Quantification and Elimination of Threats to the Caspian Seal


Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan
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Ref: 15-024

Status: Completed

Round:
14
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, DEC - Iran, MoA, Kaz, International Oceanographic Institute, Institute of Deserts, Flora and Fauna
Start Date:
01-07-06
End Date:
30-06-09
Funding:
£260,713.00
Regions:
Europe & Central Asia, Middle East
Biomes:
Marine coastal, Marine
Threats To Biodiversity:
Pollution
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, In situ, General measures
Specific Tools:
Research training, Training, Participatory, Impact assessment, Nbsap
Countries:
Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan
Project Summary:
To strengthen the ability of researchers and managers in the region to identify, monitor and manage present and future threats to the Caspian seal; to halt seal population decline by reducing anthropogenic sourced mortality; to build capacity for the longterm implementation of science-based conservation and management polices in the Caspian that promote biodiversity and its sustainable use.
Project Outputs:
Regional Seal Centre Network with trained staff and research infrastructure. Estimates of population size, movement & habitat usage, health status, diet, genetic structure, & climate change response model. Seal Conservation Action and Management Plan; reduced by-catch mortality Educational events & materials. Media representation


Documents:
Title: 15-024 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:31:54

Title: 15-024 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:31:53

Title: 15-024 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 17:32:54

Title: 15-024 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:31:54

Title: 15-024 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2011-02-09 12:05:01

Title: DIM Agenda
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:51:24

Title: Darwin workshops
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:51:25

Title: Workshop Introduction September 2006
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:51:25

Title: SCAMP_ENG_revised(changes accepted)
Download: Management Plan [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:51:26

Title: Workshop Introduction September 2006
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:51:26

Title: Darwin workshops
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:51:26

Title: DIM Agenda
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:51:26

Title: DIM outcome CSCN English
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 10:51:26