Endangered otter and invasive mink in Patagonia
Professor David Macdonald
University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions:
To protect the vertebrate biodiversity of Argentina’s Andean-Patagonian region by reducing the impact of invasive American mink and by facilitating the range expansion of endangered native otters in National Parks.
Training of future Argentine biologists and managers and wardens of National Parks of Patagonia. Education of stakeholders, policy makers via workshops/Think Tanks.Action plans and other research products for the conservation of vertebrate biodiversity in Patagonia.Academic output.Several methods of result dissemination.Organisation of a permanent monitoring scheme.
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