Projects by Year

Projects by year

Diane Gendron

Mexico

This study represents a continuation of an effort to unify researchers, local authorities and whale watching (WW) service providers in the Loreto Bay National Park (NPLB), with the long-term goal of preserving blue whales and this critical habitat for the reproductive cycle of the species.
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Dickson Boateng

Ghana

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 Ellis Soto

Ecuador

Galapagos tortoise populations face numerous threats on Santa Cruz Island. Examples include increasing human population and infrastructure development, i.e. roads, facilities for tourists and fencing of agricultural lands through the migratory routes of tortoises. Nesting sites are heavily affected by invasive species such as pigs and fire ants, which cause high mortality of eggs and hatchlings.
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Diego Méndez

Bolivia

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

Serbia

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

Nepal

The near threatened (Jnawali et.al 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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Dol Raj Thanet

Nepal

Chitwan National Park (CNP) is one of the few remaining source sites of tigers with population >120. Poverty in the local communities residing in the periphery of this park is one of the major threats to tigers. Under the dire circumstances many rural people are forced to enter into the park to meet their basic livelihood requirements leading to increased human-tiger conflict (HTC).
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Dominic Chesire

Kenya

Perkerra Irrigation Scheme is in a semi-arid extensive agricultural in North Rift of Kenya (0.47°N 36.01°E). North of the Scheme is the Lake Baringo Conservation Area; an Important Bird Area (IBA), a Bird Sanctuary; also re-known as an ornithologist’s paradise.
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Dominique Rhoades

Chad

The Kordofan Giraffe Project will be the first dedicated focus on giraffe in Chad. With the research site thought to be home to 50% of the overall population in Africa, it is vital to get a clear picture of the giraffe population and their needs to adequately implement a successful conservation strategy.
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