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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Lilianna Wolf

Mexico

White-nose syndrome is a virulent fungal disease that has decimated North American bat populations since it was first documented in 2006. Currently, the range of the fungus that causes the disease, Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd), is expanding. The fungus has now been detected in 21 counties in Texas. Most concerningly, 18 Tadarida brasiliensis bats have tested positive for the fungus.
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Lívia Maria Negrini Ferreira

Brazil

The conservation of terrestrial ecosystems depends, to a large extent, on the conservation of pollinators, among which bees stand out. One of the probable causes for the population decline of bees is the increase in the use of agrochemicals, but this hypothesis has been insufficiently tested with Brazilian wild bees, especially in field studies.
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Lorena Bueno Valadão Mendes

Brazil

Pollination is a vital ecological process for the maintenance of angiosperm communities and represents an important ecosystem service. In Brazil, about 60% of crops are dependent on pollination by animals. However, the intensification and unsustainable use of natural resources, reducing the available native vegetations, have compromised this ecosystem service.
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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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Lougbégnon Hyppolite Aignon

Benin

Tropical forests cover about 7% of the Earth's surface and contain at least 50% of global diversity but are currently under serious threat due to human activities and climate change which cause species disappearance (Bawa and Dayanandan, 1998).
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