1,924Grants to

1,262(Sub)Species

Asia

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 664 grants constituting a total donation of $5,718,841 for species conservation projects based in Asia.

Conservation Case Studies in Asia

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 140510135) - Baer´s Pochard - Awarded $4,800 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Baer´s Pochard

Searching and protecting the last Baer´s Pochards in the Amur region/Far East Russia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259889) - Tamaraw, Mindoro dwarf buffalo - Awarded $9,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Tamaraw, Mindoro dwarf buffalo

The Tamaraw Program - Conservation and Enhancement of the Natural Heritage of Mts Iglit-Baco National Park on Mindoro Island in the Philippines was initiated in 2012. It aims at seeking for sustainable solutions to save this emblematic species in the wild, while enhancing local communities. Important activites were achieved lately thanks to the support of the MBZ. Project outcomes are presented here.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510181) - Southern Bornean Orangutan - Awarded $12,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Southern Bornean Orangutan

The Sabangau peat-swamp forest in southern Borneo supports the worlds largest population of orangutans and is critically important for biodiversity and carbon conservation. OuTrop is a research and conservation organisation that monitors orangutans and other biodiversity, supports community patrol units and fire-fighting teams, trains and develops local capacity and works with Indonesian partners to rehabilitate and reforest drained and degraded ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14059744) - Himalayan grey langur - Awarded $1,700 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Himalayan grey langur

The Chamba Sacred Langur (Semnopithecus ajax) is an Endangered leaf-eating monkey of which only 250 mature individuals are left in the wild. This art-, education- and outreach activities will be implemented to support the conservation of the species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510049) - Pallas's cat - Awarded $5,400 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Pallas's cat

The project will cover blanks in distribution of Pallas's Cat in the Eastern Kazakhstan particularly in the Zaissan Lake area (Tarbagatai and South Altai Mnts.). Camera trapping and interviewing methods will be used.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14254018) - Smith's Tiger Spider - Awarded $6,500 on September 17, 2014
17-09-2014 - Smith's Tiger Spider

Develop conservation strategies for the critically endangered Poecilotheria smithi by study of occurrence and ecology in the newly discovered location.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259226) - Alindanaw - Awarded $8,000 on September 17, 2014
17-09-2014 - Alindanaw

Mapping the distribution of the endangered Risiocnemis antoniae (Platycnemididae: Odonata) presently found in Mt. Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctuary (newly declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014) will provide a vital piece of information towards its conservation. Knowing that ‘Extinction is forever' WE believed that this species is worth saving.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259037) - Latifi's Viper - Awarded $4,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Latifi's Viper

Field surveys to study the taxonomic situation of 5 known species of Montivipera raddei species group, phylogeography of this species group, and distribution area of their populations.

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