1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

Oceania

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 90 grants constituting a total donation of $962,252 for species conservation projects based in Oceania.

Conservation Case Studies in Oceania

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511307) - Buff-breasted Button-quail - Awarded $8,375 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Buff-breasted Button-quail

Increasing our understanding of the distribution, life history and ecology of the endangered Buff-breasted Button-quail Turnix olivii

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510441) - Regent Honeyeater - Awarded $12,500 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Regent Honeyeater

Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeater Breed for Release program. Taronga Conservation Society Australia plays a key role in the National Recovery Plan for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater which is established to provide a level of insurance against further declines in the wild population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510711) - Polynesian Ground Dove - Awarded $12,500 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Polynesian Ground Dove

Evaluating Critically Endangered Polynesian Ground Dove population status on islands planned for restoration in the Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510085) - Norfolk Island parakeet - Awarded $8,300 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Norfolk Island parakeet

Quantifying demographic responses to management of the critically endangered Tasman Parakeet (Cyanoramphus cookii) on Norfolk Island

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259841) - Brown teal - Awarded $8,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Brown teal

Monitoring a new population of the endangered pateke [Anas chlorotis] After 23 weeks since their release, 16 pateke [80% of initial cohort are still in the general release area with 3 deaths known. Predator control efforts are being maintained with significant numbers of mustelids being trapped. An experiment investigating which of two lures is most effective is underway

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259217) - Red-finned Blue-eye - Awarded $15,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Red-finned Blue-eye

Saving the Red-finned Blue Eye fish: Bush Heritage Australia is working to save the world’s only population of the critically endangered red-finned blue-eye fish from extinction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259067) - Christmas Island giant gecko - Awarded $15,670 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Christmas Island giant gecko

Saving the reptiles of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. This research aims to identify and inform control of threatening processes causing catastrophic reptile declines on Christmas Island. This research will support future reintroductions of two critically-endangered reptiles, now presumed extinct in the wild, and prevent the last remaining species found in the wild, the endangered giant gecko, from going extinct.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258551) - black robin - Awarded $10,600 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - black robin

Use of nest boxes to reduce risk of predation in the endangered Chatham Island black robin

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058475) - Snake eyed skink - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Snake eyed skink

Cryptic Crypto's: Taxonomic assessment to identify species diversity and prevent further species loss in Cryptoblepharus skinks

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