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What is a Community Management Committee?

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What is a Community Management Committee?
(February 25, 2010) Community Management Committees (CMCs) are community groups that have been established to become the caretakers of Integrated Farming & Biodiversity Areas (BFCAs). Four committees have been formed, with six members in each committee, representing between one and three villages. The villages represented are villages that are considered main user villages of the BFCAs, with members elected from each of the villages in question.The CMCs have several responsibilities. The CMCs work closely with ...

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Satellite-tracking Bengal Floricans

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Satellite-tracking Bengal Floricans
(December 31, 2009) Very little information is known about seasonal habitat use and movements of Bengal Floricans, making it difficult to target conservation efforts effectively across their range. Researchers from the University of East Anglia, led by graduate student Charlotte Packman, are seeking to increase our understanding of Bengal Floricans movements by deploying radio and satellite transmitters on individual birds to record their movements.These transmitters, deployed on males, females and subadults, will ...

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