2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

Oceania

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 104 grants constituting a total donation of $1,121,550 for species conservation projects based in Oceania.

Conservation Case Studies in Oceania

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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