WCC 2016 Res 044 - Activity Report

Information générale
Constituant de l’UICN: 
IUCN CEM Wetland Ecosystems Specialist Group 2017-2020
Période d’activité: 
2019
Zone géographique: 
Asie du Sud et Asie de l'Est
Pays/Territoire: 
India
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Quelles sont les Commissions de l’UICN impliquées dans la mise en œuvre de cette Résolution ?: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2013-2016 (CEM)
Veuillez indiquer quels autres acteurs (non-membres de l’UICN) sont impliqués dans la mise en œuvre de cette Résolution: 
Tribal Foundation, Nagercoil
Implémentation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
ActionDescriptionStatus
Education/Communication/SensibilisationWorld Sparrow Day was celebrated with school kids to create awareness on the dwindling population of the House Sparrow. Due to concrete buildings there is no space to build the nests in houses, which were formerly tiled. Addition of pollution by vehicles, polluted smoke emanating factories and increase in vehicle population make the sparrow abstain from these places. The heavy use of pesticides for agricultural crops, where birds depend on the crops for food as worms, insects and grains kill the birds or make them impotent, resulting in population decrease. So we have a project to conserve the bird in a two storey vegetable market by fixing wooden nests that has proved a success, where the bird population has registered enormous growth. Another activity was done in Holy Cross College, Nagercoil to demonstrate how to make sparrow nest boxes. Students took a pledge by signing in a poster that they would conserve the dwindling sparrows. On-going
Veuillez indiquer quels ont été les résultats obtenus dans le cadre des activités entreprises pour la mise en œuvre de cette Résolution: 
Mere 4 pairs of birds have been multiplied into 400 pairs in 10 years.
Quelles mesures ont été prises afin de surmonter ces obstacles ?: 
Due to the fake belief that sparrow meat has therapeutic uses the bird is hunted and poached and population is decreasing.
Veuillez indiquer et décrire brièvement les activités planifiées par la suite pour la mise en œuvre de cette Résolution: 
Activité FutureDescription
Education/Communication/SensibilisationThe project is extended to other areas, where 4 or 5 pairs are indentified in rural areas. We celebrate World sparrow Day every year and will expand the scope to educational institutions and the public.
Activités de terrainDue to the fake belief that sparrow meat has therapeutic uses the bird is hunted and poached.
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