Past Projects
2020/21
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Investigation on seasonal distribution pattern and habitat utilisation of narrow-ridged
Green sea turtle, Hawksbill sea turtle, Leatherback sea turtle China Dr. CHEN Min East China Normal University
Conserving the coastal wetlands of Lianyungang, China – the critically important stopover site for long-distance migratory shorebirds
Asian Dowitcher, Giant Knot, Spotted Greenshank China Ms. YANG Ziyou Spoon‐billed Sandpiper (Shanghai) Environment Protection Technology Co. Ltd
Myeik Archipelago Shark and Ray Assessment
Giant Manta Ray, Scalloped Hammerhead, Giant devil ray, Green sawfish, Largoon sawfish, Narrow sawfish Myanmar Dr. Andrea MARSHALL Marine Megafauna Foundation
Humphead wrasse computer-aided facial recognition as a novel solution to CITES enforcement improvement
Humphead Wrasse China, Hong Kong Dr. Yvonne SADOVY Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations
Investigation on seasonal distribution pattern and habitat utilisation of narrow-ridged
Narrow-ridged finless porpoise China Dr. LI Yongtao Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute
Follow to save: understanding the endangered Okhotsk Sea bowhead whale seasonal distribution for defining potential “areas of conflict” with industry
Bowhead Whale Russian Federation Dr. Olga SHPAK A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences (IEE RAS)
Sedimentation and climate emergency impacts in Malaysia evaluated using horseshoe crab embryogenesis
Mangrove horseshoe crab Malaysia Dr. Byan Raveen NELSON Institute of Tropical Biodiversity and Sustainable Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Community based anti-poaching units for wildlife conservation
Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, Greater one-horned rhino, Ganges River Dolphin, Gharial, Hog deer Nepal Dr Rabin KADARIYA National Trust for Nature Conservation
Revamping Nature Discovery Center in Assam, India: an effort towards planting conservation values in the community
Assam Roofed Turtle India Dr. Shailendra SINGH Turtle Survival Alliance
Hong Kong as a hub and home for declining Tokay geckos: analysis of genetic diversity
Tokay gecko China, Hong Kong Dr. Timothy BONEBRAKE The University of Hong Kong
Patrol and fire-fighting teams to protect and conserve the Sabangau Forest, Indonesia
Bornean orangutan Indonesia Ms Susan SHEWARD Orangutan Appeal UK
Anti-poaching strategies to protect Sunda pangolins and other threatened species
Sunda pangolins, Sun Bear, Sunda clouded leopard Malaysia Mr. Roshan GUHARAJAN Panthera and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
Gaoligong mountain takin protection, monitoring and community conservation awareness raising
Takin China Mr.FANG Yihao Institute of Eastern-Himilaya Biodiversity Research, Dali University
2019/20
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
A Conservation Action Plan for Chinese Giant Salamanders
Chinese giant salamander China Prof. Andrew CUNNINGHAM Zoological Society of London
Are Our Amphibians in Peril of a Lethal Pandemic? Tracking an Emerging Amphibian Fungal Disease in Hong Kong Newts and Other Amphibians in the Wild and Pet Trade Market
Hong Kong Newt China and Hong Kong Dr. SIN Yung Wa The University of Hong Kong
Whistle Comparison and Environmental Adaptability of Chinese white dolphins in the eastern and western Pearl River Estuary
Chinese white dolphin China Dr. WANG Zhitao Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ecological Baseline Survey of Chinese white dolphin population in Hainan
Chinese white dolphin China Dr. LIN Mingli Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Social Strategy and Habitat Utilisation Pattern of Small Populations of Chinese White Dolphin
Chinese white dolphin China Dr. ZHENG Ruiqiang Shantou University
School Conservation Education and Community Awareness in the Breeding and Conservation of Indigenous Bird Species, Including the Critically Endangered Bali Starling in Bali, Indonesia
Bali starling Indonesia Ms. Carolyn KENWRICK Begawan Foundation
Proposal for Long Term Conservation of Red Fin Labeo (Labeo lankae) Globally Critically Endangered fish species
Red Fin Labeo Sri Lanka Prof. Devaka WEERAKOON IUCN
Determining Elasmobranch Diversity and Conducting Age-Growth Analyses of Threatened Species to Support Sustainable Fisheries Management in Sri Lanka.
