Project Updates

Pygmy Hippo The First Month of “Fieldwork” in the USA

By Monique Paris | April 23, 2014

I left Perth on March 21st, the spring/fall equinox (depending on your hemisphere of choice) to start my second season of “fieldwork” for my PhD … Read more “Pygmy Hippo The First Month of “Fieldwork” in the USA”

Pygmy Hippo Research Update – 2013 in Review

By Monique Paris | February 14, 2014

Well, 2013 was certainly an eventful year in the world of pygmy hippo PhD research! During the first three months preparations were continually underway for … Read more “Pygmy Hippo Research Update – 2013 in Review”

White Rhino Research Update – Dec 2013

By Monique Paris | December 19, 2013

Rhino poaching in South Africa is increasing dramatically. The newly emerged belief amongst the people in several Asian countries that rhino horn can cure cancer … Read more “White Rhino Research Update – Dec 2013”

Article about our rhino project in UWA NEWS

By Monique Paris | July 16, 2013

IBREAM Rhino project in UWA news

Pygmy Hippo Fieldwork begins

By Monique Paris | February 12, 2013

In 2013, funding was secured to move on with additional aspects of The Taï Hippo Project, which is a collaborative endeavor between IBREAM and the … Read more “Pygmy Hippo Fieldwork begins”

A Local Team of Ethiopian Vets Ready to Establish the Ethiopian Wolf Semen Bank

By Monique Paris | August 9, 2012

In August 2011, a first expedition to Ethiopia was carried out by IBREAM members to make a start with capacity building with a training workshop … Read more “A Local Team of Ethiopian Vets Ready to Establish the Ethiopian Wolf Semen Bank”

Join Freya on a day in the field with the Ethiopian wolves: Wonderful Video Footage

By Monique Paris | May 28, 2012

During her fieldwork, Freya van Kersteren was followed by a film crew who has managed to capture some unique footage of her activities in Bale … Read more “Join Freya on a day in the field with the Ethiopian wolves: Wonderful Video Footage”

Conservation update San Diego Zoo – Spring 2012

By Monique Paris | April 27, 2012

One step closer to solving a rhino reproductive mystery: Zoo diets for southern white rhinos may activate their estrogen receptors, so Dr. Christopher Tubbs at … Read more “Conservation update San Diego Zoo – Spring 2012”

White Rhino Research Update – March 2012

By Monique Paris | March 29, 2012

The first six months of collecting rhino data in the field are behind me and it has been a period full of challenges, adventures and … Read more “White Rhino Research Update – March 2012”

Pygmy hippo Awareness activities in Tai Forest: The awareness campaign and local support programme

By Monique Paris | March 21, 2012

So far, various tools have been developed for raising awareness with the aim to impact the maximum number of target groups: school children, peasants, women, … Read more “Pygmy hippo Awareness activities in Tai Forest: The awareness campaign and local support programme”