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. 170515480) - White-thighed colobus - Awarded $4,996 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - White-thighed colobus

Behavioral ecology of the last remaining mixed-species group of the white-thighed colobus (Colobus velelrosus) and the mona monkey (Cercopithecus mona) in Kikélé Sacred Forest and community development through bee-keeping and reforestation program

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515422) - Pallas's cat - Awarded $6,830 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Pallas's cat

The project will contribute to the knowledge of actual number and distribution of Pallas's cat in Kyrgyzstan and become a base for the species monitoring in the country. We plan to summarize the existent data on species as well as to abtain new data. The important is to union efforts of wildlife reseachers (particularly snow leopard researchers) in Pallas's cat conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514688) - Barbour's vlei rat - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Barbour's vlei rat

The Otomys barbouri is classified as endangered on the IUCN list of threatened species owing to habitat destruction. With increasing tourist activities, vegetation is predisposed to further degradation which may make the habitat unsuitable for the species. This project is therefore aimed at determining the influence of tourist activities on the population and distribution of Otomys barbouri in the Afro-alpine grasslands of Mt Elgon.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514219) - Ecuadorian Sac-winged Bat - Awarded $7,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Ecuadorian Sac-winged Bat

Balantiopteryx infusca is only known from two locations in Ecuador: Cachabí and Lita, and there hasn't been done either scientific or conservation work in both sites. The Lita tunnels are no longer functional for rail traffic, however, ecotourism activities and pedestrian traffic could be affecting the welfare of this population. It is imperative to declare the Lita tunnels as an Important Area for Bat Conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160514361) - Orangutan - Awarded $4,400 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Orangutan

Analysing the home ranging behaviour of reintroduced Orang-utans in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513903) - Blond Titi Monkey - Awarded $12,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Blond Titi Monkey

LANDSCAPE AND HISTORY OF LAND USE: EFFECTS ON SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION, DENSITY AND PERSISTENCE OF Callicebus barbarabrownae (Hershkovitz, 1990)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513505) - Jungle Cat  - Awarded $3,600 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Jungle Cat

Obtaining a better distribution map of the Jungle Cat (Felis chaus) in Sri Lanka

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513368) - Bay cat - Awarded $4,800 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Bay cat

Kalimantan Cat Conservation: Identifying Hotspots for Cryptic Predators

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