2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

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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. 11251741) - Sunda Pangolin - Awarded $10,000 on January 19, 2011
19-01-2011 - Sunda Pangolin

Wildlife Alliance is working to protect the endangered Sunda pangolin by combating the illegal wildlife trade from Cambodia into Vietnam, rescuing and caring for pangolins in trade, and building public awareness about the pangolin's conservation status. For more information on Wildlife Alliance and its conservation programs, please visit www.wildlifealliance.org

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 11251503) - Red-shanked douc monkey - Awarded $10,000 on January 19, 2011
19-01-2011 - Red-shanked douc monkey

In 2011-2012, I conducted transect surveys in 10 sites in Nakai Nam Theun National Protected Area (NNT NPA), central eastern Laos. At each site, I walked transects and recorded douc groups sighted, and signs of threats. I used both Distance Sampling and a habitat suitability model to estimate the abundance and distribution of red-shanked doucs (Pygathrix nemaeus) in NNT NPA.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 11251787) - Sumatran Tiger - Awarded $15,000 on January 19, 2011
19-01-2011 - Sumatran Tiger

The conservation actions were completely made local community who live around the Barumun forest ecosystem has a well understanding about conservation of sumatran tiger and forest. Last time, many local communities have a perception that tiger as a mystic animal only. But now, they have better conservation knowledge & commitment to protect the tiger & forest and including sustainable of tree planting in their villages.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10251738) - Philippine bare-backed fruit bat - Awarded $15,000 on December 28, 2010
28-12-2010 - Philippine bare-backed fruit bat

IUCN “Red Lists” the Philippine bare-backed fruit bat as Critically Endangered. Until rediscovery on Cebu Island this species was thought to be extinct until 2003, when bare-backed fruit bats were (re)discovered living in the Philippines. These bats and the Philippine tropical ecosystem are deeply intertwined through seed dispersal and pollination. ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10251055) - chimpanzee - Awarded $19,196 on December 13, 2010
13-12-2010 - chimpanzee

Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest, Uganda, suffer from a loss of their primary source of sodium, the palm tree Raphia farinifera, due to the over utilization of this species by local tobacco farmers. They now use another source, Cleistopholis patens. We are working to conserve Raphia and re-educate farmers to switch to cotton string.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10051138) - Irrawaddy dolphin - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2010
09-12-2010 - Irrawaddy dolphin

For sometime only one population of Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) was known in the Philippines, i.e. the Malampaya Sound population in Palawan (~70-80 animals). In 2007 a very small population was discovered in the Visayas region raising hopes that there might be other remnant populations that are yet to be found. This project investigates occurrence of Irrawaddy dolphins in the country.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925815) - White-Bellied Spider Monkey - Awarded $15,000 on December 09, 2010
09-12-2010 - White-Bellied Spider Monkey

An recently initiated long-term study on frugivory by Ateles belzebuth will obtain relevant ecological data for the conservation of this endangered species. We intend to get information on food availability and use as well as identify possible predictors of white-bellied spider monkeys abundance. These informations will help to prioritize areas for future management and outline effective conservation strategies to ensure the species' protection.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925833) - Snow leopard - Awarded $15,000 on December 08, 2010
08-12-2010 - Snow leopard

Snow leopard is an iconic flagship species of the mountains of central Asia. Listed endangered in the IUCN Red list and Critically Endangered in Pakistan, snow leopard requires urgent conservation measures. This project was aimed to enhance our understanding of snow leopards and improve the conservation status of snow leopards in northern Pakistan through conservation measures and awareness/ advocacy campaigns, respectively.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925713) - Pangolin / Cape Pangolin / Ground Pangolin / Steppe Pangolin - Awarded $10,000 on December 08, 2010
08-12-2010 - Pangolin / Cape Pangolin / Ground Pangolin / Steppe Pangolin

This study focusses on the Ground Pangolins (Smutsia temminckii) living in the arid Kalahari Desert of South Africa. Although limited previous studies have been done on Ground Pangolins, this is the first arid-environment study. Through this study we are trying to shed some light on the ecology and physiology of this enigmatic rare and threatened species, and formulate a conservation strategy for its continued existence.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10251386) - Black and white ruffed lemur - Awarded $20,000 on December 08, 2010
08-12-2010 - Black and white ruffed lemur

it's a project of conserving a lemur species, the Varecia variegata variegata in a low and mid elevation evergreen humid forest in East part of Madagascar, exactly in Ambalabe community in Vatomandry district. method used are based on awareness raising and we take the local community as a partner since the discussion untill the application of decision taken

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