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Building capacity and determining disease threats to endemic Galapagos fauna


Ref: 12017
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Simon Goodman
Lead Institution: IoZ - Institute of Zoology
Host Country Institutions: Galapagos National Park Service, University of Guayaquil
Start Date: 2003-07-01
End Date: 2006-08-31
Funding: £195,381.00
Website: http://www.biology.leeds.ac.uk/ggepl
Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Ecuador
Purpose: MAIN - To establish the ability of researchers and managers in the Galapagos national park to determine the nature and prevalence of disease threats to endemic fauna (with a focus on birds) stemming from the introduction of novel pathogens and vectors, and to build a capacity for the continued monitoring of introduced diseases in these populations.
Outputs: MAIN - Identity and prevalence of key pathogens and vectors that threaten endemic species determined.A management plan for endemic species in relation to disease threats.An wildlife disease lab and continuing monitoring programme with trained personnel established.Educational events and materials (locals & tourists).Media representation

Related Projects: Building capacity and Integrating Disease Surveillance with Conservation Management for Galpagos Fauna, Quantification and Elimination of Threats to the Caspian Seal

Documents:
Title: 12-017 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-017 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-017 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 12-017 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-017 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-017 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: ECP Galapagos - final
Download: ECP [pdf]