Past Projects
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Measuring Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Turnover Rates and Fractionation Values in Captive Delphinids to Apply to the Assessment of Feeding Habits and Habitat Selection in Free-ranging Chinese White Dolphins off the Western Coast of Taiwan
Chinese White Dolphin Western Taiwan, Taiwan Prof. Graham WORTHY University of Central Florida
Population Ecology of Chinese White Dolphins in the Pearl River Estuary. Phase 1: Establishing Baseline Models
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
Training Workshops for Marine Mammal Research and Conservation: Standardising Research Techniques in Southeast Asia and Western Pacific
Chinese White Dolphin Hong Kong, China Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
Investigating the Conservation Status of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin and Orcaella sp. In Papua New Guinea – Potentially Depleted Populations of Unknown Taxonomic Status
Chinese White Dolphin and Orcaella sp. Papua New Guinea Dr. Isabel BEASLEY James Cook University
Distribution, Ecology and Conservation of Cetaceans Around the Langkawi Archipelago, with a Special Reference to Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis
Chinese White Dolphin Langkawi Archipelago, Malaysia Dr. Louisa PONNAMPALAM Institute of Ocean & Earth Sciences, University of Malaya
Assessing the Abundance, Movement Patterns and Fishery Interactions of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in the Coastal Waters of Bangladesh
Chinese White Dolphin Bangladesh Mr. Rubaiyat Mansur MOWGLI Wildlife Conservation Society
Assessment of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Population and its Habitat in Western Negros and Documentation of Other Occurrences in the Visayas and Mindanao
Irrawaddy Dolphin Philippines Dr. Ma. Louella DOLAR Tropical Marine Research for Conservation. (TMRC), LLC
Increasing the Sustainability of Freshwater Protected Areas for the Critically Endangered Irrawaddy Dolphin in the Mahakam River, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Irrawaddy Dolphin East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Initiatives for Establishing a Stranding Network for the Endangered Yangtze Finless Porpoise
Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Dr. HAO Yujiang Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Determining and Quantifying Threats to Coastal Dolphins: a Regional Collaborative Workshop
Coastal Dolphin Malaysia Dr. Gianna MINTON Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Movement, Range, and Population Size Estimate of Cetaceans in North-western Mindanao Sea, Philippines
Cetacean Philippines Ms Edna SABATER Silliman University Marine Laboratory
  1. Acebes, J. M. V., Silberg, J. N., Gardner, T. J., Sabater, E. R., Tiongson, A. J. C., Dumandan, P., Verdote, D. M. M., Emata, C. L., Utzurrum, J., & Yaptinchay, A. A. (2021). First confirmed sightings of Blue Whales Balaenoptera musculus Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Balaenopteridae) in the Philippines since the 19th century. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 13(3), 17875-17888.
An Investigation of the Ecological and Behavioural Constraints on the Recovery of the World’s Rarest Ape, the Hainan Gibbon (Nomascus hainanus): a Conservation Case-study
Hainan Gibbon Hainan Island, China Ms Jessica BRYANT University College London (UCL)
Female Mate Choice in Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China Mr. LI Desheng China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda
Animal Behavior, Animal Welfare and Wildlife Conservation Workshop and Summer Camps in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China Dr. Sarah BEXELL Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Baseline Survey of Red Panda Distribution, Abundance, and Population Status in the Eastern Himalaya of Nepal
Red Panda Eastern Himalaya, Nepal Mr. Brian WILLIAMS Red Panda Network
Rehabilitation, Reintroduction and Conservation Planning of Confiscated Javan Slow Lorises
Javan Slow Loris Indonesia Mr. Richard MOORE International Animal Rescue Indonesia
Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Program (CCCP): Saving the Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile
Siamese Crocodile Cambodia Mr. Adam STARR Fauna & Flora International
Communities and Conservationists; Protecting Crocodiles Together
Philippine Crocodile San Mariano and Northern Luzon, Philippines Mr. Willem van de VEN Mabuwaya Foundation
The Investigation on the Current Status of the Wild Population and the Conservation of the Habitats of the Cuora aurocapitata
Turtle Anhui, China Dr. ZHANG Fang Anhui Normal University
Information and Investigative Service for Illegally Traded Wildlife in Guangzhou
Freshwater Turtle and Snake Guangzhou Province, China Dr. XIE Yan Wildlife Conservation Society
Conserving the World's Largest Amphibian: Reintroduction of the Chinese Giant Salamander into the Wild
Chinese Giant Salamander Shaanxi, China Dr. Andy KOUBA Memphis Zoological Society
Effects of Forest Loss and Degradation on Lowland Amphibians of Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand
Amphibian Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand Dr. Nancy KARRAKER The University of Hong Kong
Whale Shark and Marine Mammals in the Northern Bohol Sea, Philippines: Presence and Habitat Utilization of an In-shore Deep Trench
Whale Shark Northern Bohol Sea, Philippines Dr. Alessandro PONZO Physalus
A study on the Population and Distribution of Seahorses (Family: Syngnathidae) in Hong Kong and Conservation Campaign
Seahorse Hong Kong, China Dr. Michelle CHEUNG Eco-Education & Resources Centre
Conservation of Blue-crowned Laughing Thrush Garrulax courtoisi in Wuyuan, Jiangxi Province
Blue-crowned Laughing Thrush Jiangxi province, China Dr. H. F. CHEUNG Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Capacity Building to Save Asian Horseshoe Crabs: An International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Asian Horseshoe Crabs
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Siu Gin CHEUNG City University of Hong Kong
Recovery of Coral-reef Habitats in Community-managed Reserves
Coral Reef Cebu Island, Philippines Mr. Buenaventura MAATA Jr. Project Seahorse Foundation for Marine Conservation