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Species Recovery Plan for the Fijian Crested Iguana
Grantee Name: 
National Trust for Fiji
HOTSPOT
Polynesia-Micronesia
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$191,376
DATES
Jun 2009
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Jun 2012
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Polynesia-Micronesia
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$191,376
DATES
Jun 2009
-
Jun 2012

Implement the IUCN Crested Iguana Species Recovery Plan that calls for urgent action to reverse this species’ population decline and ensure its long-term survival in its natural habitat on on Yadua Taba Island. This project will undertake an assessment of the causes of habitat loss, degradation and the impact of invasive species on the crested iguana, as well as conducting research on the ecology of this flagship species for conservation in Fiji.

Strategic Direction: 3 Build awareness and participation of local leaders and community members in the implementation of protection and recovery plans for threatened species