1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

Oceania

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 98 grants constituting a total donation of $1,053,030 for species conservation projects based in Oceania.

Conservation Case Studies in Oceania

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518969) - Tea-tree Fingers - Awarded $15,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Tea-tree Fingers

Assessing the conservation status of the most threatened fungi in New Zealand and Australia. An Australasian Fungal Red Listing Workshop will be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 22-26 July 2019. Invitations have been extended to international and Australasian experts, linking to the Global Red List Initiative led by Dahlberg, Krikorev,and Mueller.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518643) - Archey's Frog - Awarded $1,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Archey's Frog

The impact of disturbed habitat on Archey’s frog (Leioplelma archeyi) microhabitat use

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517172) - Pig-nosed turtle - Awarded $8,500 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Pig-nosed turtle

The pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) is frequently harvested by subsistence communities and trafficked through Asia. This research project is developing genetic wildlife forensic techniques to help combat the illegal trade and providing sustainability and environmental education to remote communities in New Guinea that harvest the turtles.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515650) - Tahiti Monarch - Awarded $5,587 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Tahiti Monarch

Helping the Tahiti sandalwood tree (Santalum insulare) to save the Tahiti Monarch (Pomarea nigra)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513531) - Murray hardyhead - Awarded $11,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Murray hardyhead

Hunting the Murray Hardyhead: locating fragmented populations of an endangered fish species in the vast River Murray system.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513702) - Gympie broad-tailed gecko - Awarded $10,750 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Gympie broad-tailed gecko

Determine the distribution, habitat and conservation status of the restricted and endangered Gympie broad-tailed gecko, Phyllurus kabikabi

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513191) - Red-finned blue-eye - Awarded $16,550 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Red-finned blue-eye

Protecting the critically endangered Red-finned Blue-eye from invasive pest fish using barrier fencing. This project will protect the few remaining wild Red-finned Blue-eye (Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis) populations from colonisation by the predatory pest fish, Gambusia holbrooki.

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