2,152Grants to


The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 767 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $7,874,333.

Mammal Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925593) - Sumatran rhino - Awarded $25,000 on June 06, 2010
06-06-2010 - Sumatran rhino

The Sumatran rhino is Critically Endangered; less than 200 individuals remain in the wild. The International Rhino Foundation operates Rhino Protection Units, elite four-person anti-poaching teams, in two of the three main habitats left for Sumatran rhinos. These units, called RPUs, patrol national parks, monitoring rhinos, tigers, elephants and other threatened species, removing snares and traps, and apprehending poachers and encroachers.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925478) - Southeastern mountain Taeromys - Awarded $20,000 on June 06, 2010
06-06-2010 - Southeastern mountain Taeromys

The goal of this project is to provide all the necessary information for re-evaluating the conservation status of four target mammalian species (Taeromys arcuatus; Taeromys microbullatus Maxomys dollmanni, Rattus salocco) currently listed as Data Deficient by the IUCN and that are believed to inhabit the Eastern part of the Island. https://sites.google.com/site/alessiomortelliti/

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925644) - White-lipped peccary - Awarded $15,000 on June 06, 2010
06-06-2010 - White-lipped peccary

The project evaluates how the ecology and movements of the threatened white-lipped peccaries are being affected by fragmentation of habitats in the Pantanal’s plateau and floodplain regions. By comparing high and low cattle-impacted sites, we will identify biodiversity losses, identify ecological corridors between the Pantanal highlands and basin, and promote sustainable cattle ranching practices to prevent further deforestation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1025977) - Nigerian Chimpanzee - Awarded $15,000 on March 02, 2010
02-03-2010 - Nigerian Chimpanzee

The aim of the Nigerian Montane Forest Project is to : combine scientific research with education at both tertiary and local community level in order to develop long term sustainable management of Nigeria’s montane forests. We achieve this through the running of an ecological research station which attracts national and international researchers and is run largely through the local community.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1025946) - Bornean Orang-utan - Awarded $15,000 on February 23, 2010
23-02-2010 - Bornean Orang-utan

The Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Program, located in Sabah (Malaysian Borneo)intends to identify ways for peaceful cohabitation between people, orang-utans, elephants and other wildlife living in the Kinabatangan floodplain. We work with local communities to ensure the long-term survival of these unique species of wildlife.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1025476) - Azuero Howling Monkey - Awarded $15,000 on February 18, 2010
18-02-2010 - Azuero Howling Monkey

The Fundación Pro-Conservación de los Primates Panameños (FCPP) started in 2001 the first long-term primates population study to obtain ecological information of Ateles geoffroyi azuerensis, Alouatta coibensis coibensis and Alouatta coibensis trabeata. This is the first ever recorded data to calculate their total population and their actual conservation status. Environmental education practices are operating in Azuero Peninsula to help them ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1025931) - Asian Elephant - Awarded $24,852 on February 16, 2010
16-02-2010 - Asian Elephant

The Valparai plateau, a 220 km² tea and coffee plantation-forest landscape, is crucial for elephants and people. With support from MBZ, partner organizations such as Elephant Family, and stakeholders, early warning systems were initiated to convey elephant information through TV, bulk SMS, and installation of light indicators in critical localities which resulted in decline in incidence of conflicts over years and helped foster human-elephant ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925477) - Tasmanian long-eared bat - Awarded $15,000 on February 14, 2010
14-02-2010 - Tasmanian long-eared bat

This project is studying how forest loss influences micro bat species composition and habitat use in timber production areas on the island of Tasmania, Australia. We are focusing on the Tasmanian long-eared bat, which is endemic to the island but of which little is known.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925462) - Bonobo - Awarded $15,000 on February 14, 2010
14-02-2010 - Bonobo

We have had a three year project to survey the biodiversity of the the region south of Kisangani and between the three rivers :Tshuapa-Lomami-Lualaba in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. Subsequent to our discovery of important populations of bonobo (Pan paniscus) that were being hunted, we have worked to control hunting and create a protected area. This project supports this effort.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925198) - Dugong - Awarded $5,000 on February 14, 2010
14-02-2010 - Dugong

This project aims to gather information on dugongs and their habitat in North Madagascar and Comoros and compile National Dugong Conservation Action Plans.

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