Chameleon Project

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Introduction

The Chameleon project is one of the winners of the Youth Participative Budget Portugal 2019. The main goal is to promote the conservation of this species. 

Objectives

Raise awareness about the importance of chameleon conservation

Alert to the threat factors of the chameleon in order to minimize them

Improve knowledge about the geographic distribution and biology of the species by promoting scientific work

Intended Audience

General population

Actions

Creation of the Chameleon Interpretive Center

Development of an environmental awareness campaign on the Eastern Algarve coast

Development of a citizen science campaign for better knowledge about the species distribution

Contribute to the development of academic studies on the species

Improve chameleon recovery conditions in the Wildlife Research and Rehabilitation Center (RIAS)

Duration

One year (2021)

Partners

Contacts

camaleao@vitanativa.org