Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation

The UNEP/CMS Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation is now open for applications until April 2011. The award of €10,000 (c. US$ 12,850) will be made at the 10th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to CMS (COP10) in Norway in November 2011. The Secretariat of the Bonn Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) advertises this award to promote scientific research and conservation of migratory species, as defined by the Convention.

Last siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus) in India

The thesis should provide new data and insights into the biology and ecology of migratory species or external factors disrupting their migration patterns. Research results must be applicable to conservation measures to the benefit of migratory species.

Entries for the COP 10 Awards are now invited with a closing date of 15 April 2011. A licensed educational institution must have accepted the study as a Ph.D. or doctoral thesis. All theses accepted during the period May 2008 - April 2011 may be submitted.

For more information please visit the CMS website.


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