1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 241 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $2,170,666.

Reptile Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925157) - Comoro Iguana - Awarded $20,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Comoro Iguana

Conservation of reptiles on the Comoro Islands – a project of the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, Germany, in collaboration with partners at the Republic of the Comoros and France to research into endemism and possible threats and to propose conservation stati and measures.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925495) - Siamese Crocodile - Awarded $10,000 on November 25, 2009
25-11-2009 - Siamese Crocodile

The study was conducted at Kaeng Krachan National Park , protected area along the Thai-Myanmar border from 2009-2011. Our objectives were to assess the conservation status of C. siamensis populations within the park, determine if reproduction is occurring, and develop conservation recommendations based on these findings.We recommend implementing multiple strategies to augment the existing population of C. siamensis in the park.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925574) - Nile Crocodile  - Awarded $20,000 on August 27, 2009
27-08-2009 - Nile Crocodile

The major conflict between man and Nile crocodile over living space is investigated and it's possible to prevent. The community members create disturbances to crocodile life. The project activities estimated crocodile population, disturbance, habitat suitability, nesting ecology, Lake Nasser fishery, and Morphometric measurements, to estimate the health of the lake Nasser ecosystem; furthermore, a great deal make to enhance the awareness toward ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925558) - Green Turtle  - Awarded $13,700 on August 26, 2009
26-08-2009 - Green Turtle

TORUDES-Ghana improves understanding of the nine coastal fishing communities on the need to conserve or protect marine turtles. Launching of 2009 and 2010 marine turtle breeding season with a drama by local school children organized in Mankoadze, one of the beneficiary communities of the marine turtle conservation project.Enhancing the capacities of the community turtle protection volunteers useful for the sustainability of this project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925556) - King Cobra - Awarded $25,000 on August 26, 2009
26-08-2009 - King Cobra

The King Cobra Telemetry Project was started in March 2008 at the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station in Karnataka, India. The main objectives of the project are to study the ranging patterns, habitat use and behavior of wild king cobras. Emphasis is also given on training young field biologists, creating awareness and educating people about the conservation significance of this apex predator.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905381) - Myanmar star tortoise - Awarded $4,800 on June 29, 2009
29-06-2009 - Myanmar star tortoise

The project engaged local communities, authorities, and sanctuary staff to change local attitudes and practices to enable the successful reintroduction of the CR Myanmar Star tortoise into its native habitat in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary. Interventions included support for patrols and increased use of fuel efficient stoves. Project monitoring indicates success in reducing use of sanctuary resources.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925309) - Siamese Crocodile - Awarded $19,500 on June 18, 2009
18-06-2009 - Siamese Crocodile

Lake Mesangat (East Kalimantan) maintains populations of RTE species such as Tomistoma schlegelii, Crocodylus siamensis, Orlitia borneensis, Ciconia stormi and Nasalis larvatus. The future of this area and the livelihood of its traditional fishermen faces serious threats from plantation agriculture and invasive exotics. The conservation foundation, Yayasan Ulin, is working to conserve at least 6,000 hectares of this remarkable site.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905271) - Marsh Crocodile - Awarded $5,000 on June 18, 2009
18-06-2009 - Marsh Crocodile

An investigation of the status of crocodiles and their habitats in Sri Lanka and assessment of human-crocodile conflict . Approximately 10-20 people are killed annually and about 50 people are attacked by crocodiles in Sri Lanka. Propose actions that should be taken to minimize this conflict as well as to conserve the crocodiles and their natural habitats.

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