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Reinstate funding for Skomer Island's Guillemot monitoring

Cardiff University Ornithological Society
Cardiff University Ornithological Society Cardiff
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Natural Resources Wales have cut the £12,000 annual funding they provide for the ongoing Guillemot monitoring study on Skomer Island. This is a hugely important study, and gives valuable insights into seabird life and what affects their populations. Not only is it a shame to end such a long-running (and therefore valuable) data set, but the cut couldn't have come at a worse time, considering the huge impact the recent storms have had on seabird populations (current death toll 25,000 and rising).
This is a very bad decision on the part of Natural Resources Wales, and we'd like to see it amended.

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  • Jenny Donnison
    Jan 21, 2015
    Jan 21, 2015
    This seems like a small amount of money in the scheme of things. In contrast, this data and the conservation it supports, is priceless.
  • Jenny Donnison
    Jenny Donnison United Kingdom
    Jan 21, 2015
    Jan 21, 2015
    This seems like a small amount of money in the scheme of things. In contrast, this data and the conservation it supports, is priceless.
  • toby foxcroft
    Dec 19, 2014
    Dec 19, 2014
    We need to lead the conservation of this planet. That means being a role model for the rest of the World. A budget cut of £12,000 - give me a break!
  • toby foxcroft
    toby foxcroft United Kingdom, Slough
    Dec 19, 2014
    Dec 19, 2014
    We need to lead the conservation of this planet. That means being a role model for the rest of the World. A budget cut of £12,000 - give me a break!
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