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. 0925809) - Tuamotu Kingfisher   - Awarded $15,000 on December 08, 2009
08-12-2009 - Tuamotu Kingfisher

The Tuamotu Kingfisher is restricted to the Island of Niau in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia, in the South Pacific. The kingfisher population is estimated at 120 individuals and is listed as CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Conservation actions include assessing the impact of invasive species, identifying islands for introduction and raising community awareness.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925361) - Scott's Tree Kangaroo (Tenkile) - Awarded $15,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Scott's Tree Kangaroo (Tenkile)

The Tenkile Conservation Alliance (TCA) is a conservation NGO establishing in Papua New Guinea. TCA works to save the critically endangered Tenkile (Scott's Tree Kangaroo) and Weimang (Golden-mantled Tree Kangaroo) from extinction. TCA is establishing the Torricelli Mountain Range (where the Tenkile and Weimang are found) as a legally protected Conservation Area. TCA works directly with 39 villages, approximately 10,000 people.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925684) - Fiji Petrel - Awarded $20,000 on October 20, 2009
20-10-2009 - Fiji Petrel

The Fiji Petrel is one of the world’s rarest seabirds whose continued existence was only confirmed in 1984 with the first ever at-sea photographs taken in 2009. Currently NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is building the conservation management capacity of a cadre of local community members by focusing on the Collared Petrel as a surrogate species until such time as it can be applied to Fiji Petrel.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925702) - Yellow Fatu - Awarded $20,000 on October 20, 2009
20-10-2009 - Yellow Fatu

Pitcairn Island in situ conservation backed by ex situ conservation and experimental collections in Ireland. Conservation of Abutilon pitcairnense Fosberg (P)Yellow Fatu.

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