2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

Asia

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 756 grants constituting a total donation of $6,501,998 for species conservation projects based in Asia.

Conservation Case Studies in Asia

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259589) - Ziyuan Fir - Awarded $13,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Ziyuan Fir

FFI is working to conserve the Ziyuan fir tree in Southern China by partnering with local communities to improve management of the Yinzhulaoshan PNR, thereby protecting the remaining 600 trees and promoting its natural regeneration. To achieve this goal, FFI aims to implement regulations for co-management of the reserve, reduce incidences of habitat disturbance, and foster positive attitudes towards conservation in local communities.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259062) - Hispid hare  - Awarded $7,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Hispid hare

Baseline information and conservation awareness on Hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus) in Royal Manas National Park, Southern foothills of Bhutan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14253349) - Black-shanked douc langur - Awarded $11,500 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Black-shanked douc langur

This project aims at creating a community-based wildlife conservation management plan in order to ensure the long term conservation strategy for the species. It will place a platform baseline for other conservation activities regarding primate species for years to come. Also, this project will empower local people to help them run wildlife conservation programs with respects to management planning and implementing in the park.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14059333) - Persian leopard - Awarded $5,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Persian leopard

This project provided supplementary support for our Prince Bernhard Nature Fund project on collaring domestic animals in villages around Golestan National Park, Iran. Collars have been fixed on cattle, sheep, goats and dogs in order to protect them from strangling neck bites of Persian leopards. By doing this, we aim at reducing the human-leopard conflict and saving these endangered big cats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259054) - Rusty spotted cat - Awarded $6,500 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Rusty spotted cat

Survey and Ecological study of the Rusty Spotted cat and activities that threaten their survival in Sri Lanka.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258855) - Cat Ba langur - Awarded $6,000 on April 30, 2014
30-04-2014 - Cat Ba langur

FFI will improve conservation plans for Critically Endangered Cat Ba Langur by conducting interview and field surveys with local communities in areas that are thought to contain or previously contained Cat Ba langurs to determine remaining individuals and identify age and sex class. Published results will feed information into conservation planning for the species and a national level action plan for endangered primates.

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