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Our partners2018-10-31T10:08:39+00:00

Fish Reproduction and Maturity research partners

  • National and Regional Ministry of Fisheries
  • Guillermo Porriños – University of Exeter, Darwin Project ‘Omali Vida Non’
  • Identify research institute with fisheries experience (demersals)

Campaign against unsustainable fishing and trial a seasonal closure or locally marine managed area partners

  • National and Regional Ministry of Fisheries, Regional Government, Radio Regional do Príncipe
  • Guillermo Porriños – University of Exeter, Darwin Project ‘Omali Vida Non’
  • Guarda costeira, Capitania

Ex situ conservation of Príncipe ’s orchids partners

  • Parque Natural do Príncipe (has a small orchidarium set up during 2016 botanical expedition)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden & ULB, Tariq Stevart and Tania D’haijère
  • During the botanical expeditions in 2018 orchids have been collected and put in the orchidarium at Roça Belo Monte.

Create a citizen science scheme on reef fish, bird and butterfly diversity partners

  • National and Regional Ministry of Fisheries
  • University of Exeter, Darwin Project ‘Omali Vida Non’
  • Identify research institute with fisheries experience (demersals)

Ecological assessment of the endemic scops owl partners

  • Parque Natural do Príncipe Director Daniel Ramos – for research permit and access to PNP
  • Unidade de Cogestao da Biosfera Ana Alice Prazeres
  • Bárbara Freitas – Martim Melo Univ. Porto – Ricardo Lima São Tomé – BLI/SPEA

Botanical and entomological assessment of Príncipe’s mountain and cloud forest

  • Parque Natural do Príncipe
  • Botanist Tom Daniel (CAS), Bryophyta experts Jim Shevock (CAS), Cesar Garcia (U. Lisboa)
  • Butterfly expert Luis Mendes, orchid expert Tariq Stevart (ULB, MBG)
  • Identify other entomologists, including through California Academy of Sciences

Assess the importance of Príncipe’s rhodolith beds partners

  • Francisco Jose Otero Ferrer otero@fpct.ulpgc.es, Marcial marcialcosmedesteban@gmail.com University of Las Palmas (mapping of maerl beds during October 2016 marine expedition BioPríncipe)
  • Identify a leading research group on tropical maerl beds (Smithsonian Institution, Plymouth University,..).