2,617Grants to

1,649(Sub)Species

Oceania

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 114 grants constituting a total donation of $1,281,779 for species conservation projects based in Oceania.

Conservation Case Studies in Oceania

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528124) - Ultramarine lorikeet - Awarded $13,718 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Ultramarine lorikeet

Screening diseases for urgent conservation actions in French Polynesia Avian malaria have been discovered on Fatu Hiva and threaten the survival of the lasts Fatu Hiva monarchs (20 adults only). This project will allow to improve our knowledge and to screen diseases on introduced and endemic birds living on Ua Huka, Tahiti and Fatu Hiva to improve our capacity to face or anticipate disease impact.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523851) - 'ōmāma'o - Awarded $24,900 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - 'ōmāma'o

In order to save the Tahiti monarch from of Little Fire Ant, we are trying drone applications (in forest) and ultradiluted fipronil (in houses). 175 on 179 house were negative in 2021 and the eradication in a 17 ha cliff was confirmed 3 years after - in 2021 we successfully treated 48 ha of forest with 4 drone applications (3 mega LFA colonies). Thank you !

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521873) - Red Handfish - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
24-09-2019 - Red Handfish

Conservation of the Red handfish (Thymichthys politus), potentially the world’s rarest marine fish, found only in two small sites in south-eastern Tasmania, Australia. Through monitoring via the Reef Life Survey program and focus on improving public awareness, this work aims to better inform and direct conservation effort to protect this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521748) - Beck's Petrel - Awarded $7,000 on September 24, 2019
24-09-2019 - Beck's Petrel

Beck's Petrel: finding the first breeding site of a Critically Endangered seabird. "Lost" for over 75 years it's now 12 years since the rediscovery of Beck's Petrel, but it's breeding grounds remain unknown. Facing potential threats from invasive species at its colonies our priority is finding a nest site by working with local communities and researchers in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520593) - Plains-wanderer - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Plains-wanderer

Uncovering the movements and habitat use of the genetically unique and critically endangered Plains-wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520234) - Whenua Hou Diving Petrel - Awarded $6,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Whenua Hou Diving Petrel

Integrative conservation of the Whenua Hou Diving Petrel: Rescuing one of New Zealand’s rarest seabirds from extinction

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