Scalloped Hammerhead, Chilean Devil Ray, Giant Manta Ray, Spinetail Devil Ray, Stripenose Guitarfish, Short fin Devil Ray Sri Lanka Mr. Daniel FERNANDO Blue Resources Trust
Regional Workshop on Species Assessment, Monitoring and Conservation Planning for Asian Groupers
Hong Kong Grouper, Longtooth grouper, Brown-marbled grouper, Camouflage grouper, Squaretail coralgrouper China, Hong Kong Mr. Stan SHEA Bloom Association Hong Kong
Assessment of Primary Anthropogenic Stressors to Chinese White Dolphins in Heavily Urbanized Estuary
Chinese white dolphin China Dr. LIN Wenzhi Haisang Ecological Technology co. Ltd., Zhuhai
Population Biology of Bryde's Whale in Weizhou Island, Guangxi
Bryde's whale China Prof. YANG Guang Nanjing Normal University
Study and exploration of using drones for survey of Chinese white dolphin
Chinese white dolphin China Mr. CHEN Mo Guangxi Academy of Sciences
Night-time Distribution and Abundance of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong Waters: Conservation Implications
Chinese white dolphin China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Dr. CHAN Stephen C.Y. Cetacea Research Institute
West Visayas Species Reintroduction Project
Tarictic/Visayan Hornbill, Walden's Hornbill, Negros Bleeding-Heart Dove, Visayan Spotted Deer, Visayan Warty Pig Philippines Ms. Ysabella MONTANO Talarak Foundation Inc.
Biodiversity of freshwater crabs and critical habitat investigation in the mountains of Yunan
Freshwater crabs China Prof. SUAN Hongying School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University
Taiwan Juvenile Horseshoe Survey: Survey of Juvenile Horseshoe Crab Populations and Habitats in Kinmen, Penghu and Xiangshan Wetland, Taiwan
Chinese horseshoe crab China Dr. YANG Mingjie Blue Ocean Alliance
Recovering India’s Most Endangered turtles; Northern River Terrapin (Batagur baska) in the Sundarbans
Northern River Terrapin India Dr. Shailendra SINGH Turtle Survival Alliance India
A Data-driven Approach to Strengthening Trade Enforcement of Turtles
Big-headed turtle, Beal's eyed turtle China, Hong Kong Dr SUNG Yik Hei The University of Hong Kong
Youth Saving South China Sea Turtles
Green turtle, Hawksbill turtle China Ms.Katie O'HARA Loggerhead Marinelife Center
China-Laos boundary snow leopard population conservation status evaluation
Indochinese tiger, Indochinese leopard, Marbled cat China Dr. LI Sheng Peking University
Blood transfusion compatibility physiology study of the giant panda
Giant panda China Prof. LI Desheng China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda
Promoting Model for Community Conservation of Mongalian Marmot
Mongolian Marmot Mongolia Mr. Tumurbaatar ENEBISH Conservation Research and Education Center
Developing Local Community Nurseries to Protect and Restore Threatened Wildlife Habitat in Indonesian Borneo
Bornean orangutan, Bornean white-bearded gibbon, Malayan sun bear, Clouded leopard, Sunda pangolin Indonesia Dr. Mark HARRISON Borneo Nature Foundation
Community Education and Survey Around the Skywalker Hoolock Gibbon Habitat
Skywalker Hoolock Gibbon China Ms. YAN Lu Cloud Mountain Conservation
2018/19
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Impact of climate change on the habitat connectivity and morphological traits of Rana boulengeri
Boulenger's spiny frog China Prof. HU Junhua Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Monitoring and welfare assessment of captive Yangtze finless porpoise pregnancy and postnatal care
Yangtze finless porpoise China Dr. HAO Yujiang Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Summarising experience and promotion of Yangtze finless porpoise wild population recovery in Dongting Lake
Yangtze finless porpoise China Dr. HAN Yi Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Risk assessment and countermeasures on fish bait disease of Yangtze finless porpoise in Tian'ezhou National Nature Reserve, Hubei
Yangtze finless porpoise China Dr. YUAN Junfa Huazhong Argricultural University
Prediction on population abundance, spatio-temporal distribution, and optimal habitat of Yangtze finless porpoise in Nanjing
Yangtze finless porpoise China Dr. CHEN Bingyao Nanjing Normal University
Local community collaboration for the successful conservation of the Bali starling
