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New Caledonia (to France) - Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie (SCO)

BirdLife Partner Designate

Founded in 1965
Members: 241
Staff: 6
41 rue du 18 juin, Nouméa, NC, -
+687 233342
president@sco.asso.nc

Mission of the organisation

The Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie contributes to improving knowledge about the birds of New Caledonia and is involved in the protection of both the birds and the habitats upon which they depend.

The SCO pays special attention to working with communities to promote better understanding and sustainable management of the island’s unique ornithological resources.

Key Activities

  • The Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie works in liaison with many local and international organisations to improve and promote the knowledge of New Caledonian birds
  • The SCO pays special attention to working with communities to promote better understanding and sustainable management of the island’s unique ornithological resources
  • The Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie works in liaison with many local and international organisations to improve and promote the knowledge of New Caledonian birds
  • The SCO is involved in environmental impact assessment and acts as an environmental watchdog where necessary
  • The SCO organizes a wide range of fieldtrips, participates in special events about the environment and gives presentations in schools or for community groups so as to increase public awareness
  • The SCO publishes a quarterly newsletter, called “Le Cagou”, for its members and partners

 

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