SEGA Monitoring Programme of Endangered Species


298 terrestrial and marine species were studied during a decade in all the Canary Islands. Although most of them are protected, other non-protected species have shown evidences of being in danger and hence in need of protection.

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Category of best practice: 

Characterization of biodiversity (e.g. inventory, description of species and ecosystems)
Biodiversity management (e.g. conservation ex situ and in situ, sustainable use and exploitation, rehabilitation, management of invasive species, pollutants, pesticides)
Governance and policies (e.g. interactions science/societies, regulations, decision-makers, networks, international collaborations)

Criteria used to define the best practice: 

Significant contribution to preservation of biodiversity and ecological effectiveness
Adaptive management of biodiversity (allowing to cope with change of environmental conditions, e.g. climate change in time)
Good governance (involve relevant stakeholders and integrate different interests and perspectives and needs in part from local stakeholders)


Canaries Government

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