In 2014, Dr. Noëlle Gunst and I conducted a two-month survey of the population density, abundance, and group composition of mona monkeys on the island of Grenada, West Indies.
The report of this survey is here: [REPORT].
The corresponding paper in Primate
Conservation is here: [PAPER].
Leca, Gunst, & Vasey (2015): Non-refereed report submitted to the Ministry of Environment (Department of Forestry) and Ministry of Tourism, St George's, Grenada.
In June 2019, Dr. Noëlle Gunst, Dr. Jean-Baptiste Leca, and Dr. Paul Vasey were
awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social
Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to fund a two-year
research project titled: “Socioeconomic, cultural, and psychological
drivers of wildlife perception and use in Grenada: Towards a sustainable
In December 2019, we started this community-based conservation project in Grenada, in collaboration with Dr. John Telesford, Lecturer and Associate Dean in the School of Continuation Education at the T. A. Marryshow Community College [TAMCC], St. George’s, Grenada, and several TAMCC students.