainforest habitats on the Valparai Plateau, India, and initiate long-term monitoring of the subpopulation of the Puthuthottam rainforest fragment.
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Atagana Patrick Jules

Cameroon

With its 526 000 hectares, the Dja reserve is the largest protected area in Cameroon and is an UICN biosphere reserve (UICN, 1987). The vegetation is described as semi-deciduous lowland tropical rainforest (Letouzey, 1968) between 400 and 800 m elevation. Four main habitat types occur in this reserve: Upland forest; Rapphia swamp; Uapaca swamp and the inselberg associated forest.
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Balemba Emmanuel Balagizi

Congo (Kinshasa)

The Maringa-Lopori-Wamba(MLW) landscape’s most precious ecosystems –and the livelihoods of local communities who depend on them –are at stake. Recent inventory report estimates that about 30% of forests of the protected area of Iyondji Community Bonobos Reserve (ICBR), a community-based protected area, have been completely deforested in the past years.
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Basma Sheta

Egypt

There is a critical lack of understanding of reedbed ecological function that we seek to address. Constructed reedbeds have been promoted as a low-cost and ecologically friendly method to improve water quality in polluted ecosystems. Part of their appeal is that they provide extra habitat and should enhance biodiversity.
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Bhuwan Singh Bist

Nepal

Fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is a medium-sized wild cat of Southeast Asia listed in the category of vulnerable by the IUCN Red Data List. It was assessed as the endangered species during the 2010 period due to the lack of periodic assessment, highly suspected threats that could have led to the extirpation from the range.
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Bimal Raj Shrestha

Nepal

The trans-Himalayan region in Nepal is unique in terms of biodiversity because of unique climate and geographical topography. Manang, one of the three districts that fall in trans-Himalayan region, is relatively well studied for its biodiversity. Yet, in depth, study on butterflies are very scanty.
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Biraj Shrestha

Nepal

Kirati people are one of the indigenous ethnic groups of Nepal that are animists living in the hilly regions and utilize the natural resources to meet their needs. At present, there are two main divisions of Kirati as; Limbu and Rai groups who are fond of eating stream dwelling frogs locally known as ‘Paha’.
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Bishnu Achhami

Nepal

Three species of Musk Deer, that occur in Nepal are assessed globally Endangered and listed in CITES Appendix I. Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) is one of the potential habitat of Musk Deer. Their population is decreasing due to poaching the animal for musk pods, hide, skin and fur generally setting snares and also shooting by guns.
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Boris Davidov

Bosnia and Herzegovina

For the past 2 years the team has spent working on the Danube salmon populations in the big part of the area that this fish inhabits in Una River. The Danube salmon is endangered species of fish on the IUCN red list of threatened species and the river Una represents one of the last habitats that are not influenced by dams and changing morphology of the river.
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