2017 Conference - Poster abstracts - Title and presenter details only

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Factors affecting Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) Biodiversity Sustainability

Adebayo Ayodeji Mutiat
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB

 

Anthophiles across landuse and seasons

Adedoja Opeyemi Adebayo
Department of Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

 

From Rivers to Dinner Tables: Exploitation of Frogs for Consumption in Ghana

Ohene Boakye Adomako
SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana, Box KS 15924, Adum-Kumasi, Ghana

 

Can we save India’s tigers?

Saket Agasti
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Fragmentation effect on seed dispersal by frugivorous birds

Milene Alves-Eigenheer
São Paulo State University – UNESP, Avenida 24A, 1515, Bela Vista, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil

 

Land-use pattern effects upon antelopes

Parteek Bajwa
Amity Institute of Wildlife Sciences, Amity University, Noida (U.P.), India – 201303

 

An insight into the population and space use of principal prey species of tigers in Corbett Tiger Reserve, India.

Sudip Banerjee
Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India 248001

 

Caatinga's natural regeneration after agriculture

Maria Fabíola Gomes da Silva de Barros
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brasil

 

Conservation of Franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei)

Leonardo G. Berninsone
Fundación AquaMarina, Centro de Estudios en Ciencias Marinas. Del Besugo 1525, Pinamar 7167, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Wood Warbler wintering habitat

Kwame Boafo
Ghana Wildlife Society, P. O. Box 13252, Accra, Ghana

 

Flight initiation distances of birds

Braimoh, Aderewa Debola Bukola
A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, University of Jos Biological Conservatory, P.O. Box 13404, Laminga, Jos-East LGA, Plateau State, Nigeria and Animal Demography Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7

 

A map of genetic diversity

Elisabetta Canteri
Center for Macroecology Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Universitetsparken 15, Building 3, 2nd floor, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Restoration of  Ngong Forest, Kenya

Duncan Mutiso Chalo
Forestry consultancy and Kenya Forest Service. University of Nairobi. Yokohama City University.

 

Socio-psychological drivers of urban bushmeat demand

Alexandre Chausson
Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Buckhurst Road, Ascot, SL5 7TG, UK

 

Poaching effect on Nicaraguan jaguars

Armando Jassett Dans Chavarria
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Puerto Rico’s invasive iguana origin

Christina De Jesús Villanueva
University of Rhode Island, 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

 

Does microplastic pose a threat to the sea squirt Ciona intestinalis?

Victoria Dewar-Fowler
University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4

 

Mammal scientific and cultural visibility

Janisson Willames dos Santos
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Campus A.C. Simões, Maceió, Alagoas

 

A “threatened” herbivore’s decrease

Niccolò Fattorini
Department of Life Sciences, University of Siena. Via P.A. Mattioli 4, 53100 Siena, Italy

 

Bats and roads

Amy G Fensome
College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS

 

Habitat modification impact on bats

Hernani Fernandes Magalhães de Oliveira
Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

 

Spatial density of Asiatic lions

Keshab Gogoi
Wildlife Institute of India, PO Box #18, Chandrabani, Dehardun-248001, Uttarakhand, India

 

Biotic homogenization in a dominant-human landscape

Tatiane Gomes Calaça Menezes
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Departamento de Botânica, Avenida Professor Moraes Rêgo, s/n, Cidade Universitária, Cep. 50670-901, Recife, PE, Brazil

 

Motivations for private land conservation

Jennifer Gooden
University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, UK

 

Urban bee conservation in Africa

Solène Guenat
Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT Leeds, United Kingdom

 

Human leopard interactions in Sri Lanka

Nimalka Sanjeewani H K
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Net-Map analysis of social relations and motivations

Ernestine Mefor Halle
University of Hohenheim, Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, D-70593 Stuttgart, Germany

 

Spatial orientation in lemurs

Rio Heriniaina
Department of Life and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research Group of Human-Animal Studies, Centre for Research in Evolutionary, Social and Inter-Disciplinary Anthropology,  University of Roehampton, London

 

Alternative Investment Models for Wildlife Conservation Project Funding

Raffael Hickisch
Recanati-Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Nutritional composition of the diet of the northern yellow-cheeked crested gibbon

Naven Hon
Conservation International, 4 Floor, Building E, Phnom Penh Centre, Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

Conservation activities for Imperial Eagle in Georgia

Natia Javakhishvili
SABUKO – Society for Nature Conservation (Birdlife partner in Georgia) Street: Pekini  22, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Place-based conservation of humpback dolphins

Ketki Jog
The Konkan Cetacean Research Team, 9/A, Balaji Apartments, Dutta Raul Marg, Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. PIN: 400028

