2,274Grants to

1,458(Sub)Species

Asia

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 774 grants constituting a total donation of $6,767,593 for species conservation projects based in Asia.

Conservation Case Studies in Asia

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516947) - White-backed vulture - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - White-backed vulture

In Uttarakhand state, risk of electrocution mortality is observed as major threats to threatened vultures. The present project was focused on protecting the critically endangered vultures from electrocution mortality in Doon Valley, Uttarakhand. Every years during 2014-2017, mortality of 40-50 vultures was recorded due to electrocution. With initiating conservation actions by the project team, electrocution mortality was reduced up to 90 percent ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516697) - Javan Slow Loris - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Javan Slow Loris

Little Fireface Project: Conserving Critically Endangered slow loris and other obscure and forgotten nocturnal mammals through ecology, education and empowerment.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517180) - Sumatran orangutan - Awarded $12,500 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Sumatran orangutan

Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction at Jantho Nature Reserve, Indonesia - This project is actively expanding the wild distribution and population size of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516735) - Flat-headed Cat  - Awarded $8,000 on December 18, 2017
18-12-2017 - Flat-headed Cat

Distribution and conservation status of the flat headed cat, Prionailurus planiceps in Brunei Darussalam

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516870) - Bay cat  - Awarded $5,000 on December 18, 2017
18-12-2017 - Bay cat

Long-term Felid Conservation in the Rungan River Landscape, Indonesian Borneo

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1705199) - Stone flower - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Stone flower

Assessment of Conservation Status and Development of the Red list for Western Ghats Usneoid Lichens

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516424) - Cycas annaikalensis - Awarded $4,400 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Cycas annaikalensis

Conservation of Critically Endangered cycad, Cycas annaikalensis in India. Cycas annaikalensis, is the only Critically Endangered cycad species from India, known from only a single population with less than 100 individuals from Kerala state. The goal of this project is to develop a conservation strategy for the, C. annaikalensis by integrating ecological and genetic information.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516170) - Bumblebee - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumblebee

Ecology and conservation of indigenous bumblebee (Bombus haemorrhoidalis Smith) in Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir Pakistan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516003) - Bumble bees - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumble bees

Species Inventory and Conservation Initiatives of Bumble bees (Genus- Bombus) In Manang District, Nepal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516164) - Stellate sturgeon - Awarded $6,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Stellate sturgeon

Community based conservation of critically endangered stellate and ship sturgeons: Saving living fossils on the brink of extinction

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