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Riverine Rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 11252999

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 11252999) - Riverine Rabbit - Awarded $10,000 on February 07, 2012

Mission: The Endangered Wildlife Trust conserves threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa by initiating research and conservation action programmes, implementing projects which mitigate threats facing species diversity and supporting sustainable natural resource management. Objectives: 1. Initiating and implementing conservation research and action programmes; preventing species extinctions and maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functioning; 2. Supporting sustainable natural resources and management; 3. Communicating the principles of sustainable living and empowering people by capacity building, education and awareness programmes to the broadest possible constituency; 4. Taking a strong leadership and advocacy role in promoting environmental and social justice Date established: The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is a non-governmental, non-profit, conservation organisation, founded in 1973 and operating throughout southern Africa. Geographic Area: The EWT conserves threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa by initiating research and conservation action programmes, implementing projects which mitigate threats facing species diversity and supporting sustainable natural resource management. The Riverine Rabbit Project works in the semi-arid Central and Little Karoo of South Africa, as the Riverine Rabbit is endemic to this region. Target species/habitats: The EWT’s work supports the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems. The Riverine Rabbit Project of the Drylands Conservation Programme specifically aims to conserve the Critically Endangered Riverine Rabbit and the threatened ecosystems it relies on.



Project 11252999 location - South Africa, Africa