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Conservation of Pakistan's Marine Cetacean Biodiversity and Pelagic Environment


Ref: 14005
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Mauvis Ann Gore
Lead Institution: University of London, University Marine Biological Station - UMBS
Host Country Institutions: WWF - Pakistan, Karachi University - CEMB
Start Date: 2005-10-01
End Date: 2008-09-30
Funding: £167,308.00
Website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/centres/marinestation/index.html
Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: Pakistan
Purpose: Conservation & management of whale & dolphin biodiversity in the NE Indian Ocean (Pakistan), and of the pelagic resources on which they depend, through research, protective measures, capacity building and Darwin-badged public awareness and participation programmes
Outputs: Regular monitoring of cetaceans & pelagic environment established with two partner institutions. Understanding of threats to cetacean populations. Recommendations for establishment of MPAs and other protective actions. Training of Pakistani academics and project officers. Cetacean biology teaching established Karachi University. National cetacean conservation group established. Awareness by stakeholders (e.g. fishers) of potential for sustainable use.

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Documents:
Title: 14-005 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-005 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR DI Project Report on CCP Vol 1
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR Whale Dolphin Soc inaugural poster
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR CCP Cetacean Species Guide
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR CCP leaflet
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR Report on CCP Vol 2
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-005 FR CCP Cetacean ID Guide
Download: Article [pdf]