Projects by Year

Projects by year

Cristina Argudin Violante

Mexico

The Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (CBR) encompasses the largest region of intact tropical forests outside the Amazon. Fifty-two rural communities totalling 29,000 inhabitants live in the buffer zone of the CBR, where they depend on natural resources provided by these forests. Agriculture is the primary source of income, traditionally from family-scale swidden cropping for maize, beans and yucca.
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Cristina Cecilia Nunez Godoy

Argentina

Billions of dollars are spent each year globally to finance conservation programs, including payments for ecosystem services (PES). PES programs pay landowners and indigenous communities to protect native ecosystems on their land.
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Cyrus Rumisha

Tanzania

In recent years, the Rift Valley lakes of north-central Tanzania have seen a drastic decline in key fisheries due to the combined effects of illegal fishing, habitat degradation, overfishing, and climate change. Hence, the extent of occurrence of the endemic tilapias which formed a significant proportion of the catch has shrunk and most endemic species are now classed as endangered.
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Daniela Gomez

Argentina

The Rufous-Throated Dipper is endemic of the Austral Yungas. According to the IUCN, its categorization is VULNERABLE, whereas at a national scale it is THREATENED, with a declining in its population numbers (less than 2000 individuals).
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Dariia Shyriaieva

Ukraine

National Nature Park and Emerald Site “Buzkyi Gard” is located in the south-west part of Ukraine, on the southern edge of the Ukrainian Crystalline Massif. The Southern Bug River flows here between the steep rocky shores, forming a narrow canyon-shaped valley with majestic granite rocks, cliffs, dry grassland slopes, river rapids and unique granitic islands.
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Davidson Gomes Nogueira

Brazil

We will evaluate the ecological interactions between forest and streams, particularly the influence of fallen-fruits on aquatic biodiversity and food webs. We will be running three complementary experiments.
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Dayse Ferreira

Brazil

Hunting is an important resource for several tropical human populations for food as well as their livelihood. Despite the importance of hunting for food security for human communities, it is also a grave concern for biodiversity.
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Dedan Kabuu Ngatia

Kenya

This project seeks to explore the consequences for human and wildlife health of recent political upheaval in Kenya. In 2017, prolonged drought and political unrest prompted local pastoralists to move hundreds of thousands of cattle onto wildlife areas in Laikipia County, with 22 people killed in the resulting conflict1.
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Deo Tarimo

Tanzania

Big cats face serious threats and are experiencing massive declines in their populations and geographical ranges across the world (Ripple et al., 2014). To maintain biodiversity and ecosystem function in combination with the importance of resilient ecosystems, it is necessary to indicate that large carnivores and their habitats are maintained and restored (Ripple et al., 2014).
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