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European Mink Conservation Research

Project Leader
Parz-Gollner Rosemarie, Project Leader
Duration:
01.04.2000-30.03.2006
Type of Research
Applied Research
Project partners
Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus.
Contact person: v. Sidorovich;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine.
Contact person: M.Zhmud;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Agency for Nature Conservation of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic.
Contact person: A.Toman;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Kranz Andreas, Graz, Austria.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Ministry of Environment of Catalunya, Spain.
Contact person: J.Ruis-Olmo;
Function of the Project Partner: Koordinator
National Institute of the Danube Delta, Tulcea, Romania.
Contact person: M.Staras;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Tallinn Zoo, Estonia.
Contact person: T.Maran;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Bilbao, Spain.
Contact person: B.Gomez-Moliner;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Liege, Belgium.
Contact person: R.Libois;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
WWF Auen-Institut-Rastatt, Germany.
Contact person: E. Schneider;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Staff
Gossow Hartmut, Sub Projectleader
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Wildlife Biology and Game Management
Funded by
Commission of the European Communities, Rue de la Loi, Brussels, European Union
Abstract
The objectives of "E-Mink Conservation Research" are to
a) identify the distribution of the European Mink (Mustela lutreola) in Eastern Europe,
b) identify the main drivers of the population decline and
c) develop conservation strategies to stop the demise.
This objectives include ecological as well as human dimensions and socio-economic aspects. Geographically, this project focus upon countries which boarder the Black Sea, Belarus and Estonia.
Keywords
animal ecology; zoology; wildlife science;
protection of species; deseases; mink; population control; population ecology;
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