 

Issues affecting beekeeping activities in Tanzania

Pilly Joseph Kagosi
Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI) P.O.Box 1854 Morogoro, Tanzania

 

Grassland conservation in East Africa

Mercy Kariuki
BirdLife International, 3502-00100 Nairobi, Kenya

 

Floodplain Restoration and Biodiversity

Tim Kasoar
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK

 

Large carnivore mortality in Ruaha

Michael Honorati Kimaro
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Ecology of endemic bat Myzopoda schiemanni

Kofoky Amyot Félix
Ecole Doctorale Biodiversité et Environnement Trpoicaux, BP 185, Université de Toliara, Madagascar

 

The impact of climate change on the Mediterranean black widow (Latrodectus tredecimguttatus)

Žan Kuralt
Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana

 

Orthopterans in alpine grasslands

Yasemin Kurtogullari
Conservation Biology, Erlachstrasse 9a, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

 

Evolution of a Transmissible Cancer

Young Mi Kwon
University of Cambridge, Madingley Rd, Cambridge CB3 0ES

 

Snow leopard conservation in China

Mingyu Liu
Peking University, No.5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China

 

Conservation in Nature Improvement Areas

Marie L Longnecker
University College London, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0NN

 

Incorporating behaviours to GPS tracking

Emmanuel Lourie
University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

 

Fire effects to forest birds

Rajabu Mapunda
Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Dar es Salaam, P.O.Box 35064, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Environmental correlates of livestock depredation

Monicah Mbiba
Department of Environmental Science, Bindura University of Science Education, Private Bag, 1020, Bindura, Zimbabwe/ School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits, 2050, South Africa

 

Finding the needle in the haystack: evidence for the effectiveness of a complex conservation intervention

Emma McIntosh
School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, United Kingdom

 

Can native species control invasives?

Catherine McNicol
Environment & Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall

 

Bulbuls-life history evolution

M Divin Murukesh
M.E.S Mampad College ,Centre for Conservation Ecology, Department of Zoology, Mampad College P.O, Malappuram, Kerala, India 676 542

 

Foraging in the Fynbos heat

Mokgatla Molepo
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, PO Box 77000 Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa

 

Maximizing impact of conservation actions

Lara de Macedo Monteiro
Conservation Biogeography Lab, Department of Ecology, Universidade Federal de Goiás, 131, Goiás, Brazil

 

Conservation of Kohautia amatymbica

Simangele Msweli
University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Life Sciences, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, 3209

 

Community Based Ecotourism projects (CBETs)

Margaret Wangui Muriuki
Karatina University. P.O. BOX 1957-10101, Karatina, Kenya

 

Crop raiding by gorillas in Rwanda

Abel Musana
Volcanoes National Park, P .O. Box 12, Musanze, Northern Province, Rwanda

 

Long term impact of livestock grazing in the Succulent Karoo: a 20-year overview

Elelwani Nenzhelele
University of Cape Town, Department Biological Sciences, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town, South Africa

 

Wildlife abundance and Trypanosomiasis in cattle

Kelvin Ngongolo

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Bio-engineering,Box 447, Arusha, Tanzania and University of Dodoma, School of Biological Science, Department of Conservation Biology, Box 388, Dodoma Tanzania

 

Trade-offs of voluntary nature conservation

Eini Nieminen
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, PO-Box 35, FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 

Rainforest primate abundance and richness

Holly O’Donnell
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Modelling the effects of fencing

Helen O'Neill
ZSL Institute of Zoology, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY

 

Gaps in Natura 2000 research

Ewa H. Orlikowska
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), School for Forest Management, Box 43, 739 21 Skinnskatteberg, Sweden

 

Tayassu pecari movement patterns

Julia Emi de Faria Oshima
Unesp Rio Claro, São Paulo/Brazil and CBER (Medawar Building, 2nd floor, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT)

 

Chimpanzees manage risk for mangoes

Aimee Oxley
Anthropological Centre for Conservation, the Environment and Development, Oxford Brookes University, UK

 

Jaguars in multi-extractive tropical forests

Meshach Pierre
N/A

 

Epiphytic bryophytes and forest structure

Tinja Pitkämäki
Department of Biology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland

 

Quantifying carbon storage in Thailand

Titinan Pothong
Environmental Science Program, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

 

Estuarine restoration and ecosystem services

Sarai Pouso
AZTI Tecnalia. Marine Research Division. Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g. 20110 Pasaia, Gipuzkoa (Spain)

 

Climex Analysis of Bactrocera passiflorae

Ravikash Prasad
Zoology 3, University of Wuerzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Wuerzburg, Germany

 

African wild dog mortality

Dani Rabaiotti
Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London, NW1 4RY

 

Primate monitoring at Mamirauá Reserve

Rafael Magalhães Rabelo
Centre for Studies of Amazonian Biodiversity, National Institute for Amazonian Research. Av. André Araújo, 2936, Petrópolis, Postal Code 2223, CEP 69060-001, Manaus, AM, Brazil.