Bali starling Indonesia Ms. Carolyn KENWRICK Begawan Foundation
Development of a forensic toolkit to aid in the conservation and the prevention of illegal trade of the critically endangered helmeted hornbill
Helmeted hornbill Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand Dr. Caroline DINGLE The University of Hong Kong
Distribution and threatened status re-evaluation of Sinocyclocheilus microphthalmus, a cavefish endangered and endemic to China
Small eye golden-line fish China Prof. ZHAO Yahui institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ecological studies on cetaceans with a focus on the Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) around Penang island
Irrawaddy dolphin, Chinese white dolphin, Indo-pacific finless porpoise, Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin Malaysia Dr Leela RAJAMANI Universiti Sains Malaysia
Cetacean Health and Stranding Response Program: a One Health Initiative in the Philippines
Multiple species of cetaceans The Philippines Dr. Marie OBUSAN Natural Sciences Research Institute (NSRI)
An assessment of gene flow, genetic connectivity and evolution throughout S. E. Asia and the Coral Triangle to promote informed marine conservation planning and management
Multiple species of corals Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Dr. Benjamin WAINWRIGHT National University of Singapore
Population, habitats and conservation of the critical endangered Vietnamese giant land snail (Bertia cambojiensis): Research and local capacity building
Vietnamese giant land snail Vietnam Prof. Duc Huy HOANG University of Science, Vietname National University Ho Chi Minh City
Confirmation of additional individuals of Rafetus swinhoei in the wild and sexing the Dong Mo Turtle in Vietnam
Yangtze giant softshell turtle Vietnam Mr. Timonthy McCORMACK Asia Turtle Program of Indo-Myanmar Conservation
Conservation genomics of the critically endangered golden coin turtle (Cuora trifasciata) and application to ex-situ breeding and wildlife DNA forensics
Golden coin turtle Hong Kong Prof. Jonathan FONG Lingnan University
Understanding impacts of climate change on at-sea populations of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Malaysia and the Philippines
Green turtle Malaysia, The Philippines Dr. Nicolas PILCHER Marine Research Foundation
Identification of key protection area for snow leopards in Sanjiangyuan under climate change
Snow leopard China Dr. CHENG Chen Peking University Centre for Nature and Society
Study on sustainable grazing and management policy of giant panda's habitat
Giant panda China Dr. LI Binbin Duke Kunshan University
2017/18
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Forming a Scientific Foundation for Coral Reef Restoration and Resilience in Hong Kong
Staghorn Coral China, Hong Kong Dr. David BAKER The University of Hong Kong
Building Capacity to Ensure Sustainable Management Frameworks and Practices that Conserve the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican, the Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill, Greater Adjutant and the Vulnerable Sarus Crane in the Wetlands of the Cambodia
Black-faced Spoonbill, Greater Adjutant, Bengal Florican, Sarus Crane Cambodia Mr. James LYON Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Initiation Work for Conservation of Yellow-breasted Bunting, Emberiza aureola
Yellow-breasted Bunting Hong Kong Dr. NG Cho Nam The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Conservation Genomic Inquiry to Save the Critically Endangered Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush from the Brink of Extinction
Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush Indonesia, Singapore Dr. Frank Erwin RHEINDT National University of Singapore
Community-led Seahorse Conservation in Southwest Cambodia
Various species of seahorse Cambodia Ms. Kate WEST Fauna & Flora International
Right from the Start: Guiding the Philippines as it Works Towards Implementing CITES for Vulnerable Seahorses
Various species of seahorse Philippines Dr. Amanda VINCENT Project Seahorse
Investigation of Big-head Schizothoracin Resources and Habitat in Xinjiang Tarim River
