Projects by Year

Projects by year

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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Branislav Dimitrov

Serbia

The greatest part of Serbian hydrographic network is comprised of streams and small rivers. They are of invaluable significance due to functions their ecosystems perform: they represent drinking water resource, protect from floods and erosion, participate in water purification and are habitats of many rare and endemic species.
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Buyandelger Suuri

Mongolia

The Pallas’ cat is a threatened species in IUCN list. We captured 9 Pallas’s cats in Sukhbaatar province in April of 2017 and observed them every month. The breeding season, we observed 50 individuals of Pallas’s cat (adult and kitten) in a rocky area (~5 km2) in a day. But, we find just 3 individuals in the area in dispersal period.
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Camila Molina González

Chile

Araucaria araucana (Mol.) K Koch, called araucaria or pehuen (indigenous name), is an evergreen conifer endemic to the temperate forests of Chile and Argentina. Its distribution in the coastal zone of Chile restricts its presence to the Nahuelbuta mountain range.
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Camille Fritsch

South Africa

Hippopotamus amphibious (hippo) are an iconic species within South Africa, and throughout continental Africa. Not only do they have value in the tourism industry, but they also play an important role in their environment as ecosystem engineers.
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Camilo Loaiza Gómez

Colombia

Environmental degradation by development works in the neotropic, especially in Colombia has been compensated creating environmental compensation areas.
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