 

Indonesian students and local wildlife

Elena Racevska
Oxford Brookes University, Gypsy Lane, OX3 0BP Oxford, United Kingdom

 

Life history of Phelsuma klemmeri, the Neon day gecko

Lovasoa Manuelle Sylviane Rakotozafy
Department of Animal Biology, University of Antananarivo, PB 906 Madagascar

 

Feeding ecology of the Malagasy mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata)

Bako N. Rasolofoniaina
Department of Sociobiology/Anthropology, Johann-Friedrich-Blumenbach-Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Kellnerweg 6, 37077 Göttingen Germany

 

Coexistence with aquatic predators

Maribel Recharte
University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK

 

Conservation through natural sacred sites

Muhammad Ridwan
Biodiversity Study Club (KS BIODIV), Department of Biology, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36 A Surakarta, Indonesia

 

Conservation of Nardion grasslands

Nora Rieder
Conservation Biology Erlachstrasse 9a CH-3012 Bern

 

Predator-prey relationships of wolves

Stefanie Roder
Division of Conservation Biology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

 

Forest Cover Change & Carbon Modelling

Evariste Rutebuka
The Pan African University, Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (including Health and Agriculture), University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Ibadan City, Nigeria

 

Microplastic consumption by shorebirds

Catarina Serra Gonçalves
Faculty of Sciences - University of Lisbon, Marine Biology Station of Funchal

 

Fish beta-diversity of Central India

Rohitashva Shukla
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata, Mohanpur campus (India), Pin- 741246

 

Inter-community resilience and forest conservation in western Zambia

Freddie Sayi Siangulube
University of Lusaka, P.O. Box 36711, Lusaka, Zambia

 

Modelling multi-host pathogens for conservation

Thomas Smallwood
Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, UK, W2 1PG

 

Corporate Reporting about Biodiversity Conservation

Thomas Smith
Sustainable Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT

 

Habitats and restricted range birds

Bernard Cheruiyot Soi
Chuka University, P. O. Box 109-60400 Chuka, Kenya

 

Cancer Genomics of Tasmanian Devils

Max Stammnitz
Transmissible Cancer Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, CB3 0ES, Cambridge, UK

 

Surveying Data Deficient Mammals

Claire Stewart
The School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia, 4072

 

Multi-patch protection of habitat networks

Juliana Szabo
Danube Research Institute - Karolina út 29, Budapest 1113

 

Hoverfly diversity in farmland landscapes

Jenni Toikkanen
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, PO Box 35, FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 

Age-related parameters in amphibians

Topliceanu Theodor-Sebastian
“Ovidius” University Constanța, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Ale. Universității no. 1, corp B, 900470 Constanţa, Romania

 

Effect of ROS-generating agents (H2O2) on the growth of Pseudogymnoascus destructans

Nia Toshkova
National Museum of Natural History, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Nomascus nasutus re-discovery and conservation

Trinh Dinh Hoang
Fauna & Flora International – Vietnam Programme. 340 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam

 

Carnivore monitoring outside Indian PAs

Vivek Tumsare
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Nest-site choice in disturbed forests

Dries Van de Loock
Evolutionary Ecology Group, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium

 

Underestimated diversity of fan-throated lizards

Deepak Veerappan
TE-11, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 560012, India.

 

Digital assessment of ecosystem services

Felipe Alexandre Santos Vieira
Institute of Biological and Health Sciences, Federal University of Alagoas, Av. Lourival, Melo Mota, s/n, Tabuleiro do Martins, 57072-90, Maceió, AL, Brazil.

 

Human impact on Chinese biodiversity

Bingxin Wang
WildCRU, Recanati Kaplan Centre, Abingdon Road, Tubney House, Tubney, Oxfordshire OX13 5QL, United Kingdom

 

Participation in protected area governance in Madagascar

Caroline Ward
Sustainable Research Institute, University of Leeds

 

Geographical Indications and Environmental Conservation

Mary Warui
University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya

 

Steppe-land birds and ecological traps

Masoud Yousefi
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

 

Seed dispersal effectiveness by rodents

Di Zeng
College of Life Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

 

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