Projects by Year

Projects by year

Cameron Goodhead


The Bornean orangutan has recently been classified by the IUCN as a critically endangered species, as a result of dramatic population declines across the past century. Understanding the population distributions and trends of wild Bornean orangutans is vital for the development of effective conservation schemes.
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Camila Deutsch


Ceratophrys ornata is an emblematic amphibian from South American temperate grasslands. Many populations in Argentina have apparently declined and it has not been formally recorded in Brazil and Uruguay since 1982. Although its global conservation status is Near Threatened, this assessment is currently outdated and incomplete.
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Camila Rocca


One of the terrestrial exotic species that has concentrated considerable attention due to its negative impacts on conservation efforts is the wild boar, Sus scrofa. The impacts of the wild boar in its introduced and native ranges affect all components of the ecosystem.
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Camila Vieira Molina


São Paulo state is the originally home range of ten NWP species, from those the species that still inhabit protected areas around São Paulo city is the Alouatta guariba clamitans, Callithrix aurita, Sapajus nigritus and Callicebus nigrifrons; all have some threatened degree.
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Cecilia Barriga Bahamonde


Indigenous communities rely on fruit-eating mammals as meat and on the plants these animals disperse for a variety of uses such as food, construction, and crafts.
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Charles Agbor Emogor


The WBP recently got reclassified from Vulnerable to Endangered to reflect the increasing threats to their survival, which includes habitat loss and overexploitation. Numerous studies have recorded large quantities of the WBP in wildmeat markets and confiscations made at national and international borders. Regrettably, efforts to conserve P.
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Charles Kivasu Maingi


The involvement of the local communities in the conservation of non-human primate habitats is one way of ensuring the survival of critical species, such as the critically endangered Tana River mangabey. This is because people will own the whole process and understand conservation strategies.
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Clara Emilia Mosso


As global population increases, urban expansion is turning into a forest loss and degradation driver that causes detrimental impacts on ecological processes and functions. In the Argentinian side of Patagonia, about 90% of the human population is concentrated in urban areas (INDEC 2010), and there is an increasing pressure for urban development into surrounding natural areas (Zagarola et al.
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Cristina Argudin Violante


Mexican tropical forests are amongst of the world’s hotspots of hunting-induced defaunation. Up to 70% of meat consumed by Mexican rural villages originates from hunting. This activity has profound implications for biodiversity, ecosystem function, and human livelihoods.
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Daniel Niyonsaba


This assessment will be carried out in Nyungwe National Park in areas formerly occupied by elephants in identified in previous research done on perceptions of local communities about the cause of the extinction of elephants in Nyungwe National Park, also funded by the Rufford Foundation.
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