Implementing an otter action plan for marine environments of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia.
Professor David Macdonald
University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions:
PROFAUNA, GEMA group (Group of Studies in Ecology of Mammals), Gov of Argentina, Ministry covering Dept for Protected Areas
To protect the vertebrate biodiversity of Argentinean Patagonia both by protecting the marine populations of two endangered otters, and initiating a plan of multiple management actions for the coast of the Beagle Channel.
Training of future Argentinean conservation biologists, along with managers and wardens of the National Parks of Patagonia. Education of stakeholders and policy makers via workshops
Action plans and other research products for the conservation of vertebrate biodiversity in Patagonia.
Diverse methods of disseminating results.
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