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Estacion Biologica Corrientes (EBCo) (Established 2001)
Conservation Agency
Web Site: http://ebco.blogspot.com/

Director: Dr. Gabriel E. Zunino
Phone: (54 11) 49826595   Fax: (54 11) 49824494   E-Mail: yacarehu@yahoo.com.ar
Ruta Provincial 8, San Cayetano, Corrientes 3401 ARGENTINA
Institution: Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales

Mission: To promote education, training and research in topics related with the ecology, behavior and conservation of natural environments and their Primates.

Principal Research Programs: Biogeography of Alouatta caraya in Argentina.
Dominance and paternity in A. caraya.
Social behavior in A. caraya.
Impact of deforestation and habitat fragmentation in populations of A. caraya. The role of A. caraya as seed dispersor.
Social behavior.
Parasitology

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for undergraduate, graduate, and professionals. The Biological Station is open to resarchers from all the countries interested in develop projects and educational activities.

Financial Aid: Financial support is available to undergraduate in a limited amount. There are apportunities for volunteer students that collaborate in our research programs. See the Web site.

Number of Staff: 10

Comments: After ceasing activities the Argentine Center of Primates (CAPRim) -where the EBCo is located now- the MACN asked to the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) for the transference of the facilities, equipment and personnel with the objective of creating a new Biological Station. In May 2001 the CONICET approved the proposal and in September 2001 the MACN initiated the activities destined to develop new scientific and educational activities in the Biological Station.

Last Updated: 2009-04-25


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