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The Emperor, the King and the Little Pig: Status of the Lost Rats of Guadalcanal
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THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$18,272
DATES
Apr 2015
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Jun 2016
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$18,272
DATES
Apr 2015
-
Jun 2016

Undertake surveys for three rats (Uromys species) to determine if they still exist in the Solomon Islands. Carry out surveys in selected parts of Guadalcanal where logging and urbanization have impacted lowland forests. If the species are confirmed alive, knowing the location and habitat requirements will allow conservation measures to be devised and instigated.

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