[MARMAM] Sirenews Number 48

Caryn Self-Sullivan caryn at sirenian.org
Mon Nov 5 02:56:09 PST 2007


Sirenews Number 48, October 2007 is now available online at
http://www.sirenian.org/sirenews.html in both HTML and PDF format.
Sirenews is the newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Sirenia Specialist Group 
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) is a science-based network of
volunteer experts working together towards achieving the vision of "A world
that values and conserves present levels of biodiversity." The Sirenia
Specialist Group is focused on the conservation of manatee and dugong
populations around the world.
In this issue: 
*	RISING TO THE CHALLENGE OF SCALE MISMATCH IN DUGONG CONSERVATION 
*	FLORIDA MANATEE VOTE POSTPONED 
*	BIBLIOGRAPHY AVAILABLE 
*	SIRENIAN POPULATION GENETICS CONFERENCE 
*	FUTURE FORMAT OF SIRENEWS 
*	CONSERVATION PROSPECTS FOR THE WEST AFRICAN MANATEE 
*	CONSERVATION OF THE WEST AFRICAN MANATEE Trichechus senegalensis:
WETLANDS INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 
*	BYCATCH OF NON-TARGETED MARINE SPECIES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN:
PROBLEMS AND MITIGATION MEASURES. 
*	LOCAL NEWS 
Dominican Republic 
East Africa 
Indonesia 
Mexico 
Sierra Leone 
*	ABSTRACTS 
THE SPATIAL ECOLOGY OF DUGONGS: APPLICATIONS TO CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT, PhD
Thesis submitted by James Sheppard 

CONFLICT TO CO-MANAGEMENT: EATING OUR WORDS TOWARDS SOCIALLY JUST
CONSERVATION OF GREEN TURTLES AND DUGONGS IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF,
AUSTRALIA, PhD Thesis Submitted by Melissa Nursey-Bray
LONG-DISTANCE OCEANIC MOVEMENT OF A SOLITARY DUGONG (Dugong dugon) to the
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS. Hobbs, J-P.A.*, A.J. Frisch, J. Hender, and J.J.
Gilligan. 2007. Aquatic Mammals 33(2):175-178.
*	RECENT LITERATURE 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Sirenews is an informal forum, not to be considered citable,
formally-published literature; it is NOT "peer-reviewed", and contributions
to it should not be quoted without the written permission of the author. The
opinions expressed are those of the writers and not necessarily those of
IUCN or other organizations. 
Sirenews (ISSN 1017-3439) appears twice a year in April and October and is
edited by James A. Powell and Cynthia R. Taylor, Wildlife Trust, 1601 3rd
Street S., Suite F, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA. It is supported by the
U.S. Marine Mammal Commission and Sea World, Inc.
Submission deadlines are April 1 and October 1. Material may be submitted by
e-mail to: Cynthia Taylor (taylor at wildlifetrust.org) or by fax to
1-352-368-3895 (USA).
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