UNEP/CMS: Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation – Call for Applications

The UNEP/CMS Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation, sponsored by Lufthansa, 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, in affiliation with the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) in Bonn. The Secretariat of the Bonn Convention on Migratory Species advertises this award to promote scientific research and conservation of migratory species, as defined by the Convention. 

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.

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Klaus Riede
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig
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Tel.: (+49 228) 912 2234

UNEP/CMS Secretariat
Francisco Rilla
UNEP/CMS  Information and Capacity Building officer
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