STUDYING THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HAWKSBILL TURTLE ERETMOCHELYS IMBRICATA ON COUSIN ISLAND SPECIAL RESERVE, RAISING AWARENESS AND PILOTING MITIGATION MEASURES
STUDYING THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HAWKSBILL TURTLE ERETMOCHELYS IMBRICATA ON COUSIN ISLAND SPECIAL RESERVE, RAISING AWARENESS AND PILOTING MITIGATION MEASURES
This project seeks to protect hawksbill turtles by contibuing the longest monitoring programme in teh world for hawksbills and to add temperature loggers into the monitoring programme to see the effects of warmer temperatures on the sex ratio of hatchlings, as this is directly affected by temperature changes. it also seeks to replant on the coast of Cousin so as to provide shaded areas for nesting hawksbill. PROJECT ON HOLD-INTENTION IS TO CLOSE PROJECT DOWN
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
NATURE SEYCHELLES
Country:
Seychelles
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 41,250.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 4,700.00
Project Number:
SEY/SGP/OP4/Y3/RAF/2010/04
Status:
Project Terminated Before Completion
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
The project aims to raise awareness of the impacts of temperature on the sex ratio of turtle hatchlings, and thus the impact on global hawskbill turtle population
Capacity - Building Component
general capacity building of targetted community members, school children and their parents conservation
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Partnership

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Grantee Contact

Mrs Kerstin Henri
Email: projects@natureseychelles.org
 

Address

ROCHE CAIMAN
VICTORIA , P.O.BOX 1310

SGP Country office contact

Ms Lyndy Bastienne
Phone:
248 4225914
Email:

Address

UNDP TECHNICAL OFFICE, First Floor Le Chantier Mall, Victoria
Victoria, Mahe