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Conserving the critically endangered Darwin's fox on Chilo Island, Chile


Ref: 11013
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Stephan Funk
Lead Institution: IoZ - Institute of Zoology
Host Country Institutions: IoZ - Institute of Zoology, Bosque Modelo Chiloe, Communidad Ahuenco
Start Date: 2002-05-01
End Date: 2005-04-30
Funding: £158,006.00
Website: http://www.darwinfox.org
Status: Completed_noFR
Regions: South America
Countries: Chile
Purpose: To assist Chile with the conservation of its biological diversity with the initial focus on conservation of one critically endangered species, the Darwin’s Fox
Outputs: 1. Determination of Darwin’s fox abundance and distribution and assessment of conservation threats by feral dogs 2. Establishment of a high quality long-term mammal monitoring program using ecological and epidemiological methodology, and non-invasive population genetic techniques that will be applicable to biodiversity monitoring on Chilo Island and across Chile. 3. Establishment of a university teaching programme in conservation science through which candidates for further training can be identified, and through which increased national awareness of conservation issues can be raised. 4. Raising awareness of conservation managers and owners of domestic animals for conservation threats by domestic animals 5. Constituency in support of Darwin’s fox conservation developed on Chile and Internationally 6. Field and laboratory facilities established and equipped where necessary


Documents:
Title: 11-013 application - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 11-013 AR1R
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 11-013 AR2R
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 11-013 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 11-013 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]