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Emergency Aid to Cambodian Crocs
Emergency Aid to Cambodian Crocs
07th March, 2013
The Fund dispatched $12,000 in emergency aid to help relocate Siamese crocodiles in Cambodia before construction begins on a hydroelectric dam. The dam will obliterate the second largest population of Siamese crocodiles if they are not immediately relocated. It was announced in February that a hydropower dam will be built by the China Guodian Corporation on the Areng River. The ...


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500 Grant Applications Received
500 Grant Applications Received
06th March, 2013
Between 1 November and 28 February, 500 grant applications were submitted for consideration. That’s more applications than the Fund has received in any other grant period. Applications were submitted from more than 100 different countries on the behalf of every type of species. We have $500,000 up for grabs in this round of funding and $1.5 million for all of 2013. Obviously, the popularity of ...


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India Temple Turtle Conservation
India Temple Turtle Conservation
05th March, 2013
The Hindus of eastern India release turtles in temple ponds upon the occasion of a child’s birth believing that this will extend the longevity of the newborn child. The temple ponds contain turtle species which are critically endangered in the wild. With support from the Fund, biologists will survey the temple ponds of Assam, India to ...


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Fund Launches New Website
Fund Launches New Website
01st March, 2013
We redesigned our website. It’s simple. It’s visual. Grant recipients manage their grants and tell their story to the world with video and photography. And it’s all under one address: www.speciesconservation.org Every grant recipient can create their own case study microsite featuring their own multimedia content. Take a look around. We think ...


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Film Chronicles Conservationists
Film Chronicles Conservationists
01st March, 2013
Dedicated conservationists working with crocodiles in Sri Lanka, zebras in Kenya, birds and plants in Hawaii, hammerhead sharks in Costa Rica, frogs in Ghana, fish in Mexico, and chimpanzees in Uganda will form the cast of an exciting film about the Fund and its grant recipients. The conservationists and their species featured in the film represent the species diversity and ...


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Fund Gives $1.5m to Species Conservation in 2012
Fund Gives $1.5m to Species Conservation in 2012
26th February, 2013
he Fund donated $1.5m to species conservation projects in 2012. It supported more than 250 projects in more than 100 different countries. From mushrooms in Greece, saola in Vietnam, vultures in Pakistan, palm trees in New Caledonia, and frogs in South America, the Fund continued its strong support globally of people getting their hands dirty and putting their boots on the ground for ...


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