Past Projects
2012/13
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Conservation of the Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus) Phase II: A Study of Factors Impacting this Species' Reintroduction
Chinese Giant Salamander Shaanxi, China Dr. Andy KOUBA Memphis Zoo
Study of the Non-breeding Distribution of Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus in Southern China
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangdong, Guangxi and Fujian, China Dr. CHEUNG Ho Fai The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Whale Shark and Marine Mammals of the Northern Bohol Sea, Building the Foundation for Long-term Conservation
Whale Shark and Marine Mammals The Philippines Dr. Alessandro PONZO Physalus
Downstream Migration of Captive Sub-adult Chinese Sturgeon
Chinese Sturgeon Fujian, China Mr. DU Hao Yangtze River Fisheries Research Insitute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
Impact on Biodiversity from Acute High Tourist Flow in Nature Reserves - An Example from Establishing an Ecotourism-biodiveristy Monitoring System at Tangjiahe National Nature Reserve
Giant Panda and Terrestrial Animals Sichuan, China Dr. GUAN Tianpei Mianyang Normal University
Dispersal Pattern and Food Choice Study of Post-released Captive Giant Panda
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Prof. HUANG Yan Giant Panda Research Center of Chinese Academy of Forestry
Capacity Building of Newly-built Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda Gansu, China Prof. LI Xiaohong Longyou Environmental Conservation Association of Tianshui
Combating Trade in Nature Reserve Products to Protect Giant Pandas and Red Pandas
Giant Panda and Red Panda Sichuan, China Dr. Sarah M. BEXELL Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Assessment of Giant Panda Corridors: Road Effect, Corridor Effectiveness and Corridor Restoration
Giant Panda Sichuan and Shaanxi, China Mr. WANG Fang Peking University
Bamboo Corridor Design Plan and Management Strategy of Giant Panda at Xiaoxianling
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. YANG Biao Sichuan University
Genetic Structure of Giant Panda Small Populations at Liziping Nature Reserve
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. YANG Zhisong China West Normal University
Scent Marking of Giant Panda Populations in Wanglang National Nature Reserve in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Prof. ZHANG Zejun China West Normal University
Restoration and Usage of Habitat and Food Resources of Giant Panda After Mass Bamboo Flowering 30 Years Ago
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. ZHOU Shiqiang Giant Panda Research Center of Chinese Academy of Forestry
Abundance, Social Structure and Habitat Use Patterns of Chinese White Dolphins in Beibu Gulf
Chinese White Dolphin Guangxi, China Dr. CHEN Bingyao Nanjing Normal University
Population Dynamic Study of Chinese White Dolphins in the Pearl River Estuary: 2nd Year Data Collection and Preliminary Analysis
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. LIN Wenzhi GuangDong Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Conservation Ecology of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Hong Kong and Pearl River Estuary, China Ms OR Ka Man, Carmen The University of Hong Kong
A Mini- Marine Specimen Bank for Sousa chinensis Conservation in the Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Photo-Identification Research of Critically Endangered Western Gray Whales on Their Summer Feeding Grounds Off Sakhalin Island and Eastern Kamchatka, Russia
Western Gray Whale Russia Dr. Alexander M. BURDIN Far East Whale Research
New Insights into Blue Whales, the Sri Lankan Enigma: Linking Oceanography and Blue Whale Distribution in an Ecological Cul-de-sac
Blue Whale Sri Lanka Ms Asha de VOS The University of Western Australia
Saving Coastal Cetaceans in Collaboration with Gillnet Fishermen in Coastal Waters Offshore of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh
Cetaceans Bangladesh Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Coastal Marine Mammals along the Eastern Gulf of Thailand
