Projects by Year

Projects by year

Lucy Kemp

South Africa

Southern Ground-Hornbill (SGH) are regionally Endangered and thus nationally prioritised as a Threatened or Protected Species. It is a top-order predator, providing ecosystem services. It is also culturally significant, associated with good summer rains, and as a totem animal.
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Manase Elisa Pallangyo


This project is carried out in the West-Kilimanjaro area which is part of the larger Arusha-Kilimanjaro ecosystem, a wildlife-rich area in the northern Tanzania. It consists of arid land situated between Arusha and Kilimanjaro national parks and irrigated by rivers from the two parks.
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Marcellinus Essah


The West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis is evolutionary distinct and globally endangered (EDGE) species. The species known locally as “Sea cow” is the source of many myths, legends and rituals. It is revered and considered as capricious river goddess popularly known as “Maame Water” in many local river communities in Ghana.
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Maria Camargo


Oceanic islands in the western south Pacific are quite susceptible to the occurrence of extremely destructive tropical cyclones. Such is the case of Fiji and Cyclone Winston (CW) (Category 5), which struck the country in 2016. From the total mangrove coverage in Fiji, 67% was distributed within a 50-km radius of the CW’path, resulting as one of the major affected ecosystems from this event.
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Mariana Allasino


Pollinators play an essential role for ecosystem health and maintain biodiversity through the pollination of both native plants and domesticated crops. In Argentina, many of the fruits, vegetables and some cereal crops are dependent upon pollination for full fruit set.
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Matthew Crane


Southeast Asia is an important region for biodiversity, with incredibly high species richness and endemism. Bats are a critical component of this landscape: they comprise nearly 30% of Southeast Asia’s mammal species and provide vital ecosystem services (Kunz et al., 2011).
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Mecklina Michael


Invasive alien species are those that have become established in a new surroundings, then reproduce and spread in ways that are destructive to biodiversity and/or human interests (Getachew et al., 2012). Current studies on invasive pollinator mutualism have focused only on the indirect impact of invasion for the native plant pollination (Stout et al., 2017).
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Melissa E. Rodríguez Menjívar

El Salvador

The process of seed dispersal by bats is mostly based in small-seeded plants, although it has been proved the importance of bats dispersing large-seeded plants, which are associated with mature habitats and the dispersal of this type of seeds are traditionally linked with large frugivorous vertebrates, therefore there are still few studies on bats and their contribution in dispersing big seeds in
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Michael Mills


Afromontane forest is the most threatened habitat type in Angola (<800 ha remaining). It forms the smallest and most isolated Afromontane centre. Mount Moco has the second-most Afromontane forest in Angola, but rapid forest loss and degradation, driven primary by human-caused grassland fires, is putting endemic, forest-dependent birds at risk of extinction.
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Muhammad Danie Al Malik


Savu Sea is known as an important habitat for nursery and migratory corridor; therefore, traditional fishing practices are thriving within this area. Mobulid hunt has been known as one of the common fishing practice in this area. Despite the attempt to protect the ray population by establishing National Park within several areas of Savu Sea, the ray hunt is still happening.
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