Archive March 2012
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo introduces Quarters for Conservation
Above Our Heads, Below Our Feet!
Who's Who: Meet Horticulturist Jeff DeLuca
Announcing the 2012 Africa and Asia Seed Grant Recipients!
- Posted at 5:15 pm on March 06, 2012 by Conservation & Science Staff
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This year, we chose four projects to support in Africa and five to support in Asia.
The projects we chose in Africa include:
Jacob Lowenstein: Building scientific capacity for biomonitoring in the Bateke Plateaux
Michelle A. Slavin: Minimizing human-wildlife conflict by improving school community perceptions of wildlife in Kibale National Park
Peter Lindsey: Increasing capacity to protect an IUCN-listed ‘Key 1’ population of black rhinoceros from an intense poaching threat
Roger Parry: Conservation of African lion and cheetah through children’s conservation education and interaction to deter human-wildlife conflict
And the projects in Asia include:
Anthony J. Giordano: Conservation status of the fishing cat in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh
Birute Galdikas: Saving orangutans by safeguarding their habitat
Dol Raj Thanet: Community-based gharial conservation initiative in the Narayani River of Chitwan National Park
Johanna Rode: Trade in slow lorises and other primates on Java: Market and enthnoprimatological surveys
Pierre Fidenci: Indigenous people protecting the endemic Philippine tarsier and its habitat
You can find more information about these projects (and about projects from past years) on our website.