Stuart Pimm

stuartpimm@me.com
NSOE; ESP

 

Location 1

Research Location
Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia (Big Cats Initiative)

Research Objective
To increase appreciation and conservation of the world’s big cat populations through protection and restoration of their habitats via an interconnected series of original field-based, action-oriented, strategic programs.

Collaborating Institution
National Geographic

Funding Source/Sponsor
Big Cats Initiative Grants Program

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 2

Research Location
Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia [Conservation Ecology Research Unite (CERU), University of Pretoria]

Research Objective
To uphold a logistical and financial medium for inventive conservation-related ecological research by post-doctoral fellowspostgraduate students, research fellows, and research associates.  To supply industries (conservation, health, agriculture, mining, and forestry) with the expertise and advice to keep ecological processes as a goal of conservation ecology.  To develop community consciousness through the diffusion of relevant information to better the fate of southern African societies and natural systems.

Collaborating Institution
University of Pretoria, Bateleurs, Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Conservation International (Southern African Wilderness Programme), Conservation Foundation Zambia , Conservation Lower Zambezi, Direcção Nacional de Areas de Conservação (Mozambique), Duke University, Elephants without Borders, Etosha Ecological Institute, Frankfurt Zoological Society, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Malawi National Parks and Wildlife, Mozal Community Development Trust, National Research Foundation (South Africa), Namibian Elephant and Giraffe Trust, Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism, National Postcode Lottery of the Netherlands, Peace Parks Foundation, Richards Bay Minerals, South African National Parks, Tracks 4 Africa, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Wildlife Wins, World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa, World Wide Fund for Nature Mozambique, World Wide Fund for Nature (Southern Africa Regional Programme Office), Zambian Wildlife Authority

Funding Source/Sponsor
See above.

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 3

Research Location
Brazil

Research Objective
To restore the coastal Atlantic Forest in Brazil.  To successfully reacquaint the Golden Lion Tamarian into the forest after previously being announced extinct in the wild.

Collaborating Institution
Golden Lion Tamarian Association – National Geographic Organization

Funding Source/Sponsor
Environmental Media Association, Gratumentary, Harris Social Media LLC, New School Montessori Center, donations

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 4

Research Location
Chilean Patagonia

Research Objective
To create national parks in Patagonia to reform and revive the wildlands and wildlife, generate prosperous economic ventures for local communities, and energize concern for the natural world.

Collaborating Institution
None.

Funding Source/Sponsor
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Butler Conservation Fund, Arcadia Fund, Wallace Genetic Foundation, donations.

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 5

Research Location
Colombia

Research Objective
To purchase land in Colombia for the purposes of protecting several species of threatened and/or critically endangered birds.  To revitalize forests in order to help create a guarded area and to link existing reserves to other forests.

Collaborating Institution
None.

Funding Source/Sponsor
Environmental Media Association, Gratumentary, Harris Social Media LLC, New School Montessori Center, donations

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 6

Research Location
Cuba

Research Objective
To establish a scientific center for plant research for the purposes of producing innovative changes to education, energy utilization, healthcare, and the environment for the advancement of mankind.

Collaborating Institution
None.

Funding Source/Sponsor
Donations.

Students Involved
None.

 

Location 7

Research Location
Ecuador

Research Objective
To determine Waorani understandings of cultural expressions, resource limitations, and educational objectives and concerns.

Collaborating Institution
Nacionalidad Waorani del Ecuador (NAWE), Asociación de Mujeres Waorani Amazonicas del Ecuador (AMWAE)

Funding Source/Sponsor
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Students Involved
Ciara Wirth (Undergrad)

 

Location 8

Research Location
Madagascar (Centre ValBio)

Research Objective
To protect Madagascar’s extraordinary and biologically distinctive ecosystems through conservation science and works directly benefiting the local people, including rural health care delivery.

Collaborating Institution
Stony Brook University

Funding Source/Sponsor
Stony Brook Foundation, donations

Students Involved
Luke Dollar

 

Location 9

Research Location
Shanghai, China

Research Objective
To build a center for conservation and sustainability as part of the DeTao Masters Academy.

Collaborating Institution
Shanghai Institute of Visual Art of Fudan University, Peking University Innovation Education and Research Institute, School of Energy Research of Xiamen University

Funding Source/Sponsor
Public funds.

Students Involved
None.

 

Website
https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/pimm
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats/
http://www.ceru.up.ac.za/
http://savingspecies.org/projects/past-projects/saving-species-the-golden-lion-tamarin/
http://www.conservacionpatagonica.org/aboutus_wwa_scientific.htm
http://savingspecies.org/projects/current-projects/saving-species-colombian-orchids/
http://fktreeinstitute.org/index.html
http://ducis.jhfc.duke.edu/2010/02/02/2009-travel-reports-ciara-wirth-ecuador/
http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/centre-valbio/
http://www.detaoma.net/studio/home/65170

 

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