Big-head Schizothoracin China Mr. ZHANG Renming Fisheries Science Research Institute of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
Research and Action to Advance Conservation of Taimen
Sakhalin Taimen Japan Dr. Peter RAND Limnos, LLC
Competition Stress from Exotic Sturgeon Species on Wild Population of Chinese Sturgeon in the Yangtze River Estuary
Chinese Sturgeon China Dr. ZHAO Feng East China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
Research on Leishan Spiny Toad Habitat Selection for Reproduction
Leishan Spiny Toad China Mr. LI Shize Moutai University
Amphibian Conservation on the Roof of Indochina
Botsford's Leaf-litter Frog and Sterling's Toothed Toad Vietnam Mr. Benjamin TAPLEY Zoological Society of London
Some Like it Hot But How About Critically Endangered Gharials (Gavialis gangeticus)? Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Nesting and Reproduction of Gharials in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Gharial Nepal Mr. Ashish BASHYAL Biodiversity Conservancy Nepal
Safeguarding Endangered Turtle Populations in Hong Kong
Big-headed turtle, Beal's eyed turtle Hong Kong Dr. SUNG Yik Hei Hong Kong Baptist University
Systematic Surveys for Annamite Endemic Mammals in Pu Mat National Park
Annamite Striped Rabbit, Owston’s Civet, Large-antlered Muntjac, Truong Son / Roosevelts’ Muntjac, Saola Vietnam Dr. Minh LE Global Wildlife Conservation
Conservation of the Endangered Hog Deer (Axis porcinus) in Northeast India
Hog Deer India Ms. Alolika SINHA Aaranyak
Developing a Rehabilitation Centre for Sunda Pangolin, Manis javanica, in North Sumatra
Sunda Pangolin Indonesia Miss Louise FLETCHER Kukang Rescue Program
Informed Landscape Conservation: a Multi-species Study Evaluating the Impacts of Habitat Fragmentation and Quality on Ranging Patterns of Threatened Wildlife in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo
Sunda Pangolin, Asian Elephant, Reticulated Python, Malay Civet, Bearded Pig, Philippine Slow Loris Malaysia Dr. Benoit GOOSSENS Danau Girang Field Centre
Standardisation of Patrol and Monitoring in Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda China Prof. LU Mingyao Wild Animal and Plant Management Authority, Gansu
Combining Alternative Livelihood Training and Environmental Education to the Community in Motianling Nature Reserve
Giant Panda, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey, Takin China Mr. FENG De Motianling Provincial Nature Reserve, Shaanxi
Wildlife Monitoring Project in Taibai Niuweihe Provincial Nature Reserve, Shaanxi
Giant Panda China Mr. YU Yao Niuweihe Provincial Nature Reserve
Cloud Platform Setup for Public Education on Aquatic Wildlife
/ China Mr. ZHOU Xiaohua National Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Association
Catalysing Community-led Marine Conservation in Sulawesi
/ Indonesia Dr. Alasdair HARRIS Blue Ventures
Population Distribution and Feeding Ecology of Finless Porpoise in Liaodong Bay and Northern Yellow Sea
Narrow-ridged Finless Porpoise China Dr. LU Zhichuang Liaoning Ocean and Fisheries Science Research Institute
Activity Pattern and Habitat Utilisation of Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Zhenjiang Nature Reserve, Hubei
Yangtze Finless Porpoise China Dr. MEI Zhigang Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Diurnal Pattern of Habitat Use vs. Anthropogenic Noise in Core Areas of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) and Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) in Hong Kong Waters
Chinese White Dolphin, Indo-pacific Finless Porpoise Hong Kong Dr. LIN Tzu-Hao Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Environmental Pollution in Pearl River Estuary and the Health of Chinese White Dolphin
Chinese White Dolphin China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Research on Mechanical Effects of Large-Scale Reclamation Projects on Habitat Use of Chinese White Dolphin
Chinese White Dolphin China Dr. WU Haiping Qinzhou University
Assessment of Characteristics and Distribution of Human-Induced Underwater Noise in Chinese White Dolphin Habitats, Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin China Dr. FANG Liang Sun Yat-sen University
2016/17
