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. 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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925489) - Flare-horned markhor - Awarded $10,000 on January 12, 2010
12-01-2010 - Flare-horned markhor

The goal of this project is to conserve the endangered flare-horned markhor, as well as other threatened wildlife (including Ladakh urial, snow leopard, and Asiatic black bear) in the Diamer and Gilgit Districts of northern Pakistan through surveys, hiring and training of local rangers, establishing community monitoring programs, and building capacity to better manage wildlife and resources in this region.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925808) - Geoffroy's Woolly Monkey - Awarded $15,000 on December 08, 2009
08-12-2009 - Geoffroy's Woolly Monkey

In accordance with IUCN Red List, Lagothrix cana is listed as Endangered, given that at least a 50% of its population has declined in the last 45 years. We intend to determine the conservation status of the species in two conservation units in the Amazon basin, assessing the human impact as its threat and providing conservational education to local population.

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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. 0925323) - Southern Muriqui  - Awarded $10,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Southern Muriqui

This project main objective is to start mapping the distribution and determine the conservation status of the extant wild populations of the endangered southern muriqui (Brachyteles arachnoides), in the Atlantic forest remnants of Sao Paulo State, Brazil. São Paulo State harbors the most significant remnants of the Biome which the subjects study´s species is endemic.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925244) - Himalayan Wolf - Awarded $10,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Himalayan Wolf

This was the first project on the wolves in the Himalayan region of India. The main objectives were to gather the information about the status, distribution, conflict with human due to livestock predation and, further, identify the important areas for wolf conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925192) - Marbled cat - Awarded $10,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Marbled cat

There is little known about the status or ecology of marbled cats, Asiatic golden cats, or clouded leopards in Sumatra; but extensive habitat degradation is though to be causing significant population declines. We are using camera trapping techniques to assess the current population of the felids in one national park and to identify critical habitat for the implementation of conservation initiatives.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925185) - Northern Pudu - Awarded $15,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Northern Pudu

To analyse and compare genetically and morphologically the two allopatric populations of Pudu mephistophiles, and the population of Pudu puda. Verify in the field the separation of both Pudu mehistophiles populations, and the separation with Mazama chunyi.

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