Projects by Year

Projects by year

Russom Tewelde


Bird records in Eritrea are very incomplete and/or negligible, data quality is poor and bird conservation policy is in its infancy stage, but clearly not for lack of birds. Many past studies did not recognize Eritrea as a separate state from Ethiopia. Due to the years of war, survey work has been severely restricted.
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Sayef Laamiri


Freshwater Bivalves of the Order Unionida, frequently referred as freshwater mussels or naiads, have a broad geographical distribution that includes all continents except Antarctica with more than 800 species described to date.
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Shantanu Joshi


Biodiversity monitoring is essential in understanding how global issues like climate change, habitat loss, deforestation and pollution are affecting natural ecosystems, which will help to make informed conservation and management decisions. Freshwater ecosystems are most severely affected by above-mentioned threats and are in urgent need of attention.
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Simula Peres Maijo


Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) populations across Africa are dramatically declining (Estrada et al., 2017), mainly due to anthropogenic activities. As chimpanzees prefer areas with low disturbance intensities (Bryson-Morrison et al., 2017), only few studies have investigated how anthropogenic activities influence chimpanzee habitat use. While eastern chimpanzee (P. t.
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Temidayo Adeyanju


In-depth group discussion and structured questionnaires will be used to assess information on perception, knowledge and attitudes of residents towards bat species conservation in selected communities (Imoba, Etemi, Ese-Oke and Baoku). Discussions will be based on the current threats associated with their activities and the currents rate of forest loss.
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Warda Kanagwa


Parthenium hysterophorus L. is a short-lived perennial herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Asteraceae. It is native to Mexico and Southern US and it is capable of spreading through trade as contaminants of crops, farm machinery and grains. In Africa, P. hysterophorus is occurring in several countries including Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique. P.
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Yasmín Quintana Morales


Invasive species are considered one of the main causes of biodiversity loss and Global Change. Armored catfishes are native to South America, the region with the most functionally diverse ichthyofauna in the world.
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