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Population Survey of Chinese White Dolphin in Jiangmen Chinese White Dolphin Provincial Nature Reserve, Guangdong
Chinese White Dolphin Guangdong, China Dr. ZHU Qian Shandong University (Weihai)
Health Risk Assessment of Chinese White Dolphin and its Prey Fish Species in Exposure to PCBs and Organochlorine Pesticides
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Dr. GUI Duan Sun Yat-sen University
Community Structure, Population Parameters and Age Structure of Chinese White Dolphin Population in Neilingding Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Dr. LIN Wenzhi Sun Yat-sen University
Study on Seasonal Distribution Pattern and Habitat Use of Yangtze Finless Porpoise, Anqing Region
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Anhui, China Dr. CHEN Minmin Anqing Normal University
Investigation of Habitat Fragmentation Status for Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Yichang-Wuhan Section of Yangtze River
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Hubei, China Dr. MEI Zhigang Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Inspiring Support for Pematang Gadung Community Forest through Communication, Education and Public Awareness Efforts
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Gail CAMPBELL-SMITH Yayasan IAR Indonesia
Population Assessments of Wild Bornean Orangutans: Comparing Ground Nest Surveys to New Drone Technologies
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Cheryl KNOTT Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program
Strengthening Community Cooperation for Pangolin Conservation in Kavrepalanchowk District
Chinese Pangolin Nepal Ms Prativa KASPAL Natural Heritage Nepal
Conserving the Critically Endangered Chinese Pangolin, Manis pentadactyla in the Tea Plantations of Darjeeling Himalaya, India
Chinese Pangolin India Dr. Sunita PRADHAN Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) in Hong Kong
Eurasian Otter Hong Kong Dr. Billy C.H. HAU The University of Hong Kong
Preliminary Study on Blood Transfusion of Giant Panda
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. LI Desheng The Giant Panda Protection and Research Center of China/Wolong National Nature Reserve Administration, Sichuan
Genetic Database Development and Population Management for Giant Pandas in Caopo and Xiaohegou Natural Reserves in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. GU Xiaodong Sichuan Wildlife Survey, Protection and Management Station
Study of Potential Risk of Canine Distemper to Wild Giant Panda and its Associated Wildlife in Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Dr. WANG Fang Peking University/ Michigan State University
Effectiveness Evaluation of Functional Area Management Based on Biodiversity in Changqing National Nature Reserve, Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Dr. LI Sheng Peking University
Standardisation of Patrol and Monitoring in Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda Gansu, China Mr. LU Mingyao Wild Animal and Plant Management Authority, Gansu
Supporting SMART Patrols in Project Harimau Selamanya to Improve Protection of the Malayan Tiger in the Kenyir-Taman Negara Core Area, Peninsular Malaysia
Malayan Tiger Malaysia Dr. Gopalasamy Reuben CLEMENTS Rimba / University Malaysia Terengganu
Multidisciplinary Approach for Assessing Komodo Dragon Population Distribution and Trends on the Island of Flores, Indonesia
Komodo Dragon Indonesia Mr. Deni PURWANDANA Komodo Survival Program
Conservation and Ecology of Endangered Geoemyda spengleri
Black-breasted Leaf Turtle China Dr. Daniel GAILLARD Peking University
Informed Landscape Conservation: a Multi-species Study Evaluating the Impacts of Habitat Fragmentation and Quality on Ranging Patterns of Threatened Wildlife in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo
Various species including Sunda Pangolin, Bornean Elephant, Proboscis Monkey and Reticulated Python Malaysia Dr. Benoit GOOSSENS Danau Girang Field Centre
EcoGuardians Program: A Model for Mitigating Turtle Hunting in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh
Arakan Forest Turtle, Assam Roofed Turtle, Keeled Box Turtle , Asian Brown Turtle and Elongated Tortoise Bangladesh Mr. Andrew WALDE Turtle Survival Alliance
