1,558Grants to

1,062(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 576 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $6,061,625.

Mammal Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058554) - Sumatran Mountain Maxomys - Awarded $4,500 on April 30, 2014
30-04-2014 - Sumatran Mountain Maxomys

Sumatra are known as a home for 5 endemic rats. Almost all of them remain uncertain because of lack of research on them. Our work on "Ecological and Conservation Status of Sumatran Poorly-Known Endemic Rats" is a small effort to get better understanding on them and trying to figure it out effective effort to increase their survival.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058504) - Indochinese silvered langur - Awarded $1,800 on April 30, 2014
30-04-2014 - Indochinese silvered langur

The project 'Tails of Cambodia' aims to empower local children through education to protect Cambodia’s primates. The project further includes training of local educators to implement Tails of Cambodia independently, training of ACCB's staff members to study primate behaviour, and a study on the activity budget of the Indochinese silvered langur (Trachypithecus germaini).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257627) - West African chimpanzee - Awarded $12,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - West African chimpanzee

Wild chimpanzees are only found in tropical Africa, where their populations have declined by more than 66% in the last 30 years.To assure the protection of chimpanzees, the WCF will continue its important programs.Conservation education is a priority long-term action for the conservation of chimpanzees and other wildlife. In 2007, WCF created nature clubs called “Club P.A.N.”(People, Animals & Nature) for schools in West Africa.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257912) - Sumatran Orangutan - Awarded $16,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Sumatran Orangutan

The objective is to establish a new safety-net population of orangutans in Sumatra through the rehabilitation and release of confiscated individuals. This project will allow us to release 15 individuals by June, 2014. After release SOCP will protect and monitor these orangutans by maintaining our onsite veterinarian and employing local staff to survey their foraging and nest-building behaviours, health, and reproductive fitness.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257336) - Purple-faced langur - Awarded $12,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Purple-faced langur

This project’s’ primary objective is to help conserve Sri Lanka’s three endangered and endemic non-human primates, by training communities living around areas with suitable conservation attributes (safe havens) to manage these areas and derive benefits through sustainable development.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257886) - Livingstone's fuit bat - Awarded $8,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Livingstone's fuit bat

The Endangered Livingstone's Fruit Bat, endemic to two islands in the Comoros archipelago, is under threat due to anthropogenic pressure on long-term roost sites. This project will work with landowners and village management committees to devise and pilot an innovative Payment for Ecosystem Services scheme to protect key roost sites. The scheme will be integrated within wider integrated landscape management planning to ensure sustainability.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257936) - Laotian Rock Rat - Awarded $12,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Laotian Rock Rat

Laotian rock rat (Laonastes aenigmamus) is restricted to small areas of Great Annamite Range both in Laos and Vietnam. The species.is globally threatened at "Endangered". Key threats for the species are hunting/snaring and habitat loss/ degradation. This Project aims to enhance survival of Laotian Rock Rat population in Phong Nha - Ke Bang NP (Vietnam) throughthrough conservation education and trap/snare removal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257645) - Kolar Leaf-nosed Bat - Awarded $9,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Kolar Leaf-nosed Bat

The globally Endangered Kolar Leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros hypophyllus) is endemic to Karnataka, India. No information other than the original description exists of this species. The project aims for conservation of the species, understand its distribution, population status and threats affecting its survival.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257918) - Javan rhinoceros - Awarded $15,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Javan rhinoceros

The critically endangered Javan Rhino may be the world's rarest large terrestrial mammal, with only about 60 individuals surviving in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP). The Javan Rhino Study and Conservation Area team at UKNP, with significant local community support, cleared 15 hectares of invasive Arenga palm to encourage growth of rhino food plants and create additional suitable Javan rhino habitat.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13057788) - Indus River dolphins - Awarded $4,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Indus River dolphins

In this project we are going to involve local community in direct conversation of Indus River Dolphin . We will select some young,educated and motivated people from community living near Dolphin Hotpots and train them for monitoring of dolphins.These people will be called Indus "Dolphin Rescue Volunteers" .

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