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Conservation of the Endemic Flying Foxes of Torba and Temotu in Vanuatu
Grantee Name: 
Vanuatu Environmental Science Society
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$135,936
DATES
Jun 2017
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Dec 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$135,936
DATES
Jun 2017
-
Dec 2021

Conduct fieldwork on five islands to increase knowledge about three endemic threatened species of bats and to consult with local communities in order to prepare species recovery plans. The project will then help to implement the recovery plans and conduct environmental education in the capital. The project also calls for training at least 10 Vanautu scientists or students in biodiversity assessment.

Strategic Direction: 3 Safeguard priority globally threatened species by addressing major threats and information gaps