Rifa Nanziba

Student , Independent University Bangladesh

About Rifa Nanziba

Founder at 'বুনো'(Buno) which is a social media campaign on wildlife. Member of the IUCN SSC Small Mammal Specialist Group, in which I have been collaborating on Red List assessments of the Asiatic Brush-Tailed and Himalayan Crestless porcupines. Also member of Global Youth Biodiversity Network, UNEP Major Group for Children and Youth, UN CBD Women's Caucus and so on. Conducted bachelor thesis and master's thesis on squirrels of Bangladesh. Along with that working on porcupines with some other national and international researchers. Also interested in human-wildlife conflict and coexistence. Besides that contributed to a biodiversity web-course (called Biodiversity.now) in cooperation with Climate university and UnaEuropa -alliance. The project is funded by the Finland Ministry of Education and Culture. I have a eight minutes video in one of the course modules. Skilled in Environmental Awareness, Data Collection, Conducting Workshops, and Interdisciplinary Research. Strong education professional with a Bachelor of science focused in Environmental Science from Independent University, Bangladesh. Also recently finished (unofficial) MSc in Environment Management from IUB. Attends online courses, workshops and conversations to gain more knowledge on environmental specially wildlife. I want to build and continue my career in wildlife sector. Joined WildHub for doing wildteam's online training on Project Planning for Wildlife Conservation (PPWC)

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Communication and marketing Other Research

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Jun 19, 2023
Replying to Grace Alawa

Welcome to WildHub Rifa, what's your research interest on porcupines? 


We are actually conducting research on porcupine distribution and spatiotemporal ecology in Bangladesh.

Jun 13, 2023
Replying to Thirza Loffeld

A warm welcome to WildHub, Rifa! Which research finding were you most passionate about when doing your studies on the squirrels of Bangladesh? 

Human-squirrel conflict.

Also I published a newspaper article on my bachelor thesis! Here it is for better understanding 😊


Jun 01, 2023
Replying to Lara Reden

Welcome to Wildhub, Rifa. I'll see you in class if you do the evening sessions :)

Hi! Nice to meet you Lara. I hope we will end up in same sessions 😊.


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