COWRI: Critical Ocean Wildlife Recovery Initiative

Authors

  • PAUL BOYLE,

    1. Deputy Director, Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and Director, WCS Osborn Laboratories of Marine Science, Surf Avenue at West 8th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11224
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  • DORENE BOLZE,

    1. Policy Analyst, International Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society, 185th Street & Southern Boulevard, New York, New York 10460, USA
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  • FRED KOONTZ

    1. Director, Science Resource Center, Wildlife Conservation Society, 185th Street & Southern Boulevard, New York, New York 10460, USA
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Abstract

COWRI, the Critical Ocean Wildlife Recovery Initiative has been developed by the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, through the Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation and the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Science, with three major objectives: basic and applied research; public awareness and conservation education; marine conservation policy. The authors introduce the concept of COWRI and report on the current progress of the three programme areas.

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