Projects by Year

Projects by year

Dincy Mariyam

India

Tourism in terrestrial protected areas (PAs) is increasing in developing economies such as India. It is time to consider alternate management practices with many of them reaching their carrying capacities. For developing novel tourism models, it is important to incorporate the attitudes and expectations of the stakeholders involved in tourism.
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Diogo Ferreira

Cameroon

Agricultural expansion is the main driver of tropical deforestation. Most agricultural expansion in the 21st century will take place in South America and Sub-Saharan Africa, home to the two largest expanses of tropical rainforest in the world. However, nearly all research focused on the balance between agriculture and biodiversity has been conducted in temperate regions.
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Dmitrii Sadokov

Armenia

The project is aimed at comprehensive research and methodical elaboration of conservation measures for the Lori lakes system – approximately 15-20 lakes. The lakes are located in an intermountain basin surrounded by ridges 600-800 meters higher than the valley surface.
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Dorah Mbogo

Tanzania

Ruvu-South Coastal Forest Reserve forms one of the most important coastal forests in the East Africa coastal belt. The reserve supports the Eastern Arc and Coastal Forest endemic vertebrates and Important Bird Area (Baker & Baker, 2002) hosting rare and threatened forest bird species, reptiles, amphibians and plant species endemic to the Swahili Regional Centre of Endemism.
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Dossa Winnie Binabo Ingrid

Benin

The Alibori Supérieur Forest Reserve is home to many natural habitats rich in biodiversity (Neuenschwander et al. 2011). Shifting cultivation is a long-standing tradition among farmers in the region, mainly due to the rampant expansion of the production of cash crops such as cotton.
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Douglas Kamaru Njeri

Kenya

Ants are recognized for their abilities to invade and dominate areas outside their native geographic range, with seven species recognized as the most widespread and invasive worldwide, including; Anoplolepis longipes, Linepithema humile, Paratrechina longicornis, Solenopsis invicta, Solenopsis germinate, Wasmannia auropunctata and Pheidole megacephala, and they are said to possess characteristics
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Egbe Confidence Kedjuanji

Cameroon

The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee is the most endangered chimpanzee in the world and is endemic only to two African countries, Nigeria and Cameroon (Morgan et al. 2011). Current knowledge of its population is scant and based mostly on rough estimates (Morgan et al. 2011). This subspecies of Ape is found in the Gulf of Guinea biodiversity hotspot located in western equatorial Africa (Morgan et al.
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Eliana Montenegro

Ecuador

The Banded-Ground Cuckoo (BGC) is a regional endemic that inhabits restricted territories in remnant primary and secondary lower Chocó rainforests in Ecuador and Colombia, this fact makes this bird an important umbrella species for the protection of one of the world’s most threatened biodiversity hotspots (Dodson & Gentry 1991).
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Eliana Paola Zuazquita

Argentina

Southern right whales’ populations are showing slow signs of recovery and they are thought to be regaining former migration routes. They are increasingly being seen close to Miramar, mostly during the austral winter. This has generated a growing interest within Miramar’s tourist authority in developing whale watching (WW) activities to attract tourists.
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Elizabeth Wakoli

Kenya

The project is a build-up from the previous phase, under the auspices of the 1st Rufford Small Grant (RSG), which focussed on understanding HWC in Conservancies within the Mara Ecosystem. The first phase, however, covered only six out of eighteen Conservancies.
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