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Coral reef biodiversity in the Caribbean - schools project and resources


Ref: 7104
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Stephen Tilling
Lead Institution: FSC - Field Studies Council
Host Country Institutions: Caribbean Conservation Association, Commonwealth Institute
Start Date: 1998-06-01
End Date: 2001-04-30
Funding: £160,862.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Caribbean
Countries: Caribbean
Purpose: To increase the awareness and understanding of the importance of the biodiversity of coral reefs through the production of school curriculum materials, teacher training and school conservation projects in the Caribbean and the UK
Outputs: 2 weeks training for 5 development team members; training handbook 'Learning and Sustainable Development'; coral identification key; teachers workshop manual;; 5 days training for 50 teachers; 25 local school projects on reef conservation

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