Tracking marine megafauna at Ascension Island: towards evidence-based ‘blue belts’


Ascension Island
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Ref: DPLUS046

Status: Completed

Round:
22
Funding Scheme:
Darwin Plus
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
University of Exeter, ZSL - Zoological Society of London, SAERI - South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute
Start Date:
01-04-16
End Date:
30-06-17
Funding:
£48,568.00
Regions:
UKOT
Biomes:
Marine coastal, Marine, Coastal
Production:
Fisheries
Threats To Biodiversity:
Climate change, Over exploitation
Broad Approches:
Institutional development, Sustainable use, In situ, Species conservation
Specific Tools:
Protected areas, Impact assessment, Monitoring, Cepa, Training, Research, Research training
Countries:
Ascension Island
Conventions:
CBD
Project Summary:
By tracking the movements of taxa potentially at risk from fisheries by-catch, the project will contribute spatial data urgently needed to inform decisions concerning the management of Ascension’s maritime zone.


Documents:
Title: DPLUS046 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2016-04-27 00:00:00

Title: DPLUS046 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2017-02-16 00:00:00

Title: DPLUS046 FR - Edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2018-01-11 00:00:00