Restoring a Wild Population of Chinese Alligators at Wuchang Lake, Anhui Province, China
Chinese Alligator Anhui, China Prof. LU Shunqing Huangshan University
Strengthening Participatory Turtle Conservation Project along Ghaghra-Sarju River System in Terai Arc Landscape, North India
- India Dr. Shailendra SINGH Turtle Survival Alliance India Programme
Reptile Conservation in Rural Tamilnadu
- India Ms Zahida WHITAKER Madras Crocodile Bank Trust
Community-based Conservation Management of the Banggai Cardinalfish in Indonesia
Banggai Cardinalfish Indonesia Mr. Gayatri Reksodihardjo-Lilley Yayasan Alam Indonesia Lestari
Monitoring and Conservation Strategy of Chinese Sturgeon Breeding Ground in Gezhouba Dam, Hubei, China
Chinese Sturgeon Hubei, China Dr. LEE Wei Institute of Hydroecology, Ministry of Water Resources & Chinese Academy of Sciences
Study on Conservation Status and Awareness of Chinese Sucker
Chinese Sucker Hubei, China Dr. HU Guangfu Huazhong Agricultural University
Impact Assessment and Artificial Nest Building for Upper Yangtze River National Nature Reserve of Rare and Endemic Fish (Chongqing Section)
Freshwater fishes Chongqing, China Prof. YAO Weizhi Southwest University, Chongqing
Workshop to Assess Current Conservation Status and Management and Research Needs for 90 Asian Species of Groupers (Family Epinephelidae) According to IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria
Groupers Hong Kong Prof. Yvonne SADOVY DE MITCHESON The University of Hong Kong
Education and Community Involvement in the Conservation of Indigenous Bird Species, Including the Critically Endangered Bali Mynah in Bali, Indonesia
Bali Mynah Indonesia Ms Carolyn KENWRICK Begawan Foundation
Estimating Genetic Diversity in Captive Populations of Critically Endangered Blue-crowned Laughingthrush (Garrulax courtoisi)
Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Hong Kong and Wuyuan, China Dr. Yang LIU Sun Yat-sen University
Identifying Ecological Relationships of Cacatua sulphurea to Aid Conservation in its Native and Introduced Ranges
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Hong Kong, Indonesia Dr. Luke GIBSON The University of Hong Kong
Assessing IUCN Red List Status of Hong Kong Ants
Ants Hong Kong Dr. Benoit GUENARD The University of Hong Kong
Potential Distribution Prediction and Conservation Strategy of Chinese and Mangrove Horseshoe Crabs Juveniles using Ecological Niche Factor Analysis in Beibu Gulf, Guangxi
Chinese Horseshoe Crab, Mangrove Horseshoe Crab Guangxi, China Dr. HU Menghong Shanghai Ocean University
2015/16
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Study on Population Ecology of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin in Sanya and Connectivity with Populations in Surrounding Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Sanya, China Dr. LI Songhai Sanya Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Chinese White Dolphins in Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Displacement of Kernel Habitat of Coastal Delphinid upon Substantial Anthropogenic Coast Alternations
Chinese White Dolphin Xiamen Bay, China Dr. HUANG Shiang-lin Taiwan Cetacean Society
Population Status and Conservation Strategies of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise in the Low Flow Season of Poyang Lake
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Poyang Lake, China Dr. MEI Zhigang Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
GIS Establishment in Tian’e Zhou Baiji Dolphin National Nature Reserve, Hubei
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Hubei, China Mr. GONG Cheng Tian'e Zhou Baiji Dolphin National Nature Reserve, Hubei
Study on Yangtze Finless Porpoise Conservation Management and Community Development in Hewangmiao, Hubei
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Hubei, China Mr. ZHU Binting Jianli Fisheries Bureau
"Saving the smile" Community Education on Yangtze Finless Porpoise Conservation
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Ms GAO Baoyan Wuhan Imaging and Natural Environmental Services Centre, Hubei
Paternity Test on Captive Spotted Seals by Microsatellite Genotyping
Spotted Seal Liaoning, China Mr. SONG Xinran Dalian Sun Asia Tourism Holding Co. Ltd.
