Projects by Year

Projects by year

Tariku Mekonnen Gutema


Currently, the degree of the human-carnivore conflict is escalating as humans further convert land for agricultural purposes and reduce the availability of wild prey to carnivores. Actually, the high level of persistence of the human–carnivore conflict is mainly due to livestock predation and has been the reason for eradicating the carnivores from most of their former ranges.
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Thong Pham Van


The project goal is providing scientific information on Bourret’s box turtle (Cuora bourreti) population status, threats, basic ecology to better in conservation the species and the other sympatric species within the park. Therefore, the proposed work will improve the conservation outlook for this species by greatly increasing our knowledge of the species’ occurrence, biology, and threats.
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Tulsi Subedi


Owing to ongoing moderately rapid population declines of Bearded Vulture (BV) in the last three generations (53.4 years), this species is now listed as a near-threatened species in the IUCN Red List (BirdLife, 2019) and nationally vulnerable species in Nepal (Inskipp et al. 2016).
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Vanessa Gomes


Nearly 1/3 of all cacti species in the world are at risk of extinction. In Brazil, Cactaceae is one of the 10 most endangered families from the national flora. The main threats are consequences from human activities, habitat destruction, collection activities and ilegal trade of specimens and seeds.
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Wade Stanton-Jones

South Africa

Sungazers (Smaug giganteus) are Threatened lizards that are endemic to the highveld grasslands of South Africa. These ambush foragers seek refuge in self-constructed burrows, where they spend most of their lives, and activity is concentrated around those burrows.
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Yasuní Chiriboga


The Galapagos Marine Reserve hosts one of the last remaining aggregations of sharks in the world, being the most touristic attraction of the islands. Despite this fact, little is known about their juvenile stage. Nursery grounds are key areas for the development of several species, as Carcharhinus limbatus.
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Zewdu Kifle


Primates in Ethiopia are vulnerable to future decline throughout their ranges due to their proximity of habitats to human settlement and farmland areas. Currently, many primate species in Ethiopia live in suboptimal fragmented habitats of hostile matrices as the result of habitat loss and degradation and are highly vulnerable to risk of local extinction.
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