Challenges and Goals

Challenges

Most sirenian range states developing countries

Lack of political will to deliver effective conservation outcomes

Likely adverse impacts of human population increase and climate change on subtropical and tropical coastal and riverine habitats

Goals

Effective conservation of all four species of sirenians throughout their ranges, especially developing range states

Increased knowledge of the distribution and relative abundance of all four species throughout their ranges

Regional listing of all major dugong subpopulations