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A. P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute (APLORI) is a small institute connected to the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Nigeria. The institute aims to educate students in Conservation Biology, and to be a centre of excellence for Ornithology in West Africa. Currently we are giving courses on master’s level in Conservation Biology, and tailored courses for other groups. PhD students from St. Andrews University, UK, are affiliated to the institute, conducting research on various aspects in Conservation ... [Information of the supplier]
Biological Institutes at Universities; Research projectsResource type
Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial is a research project, which is coordinated by the Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid. From 1986 to 2001, the Spanish Agency has funded an intensive field work in Bioko and Río Muni for international development cooperation. The result is more than 20,000 Herbarium Specimens and a database of more than 56,000 records from the literature. In 1998, we set a goal to create a modern Flora detection for Guinea. This site aims to be a virtual area of ​​work and discussion for anyone ... [Information of the supplier, translated]
Literature databasesResource type
This web site is dedicated to the Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus (ruber) roseus). It is a collaborative platform for information exchange and transfer about the flamingo population of the Mediterranean and West Africa. Flamingos live in wetlands that are threatened by industrial, agricultural and tourist development. They are a flagship species for the conservation of these rich and unique ecosystems. The web site provides some general information about this bird species and presents the work ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
Discipline based websitesResource type
Monkeys and apes are fascinating creatures. They are vital in maintaining the biodiversity of their habitats because many plants depend on primates for seed-dispersal. However, the survival of non-human primates is increasingly threatened due to forest clearing and hunting. The Gashaka Primate Project, founded in 2000, aims to understand the interactions between primates and their natural environment, while at the same time contributing to the conservation of one of the premier wildernesses where ... [Information of the supplier]
Academic societies, professional associations, working groups; Discipline based websitesResource type
This interactive photographic guide shall help you to identify higher plants from West African ecosystems. It contains images of ferns and seed plants taken in the field. You can browse through a taxonomic hierarchy and / or search according to selected characters you observe on your plant. [Information of the supplier]
Picture databasesResource type
West African Vegetation is a database for vegetation data from West Africa, i.e. phytosociological and dendrometric relevés as well as floristic inventories. You need to create a free account to access the full functionality of the database. However, guests may search for data and view public datasets. Registered users are provided with a private working environment to manage their vegetation data. They can enter or upload datasets, edit their data online as well as use the data clipboard to search ... [Information of the supplier]
Factual databasesResource type
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