Cetaceans Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Impact of Traffic Noise on Spotted Seal (Phoca largha)
Spotted Seal Liaoning, China Dr. HAN Jiabo Liaoning Oceanic Academy of Aquatic Sciences
Surveying the Waters Off Green Island (Taiwan) for Beaked Whales
Beaked Whale Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Limited Company
South-East Asian Training Workshop in Marine Mammal Research Techniques: Population Trend Analyses, Socio-Behavioural Dynamics, and Advanced GIS Techniques
Chinese White Dolphin Hong Kong, China Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
Southeast Asian Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) III
Cetaceans Malaysia Dr. Samuel K. HUNG Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society
Survey on Porpoise Bycatch by Fisheries in Dongting Lake, China
Yangtze Finless Porpoise  Hunan, China Dr. WANG Kexiong Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Taxonomic Status and Population Structure of Finless Porpoise in the Pearl River Estuary
Finless Porpoise Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Establishing Studbook for Captive Spotted Seals
Spotted Seal Liaoning, China Dr. ZHANG Peijun Liaoning Oceanic Academy of Aquatic Sciences
Mark-recapture of Captive Horseshoe Crabs and Post-released Habitat Selection
Horseshoe Crab Guangxi, China Dr. HU Menghong Shanghai Ocean University
Raising Public Awareness on Marine Conservation Through Camps
- Fujian, China Dr. LIU Min Xiamen University
Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs in Ha Pak Nai, Hong Kong: Bridging Science and Community Participation
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul SHIN City University of Hong Kong
2012 International Seafood Summit Fellowship Programme
- Hong Kong, China Mr. Philip CHOU SeaWeb
Danajon Bank Conservation Photo Exhibition and Public Education Campaign
- The Philippines Mr. Tyler STIEM The University of British Columbia
From Nearing Extinction to Flagship Species – the Endemic Palawan Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis
Palawan Forest Turtle (Philippine Pond Turtle) The Philippines Dr. Sabine SCHOPPE Katala Foundation Incorporated
Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Program: Ensuring the Future of the Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile in the Wild
Siamese Crocodile Cambodia Ms Sarah BROOK Fauna & Flora International
Potential Impact of Climate Change on Sex Ratio of Juvenile Chinese Alligator
Chinese Alligator Anhui, China Dr. ZHANG Fang Anhui Normal University
Monitoring Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) and its Prey in Barandabhar Corridors of Terai Arc Landscape of Nepal
Bengal Tiger Nepal Mr. Bhupendra Prasad YADAV Bear Research and Conservation Nepal
Conservation of the Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) in the Eastern Himalayas of Nepal
Chinese Pangolin Nepal Ms Carly WATERMAN Zoological Society of London
Monitoring Monotremes: Establishing a Conservation Evidence-base for Long-beaked Echidnas in Papua
Long-beaked Echidnas Indonesia Dr. Craig TURNER Zoological Society of London
Ecology and Conservation of Smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) in Ghodaghodi Lake Area (A Ramsar Site), Nepal
Smooth-coated Otter Nepal Mr. Gandhiv KAFLE Wetland Friends of Nepal
Ecology and Distribution of Hose’s Civet and Other Small Carnivores in a Logging Concession in Sarawak, Borneo
Hose's Civet Malaysia Mr. John MATHAI University Malaysia Sarawak
Mitigating Human Elephant Conflict Through Research and Community Interface in Golaghat District, Assam
Asian Elephant India Dr. Jyoti P DAS Aaranyak
Survey of Potential Reintroduction Sites for Rehabilitant Orangutans, and a Reintroduction Pilot Project
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Karmele Llano SANCHEZ Yayasan IAR Indonesia
Rehabilitation, Reintroduction and Conservation Planning of Confiscated Slow Lorises in Indonesia
Java Slow Loris Indonesia Mr. Richard MOORE Yayasan IAR Indonesia
Reducing the Threat of Poaching to the Critically Endangered Amur Tiger and its Prey In Northeast China, by Removing Poaching Snares
Amur Tiger Jilin and Heilongjiang, China Dr. Aili KANG Wildlife Conservation Society