Giant Panda Disease Surveillance Through Laboratory Biological Sample Analysis: Capacity Building for Veterinarians
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. LI Desheng China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda
Training on Exhibition Panel Narration and Writing Skills for Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. YANG Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Study on Wildlife Corridor for Giant Panda in Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan
Giant Panda & Others Sichuan, China Dr. GU Xiaodong Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Establishment of Standards on Nature Reserve Master Plan and Patrol Techniques in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. YANG Kunlin Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Training on Infra-red Camera Monitoring and Data Application for Conservation Authorities in Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. MA Xiangzu Division of Conservation, Shaanxi Forestry Department
Training on Standardised Establishment and Management at Field Stations in Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. ZHANG Junhe Division of Conservation, Shaanxi Forestry Department
A Pilot Management Standardisation Project at Niuweihe Provincial Nature Reserve, Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Ms ZHANG Xiaofeng Shaanxi Province Nature Reserve and Wild Animal Station
Standardisation of Patrol and Monitoring in Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda Gansu, China Mr. LU Mingyao Wild Animal and Plant Management Authority, Gansu
Study on the Relationship between Climate Change, Functional Micro-habitat Usage and Breeding Success of Wild Alpine Musk Deer
Alpine Musk Deer Gansu, China Prof. MENG Xiuxiang Renmin University of China
Field Identification Handbook of Large and Medium-Sized Wild Mammals and Pheasants in South-western China
Terrestrial Mammals and Pheasants Southwestern China Dr. LI Sheng Peking University
Scaling up the Chinese Pangolin Conservation through Education and Community-based Monitoring Programs to Combat Pangolin Trade in Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal
Chinese Pangolin Nepal Ms. Prativa KASPAL Nepal Rural Development and Environment Protection Council
Conserving Critical Orangutan Habitat in Indonesian Borneo
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Mark E. HARRISON OuTrop
Microplastics and Megafauna: Implications of Microplastic Ingestion on Threatened Manta Ray Populations
Reef Manta Ray Indonesia Dr. Andrea MARSHALL Marine Megafauna Foundation
Distribution, Abundance, Fishery and Trade of a Giant, Threatened Reef Fish, the Humphead Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus in the Paracel Islands
Humphead Wrasse Paracel Islands, China Prof. LIU Min Xiamen University
Advancing Conservation for an Endangered Asian Fish, Parahucho perryi Sakhalin Taimen
Sakhalin Taimen Japan Dr. Peter RAND Limnos, LLC
Sidelined Arks in Deep Waters: Conserving Freshwater Taxa in the Southern Western Ghats of India
Freshwater Fish and Amphibians India Dr. Rajeev RAGHAVAN St. Albert's College
Recovering Red-crowned Roofed Turtle, Batagur Kachuga on the Chambal River, Northern India
Red-crowned Roofed Turtle India Dr. Shailendra SINGH Turtle Survival Alliance India
Saving the Last Northern River Terrapins (Batagur baska) in the Sundarbans of India and Bangladesh
Northern River Terrapin India, Bangladesh Dr. Brian HORNE Turtle Survival Alliance
Conservation of Endangered Freshwater Turtles in Hong Kong
Beal's-eyed Turtle and Big-headed Turtle Hong Kong Dr. Yik-hei SUNG Hong Kong Baptist University
Study and Conservation of Migratory Chinese Crested Terns (Thalasseus bernsteini) in China and Indonesia
Chinese Crested Tern China & Indonesia Mr. Simba CHAN BirdLife International
Study of Wintering Ground and Breeding Behavior of Blue-crowned Laughingthrush in Wuyuan, Jiangxi Province
Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Jiangxi, China Dr. NG Cho Nam The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Community Conservation Education on Horseshoe Crabs and their Habitats in Beibu Bay, Guangxi
Horseshoe Crab Guangxi, China Ms LIN Wuying Guangxi Biodiversity Research and Conservation Association
Blue Coral Breeding and Conservation in Xisha, Hainan
Blue Coral Hainan, China Mr. CHEN Hong South China Sea Tropical Marine Biology and Disease  Research Institute, Hainan
2014/15
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Impact of Environmental Change on the Chinese White Dolphins in Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Conservation Ecology of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in the Pearl River Estuary. Phase 2: Population Processes, Demography and Spatio-behavioural Dynamics
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. Stephen C.Y. CHAN The University of Hong Kong
Population-level Surveys of Chinese White Dolphins across the Pearl River Estuary – Phase 1: Feasibility Assessment and Indicators of Population Connectivity
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
High Schools Network in Pearl River Estuary and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Chinese White Dolphin Symposium 2014
Chinese White Dolphin Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, China Mr. CHEN Xi Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Influence of Anthropogenic Activity on Chinese White Dolphins in Hong Kong
Chinese White Dolphin Hong Kong Mr. Simon WONG Wai Ho The University of Hong Kong
