2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

hello

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 742 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $7,588,396.

Mammal Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13255764) - African wild dog - Awarded $7,000 on September 22, 2013
22-09-2013 - African wild dog

Conservation detection dogs were trained to detect wire snares and work with anti-poaching teams in the buffer zone of South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Dogs provided additional snare-finding capacity and allowed scouts to cover more ground more efficiently for detecting wire snares of all kinds.

View African wild dog project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13255890) - Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur - Awarded $6,000 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur

The Sahamalza sportive lemur, Lepilemur sahamalazensis, is a small nocturnal primate that was discovered only recently in the north-west of Madagascar. In comparison to other sportive lemur species it has received very little scientific attention so far. This project aimed at studying the social organisation of the Sahamalaza sportive lemur as a step towards discovering more about this virtually unknown species.

View Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13056096) - Fishing cat - Awarded $4,788 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Fishing cat

This study is based on fishing cat( Prionailurus viverrinus), an endangered species residing in Gannoruwa forest reserve Kandy. They are mainly threatened due to habitat loss,road kills and poaching . In this study population trends, threats,ecology, and abundance of fishing cats were monitored. Awareness rising programs along with the implementing world fist road signs which dedicated to fishing cats were done through this project.

View Fishing cat project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13055819) - Northern Sportive Lemur - Awarded $5,000 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Northern Sportive Lemur

The MBZ supported conservation outreach program focused upon native trees, local lemurs and sustainable alternatives has had a positive impact in protecting the Northern Sportive lemur, Lepilemur septentrionalis by educating local residents in Andavakoera and empowering them to take action to protect and preserve local biodiversity.

View Northern Sportive Lemur project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13256220) - javan leopard - Awarded $8,650 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - javan leopard

Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) is a Critical endangered (IUCN) species and protected by Indonesian law. And this is the last remain Java big carnivore. Its existence more threatened since there was lack of data regard to its distribution and population, also the habitat fragmentation and land-use transformation. People need to be more aware about this species and conservation act need be done.

View javan leopard project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13056001) - Greater big-footed mouse  - Awarded $4,000 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Greater big-footed mouse

The greater big-footed mouse is endemic in Madagascar. Its habitats are disturbed by human activities and predation. Studies of its movements and territory occupation have been carried out in Ankarafantsika to adopt appropriate conservation strategy. Surveys of this species have been carried out on October by using capture-mark-recapture. A measurement of few habitat variables has been performed to understand its habitat preference.

View Greater big-footed mouse project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13255626) - Snow leopard - Awarded $7,450 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Snow leopard

The population of Snow Leopard is declining because of habitat degradation and fragmentation, reduction in natural prey due to illegal hunting as well as competition with livestock, retaliatory killing of snow leopard, lack of awareness and lack of trans-boundary efforts. This project aims to minimize the human-snow leopard conflict through local people's participation in highland of Dolpa region.

View Snow leopard project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13055705) - Uganda Mangabey - Awarded $4,940 on June 17, 2013
17-06-2013 - Uganda Mangabey

Uganda mangabeys occur in a few forests in Uganda and are so threatened that they appear to have disappeared even in some of the forests where they were known to occur as recently as three years ago. This project is conducting an inventory of their presence and absence in different sites and is habituating groups in one of the forests with major populations for tourism.

View Uganda Mangabey project