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BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders
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BCI: Investing in the World's Bat Conservation Leaders

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Many of world’s regions in greatest need of bat conservation have few, if any, bat conservationists. Bat Conservation International is changing this paradigm. …

Many of world’s regions in greatest need of bat conservation have few, if any, bat conservationists. Bat Conservation International is changing this paradigm.

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  • 1. INVESTING IN THE WORLD’S BAT CONSERVATION LEADERS 2013 in Review
  • 2. Sustainable bat conservation requires individuals with the skills, commitment, and support to be effective. Sources: IUCN, Bat Conservation International Many of the regions in greatest need of bat conservation have few, if any, bat conservationists. We are changing this paradigm.
  • 3. © Renzo Vargas © BCI © Yuri Aguirre These faces represent the growing bat conservation movement around the globe. © BCI
  • 4. © José Gabriel Martínez © José Gabriel Martínez © José Gabriel Martínez These faces remind us of what we are protecting.
  • 5. “Successful global strategies for biodiversity conservation require increasing reliance on local leadership and major investment in local capacity.” Rodríguez, J.P., et al. “Globalization of Conservation: A View from the South.” Science. Vol. 317. 10 August 2007. pp. 755-756. www.sciencemag.org © Luis Giron – PCM-El Salvador
  • 6. BCI’s efforts in 2013 built upon the new era for global bat conservation initiated by the United Nation’s “Year of the Bat” celebration in 20112012.
  • 7. © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI The African Bat Conservation Summit 40 individuals, 19 African countries, 5 days in Kenya 1 network Bat Conservation Africa
  • 8. © BCI © BCI © BCI © BCI
  • 9. © BCI © BCI © BCI At conferences, workshops, and in the field, BCI works with local bat champions throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
  • 10. © Alistair Mould © BCI © Godfrey Jakosalem - PBCFI
  • 11. © Renzo Vargas Training events and research grants for students in Latin America are planting the seeds for future bat conservation.
  • 12. © Laura Navarro © Eder Hernandez-Ruiz © Leonora Torres Knoop © Fundación Chimbilako © Thomas Sattler © Luis Giron – PCM-El Salvador
  • 13. The new era of global bat conservation requires scientific breakthroughs, innovative field techniques, and, above all else, effective leadership. As we enter 2014, BCI and our many partners will continue investing in the capacity of local bat conservationists to ensure the future is bright for all of the world’s bats. © Scott Heinrichs
  • 14. The bats and BCI are extremely thankful for the many donors, institutions, and individuals whose commitment of time and resources makes our work possible.

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