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Birds -- Africa

View Resource Project Elgon

In 1996 and 1997 multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate students, post-graduate students and staff from the UK and Uganda were assembled to study the impact of humans on the biodiversity and ecology of Mount Elgon National Park, which lies on the Uganda-Kenya border. In addition to studying Anthropogenic stress from cultivation, grazing and tourism, the teams took on a number of secondary...
View Resource Avian Influenza and Wild Birds in Africa: Ecology & Monitoring

In order to control and understand the spread of Avian Influenza in Africa, Cirad, a French organization that addresses international agricultural and development issues has created a website full of great features. There is a section on "Satellite Tracking", a "Surveillance Program", and a "Monitoring Program". Visitors can just click on the pictures next to the descriptions to go directly to...