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Climate change and conservation of Galapagos endemic bird species


Ref: 12018
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor David Macdonald
Lead Institution: University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions: CDF - Charles Darwin Foundation (Galapagos)
Start Date: 2003-08-01
End Date: 2006-11-30
Funding: £120,000.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Ecuador
Purpose: To increase local expertise for scientific research, ecological monitoring and sustainable management in the Galapagos Islands.To understand the mechanisms of natural and anthropogenic factors on the conservation of threatened endemic bird species and associated biodiversity in rich upwelling ecosystems of the Galapagos Islands.
Outputs: UK and host country partner organizations develop a unique partnership to participate in planning process and implementation of project outputs.Management plans, manuals technical reports and papers published and distributed.Multilayered GIS database that describes distribution, densities, and foraging ranges of bird species with physical parameters and fishing areas of the GMR.

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Documents:
Title: 12-018 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-018 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-018 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-018 Science mag
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 12-018 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 12-018 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-018 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

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