Projects by Year

Projects by year

Cyrus Rumisha


Artisanal fisheries provide livelihood to coastal communities in Tanzania and contribute to the national income. Despite its importance, the growing coastal population is threatening the sustainability of the fishery due to increased fishing pressure and the use of destructive fishing methods.
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David Wechuli Barasa

South Africa

The many ecosystem services provided by bats are likely to be severely and detrimentally impacted by, human-induced climatic changes that are likely to impair the operational range of echolocation systems of entire bat species communities. Climatic variables affect the propagation of bat echolocation signals through the atmosphere.
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Davoud Fadakar


Lack of evolutionary knowledge, a dramatic decline, and taxonomic uncertainties of Iranian Chinkara hamper conservation efforts. Therefore, in this project, samples of populations throughout the country will be collected non-invasively and analyzed with state-of-the-art molecular methods to provide detailed insight into population history and phylogenetic relationships of Chinkara.
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Dereje Tesfaye Delkaso


Colobus guereza gallarum is one of the eight subspecies of the Eastern Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus guereza). While its distribution pattern remains vague, it is known to be endemic to the tropical rainforest of Ethiopia east of the Great Rift Valley. Due to high deforestation rate during the last three decades, the C.g.
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Deu Bahadur Rana


Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is highly potential and domineering ecological habitats for wildlife and floral diversity. The Wolf (Canis lupus chanco) is listed “Critically endangered” in IUCN red data of Nepal and is under protection of National Parks and Wildlife Act 1973 whereas listed as “Least concern” globally. The abundance of wolf ranges throughout the Nepalese Himalayas.
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Dickson Boateng


Anomabo, Egya, Abandze and Saltpond are prominent coastal communities in the Central Region of Ghana. Like many coastal communities, they are endowed with mangrove forests which provide ecosystem services. Over the years, the mangrove has served as a feeding and breeding grounds for reptiles, mammals and migratory birds.
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Diego Méndez


Field work will be conducted along the eastern Andes of central Bolivia, which are characterized by a rugged topography where mountain ranges are interspersed with valleys and include habitats such as Interandean dry forests, Puna grasslands and Boliviano-Tucumano forests.
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Dimitrija Savić-Zdravković


Rising campaign for biodiversity protection and banding together both common people and scientists is our primary goal. We will provoke environmental action engaging art and modern media together with science in promotion of biodiversity and life in accordance to nature. Original short movie series “Hidden corners of Serbia” is about to come to life.
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Dipendra Adhikari


The near threatened (Jnawali 2011) and nationally protected striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena) in Nepal is declining drastically due to retaliation, persecution, habitat loss, road kills and depleting prey-population. They are distributed in the southern lowlands of Nepal including Protected Areas (PAs) and beyond Protected Areas (Majupuria & Majupuria 2006).
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