Projects by Year

Projects by year

Muhammad Ridwan

Indonesia

As the most populous island in the world, Java has experienced huge habitat lost due to human disturbance. The remaining nature areas are fragmented mostly in mountain regions.
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Mukhlish Jamal Musa Holle

Indonesia

Designating land as a nature reserve sometimes is not enough to conserve it due to high rates of degradation and land conversion into farmland. On the other hand, these activities generate income for local people. To solve this issue, restoring habitat as well as informing and implementing sustainable farming practices are necessary as conservation initiatives.
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Nazerke Bizhanova

Kazakhstan

The Turkestan lynx (Lynx lynx isabellina Blyth, 1847) is a rare subspecies of the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx L., 1758), listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Kazakhstan (“Status III, a rare subspecies, the area and number of which are reducing”). This elusive cat is a rare representative of the carnivorans (order Carnivora) inhabiting the Tien Shan Mountains.
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Nicola Ransome

El Salvador

Currently, there is limited cetacean research ongoing in El Salvador. Historically, research has been limited to surveys at much larger scales (e.g. the Eastern Tropical Pacific dolphin stock surveys conducted by NOAA until 2006 and NOAA’s humpback whale SPLASH Project conducted throughout the North Pacific 2004 – 2006).
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Olyvia Gwladys Fadeyi

Benin

Fungi are cosmopolitan heterotrophic organisms that are quite specific in their ecological requirements and having very important socio economic, cultural and above all ecological interests (Kumar & Sharma 2011). These interests are more bind in ectomycorrhizal fungi which live in symbiosis with woody species.
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Onur Doğan

Turkey

The aim of this project is to test the various zooplankton groups with ecological key roles at the points of the Golden Horn (Istanbul) under the pressure of anthropogenic activity by DNA barcoding under the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC) and Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), states that the steps to be taken to achieve good environmental status (GES) are the determinatio
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Paulo Melo

Brazil

The project will take place in an estuary in Pernambuco (Brazil) where a population of artisanal fishers depends on natural resources for their survival. However, the ecosystems are threatened by anthropic impacts.
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Pema Khandu

Bhutan

Through our prior observation, we found out that the WBH do not roost on random trees, maybe the micro-climate and other physio-geographical features of the roosting site determines their roost site selection. Moreover, we felt it very urgent to protect their roosting site as most of the riverine forests were disturbed or fragmented with sand mining, dam, and road construction.
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Philipo Jacob Mtweve

Tanzania

Rungwecebus kipunji is categorized as Endangered Species by IUCN, it is a primate species found in three mountain blocks of Tanzania namely Ndundulu Forest Reserve, Rungwe Mountains Reserve and Kitulo National Park. It was discovered in 2003. Its population distribution and abundance possess a great concern for its survival.
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Rajan Prasad Paudel

Nepal

Three species of bears, Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus), Tibetan brown bear (Ursus arctos pruinosus) and the Sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) are found in Nepal. Brown bear occur at the high mountain region, black bears in the middle mountains and Sloth bears in the Terai and foothills of Churia in southern parts of Nepal.
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