2,453Grants to

1,550(Sub)Species

Asia

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 825 grants constituting a total donation of $7,128,279 for species conservation projects based in Asia.

Conservation Case Studies in Asia

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515782) - Bangka slow loris - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bangka slow loris

Habitat and Population of Bangka Slow Loris (Nycticebus bancanus) in Bangka Island, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515930) - Bengal tiger - Awarded $7,100 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bengal tiger

Assessing structural connectivity of a Biological Corridor for enabling safe movement of tigers between National Parks in Bhutan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516395) - Anatolian Mountain Viper - Awarded $4,200 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Anatolian Mountain Viper

Pioneers in Central-eastern Anatolia: rapid range assessments of threatened and rare viper species in uncharted territories

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515103) - Malabar River Lily - Awarded $7,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Malabar River Lily

The Malabar River lily (Crinum malabaricum) is endemic to approximately 5 km of 4 streams in northern Kerala State, south-west India. The streams arise and flow over laterite outcrops which support a wealth of endemic wetland-dependent plants. This project involved collaboration with staff and students of the Government College, Kasaragod to develop a baseline for monitoring population trends in this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170511231) - Rara Lake Frog                    - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Rara Lake Frog

Rara Lake Frog (Nanorana rarica) is endemic to Nepal and has been reported only from the Lake Rara (2,990m asl) situated at Rara National Park, Nepal. The species was described by Dubois & Matsui, 1983 as a new species based on morphometry and hardly any other information exists about it that's why the IUCN Red List (2004) has placed it under the Data Deficient category.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515524) - Keyserling’s Wonder Gecko - Awarded $12,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Keyserling’s Wonder Gecko

In this project, we will apply an integrative approach using distribution, ecological and molecular data to conserve the Endangered populations of the gecko Teratoscincus keyserlingii in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), severely affected by rapid development and transformation. The results of this project will be used to invert the current decline trend of this species and to protect the fragile and threatened habitats it occupies

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515064) - White-bellied heron - Awarded $7,100 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - White-bellied heron

Bhutan has the highest population of the White-bellied Heron equivalent to 47 percent of the global population, according to the resolution of the second international workshop on White-bellied Heron conservation held in 2015. With the financial support from international conservation and financial institutions, the long term conservation of this endangered bird was successful where the credit goes to RSPN in particular and other individual ...

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