ARMANDO DANS

Armando Dans

Associate

Education

Forestry engineering degree, University of the Autonomous Regions of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua

Armando is a Nicaraguan conservationist. His research focuses on the conservation of the megafauna in the last wild places of Nicaragua’s Caribbean Region. For the last 4-5 year he has been collecting field data with Dr. Chris Jordan (GWC/Panthera) and Dr. Gerald Urquhart (Michigan State University), focused on tapir ecology, the Jaguar corridor, and the Tapir/Jaguar human conflicts in the South Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.

He is the CO-PI of the Nicaraguan Tapir Project initiative and the Indio Maiz Patrol System, working in collaboration with the South Autonomous Government and the Rama and Kriol Territorial Government. Currently he’s working toward a postgraduate diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice at WildCRU/University of Oxford.

Publications

Jordan CA, Schank CJ, Urquhart GR, Dans AJ (2016) Terrestrial Mammal Occupancy in the Context of Widespread Forest Loss and a Proposed Interoceanic Canal in Nicaragua’s Decreasingly Remote South Caribbean Region. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151372. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151372

Armando J. Dans, Gladys Luna, Christopher A. Jordan (2014) ESTADO POBLACIONAL DEL ALMENDRO COMO INDICADOR DE LA DISPONIBILIDAD DE HÁBITAT DE LAPA VERDE EN EL SURESTE DE NICARAGUA, Ciencia e interculturalidad, Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente, Vol 15, No 2, pp114-124