Population Estimation and Distribution of Chinese White Dolphin in Sanya, Hainan
Chinese White Dolphin Hainan, China Dr. LI Songhai Sanya Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Assessment on the Impact of Long-term Habitat Loss on the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins off Western Taiwan
Chinese White Dolphin Taiwan Dr. HUANG Shiang-Lin Taiwan Cetacean Society
Population Status and Conservation Strategies of Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Tian'e Zhou National Nature Reserve
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Hubei, China Mr. GONG Cheng Tian'e Zhou Baiji Dolphin National Nature Reserve, Hubei
Conservation by Design: Establishing A Framework for Delphinid Conservation in A Tropical Protected Seascape, Tañon Strait, the Philippines
Cetaceans The Philippines Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
Giant Panda Disease Investigation through Pathology: Capacity Building through Necropsy and Sample Archiving
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. Bruce RIDEOUT Zoological Society of San Diego
Dispersal Pattern and Food Choice Study of Post-released Captive Giant Panda (2)
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Prof. HUANG Yan China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda
Effects of Livestock Grazing on Giant Panda Habitat and Evaluation of Potential Solutions
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Ms LI Binbin Duke University
Restore Habitat Connectivity in Pingwu County: Combining Scientific Research and Community-based Activities
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. WANG Fang Peking University
Monitoring of Vegetation Change and the Effect of Climate Change in Giant Panda Habitat through Large Scale Permanent Forest Plots in Minshan, Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. LI Sheng Peking University
Rapid Assessment on Habitat Change and Conservation Needs for Giant Panda
Giant Panda Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu, China Dr. MA Keming Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Environmental Education in Nature Reserve in Sichuan: Phase One
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. Yang Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Comparative Study on Post-reintroduction of Panda 'Zhang Xiang'
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. Yang Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Standardisation of Techniques in Scientific Survey Protocols in Nature Reserve
- Sichuan, China Mr. Yang Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Development of Reintroduction Protocol for Panda 'A Bao'
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. Chu Longfei Changqing National Nature Reserve Administration, Shaanxi
Symposium on Enhancement and Standardisation of Reserve Management in Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. Chu Longfei Changqing National Nature Reserve Administration, Shaanxi
Application of GIS Technique in Conservation and Scientific Study of Panda
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. Chu Longfei Changqing National Nature Reserve Administration, Shaanxi
Standardisation of Patrol and Monitoring in Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda Gansu, China Mr. Shi Zhihe Gansu Wildlife Administration
Habitat Restoration Mechanism of Giant Panda Habitats Destructed by Grazing at Wolong
Giant Panda China Mr. HUANG Jinyan China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda
Study on the Relationship between Seasonal Migration of Giant Pandas and Growth of Bamboo Shoots
Giant Panda China Prof. ZHANG Hemin China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda
Trials and Demonstration for Bamboo Cultivation Techniques for Captive Giant Pandas
Giant Panda China Dr. WANG Xiaohong Chengdu University
Publication of a Bilingual Chinese/ English Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) Necropsy Manual and Necropsy Form
Giant Panda China Dr. Natalie MAUROO Hong Kong Wildlife Health Foundation Limited
A Study on the Methods of Population Survey on Wild Giant Panda
Giant Panda China Dr. ZHANG Jindong China West Normal University
Scaling Up Tools for Effective Public Engagement into Wildlife Conservation
- Guangdong, China Dr. Aili KANG Wildlife Conservation Society
Training and Implementation of SMART Patrol in Qinghai Province
- Qinghai, China Ms. ZHANG Li Qinghai Wildlife Protection Association
Population Status and Ecology of Highly Endangered Malayan Sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) and Sensitization of Local Communities for its Conservation in Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India
Malayan Sun Bear India Dr. Janmejay SETHY Society for People, Animals and Nature
Bornean Orangutan Welfare and Conservation through Rehabilitation, Reintroduction, Education and Awareness, Alternative Livelihoods and Human-Orangutan Conflict Mitigation
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Karmele Llano SANCHEZ Yayasan IAR Indonesia
Conserving and Protecting the Sumatran Rhino and Other Megavertebrates in Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Sumatran Rhino Indonesia Dr. Susie ELLIS International Rhino Foundation
Initiating Community Participation in the Conservation of the Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) in the Buffer Zone of Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Bengal Tiger Nepal Mr. Bhupendra Prasad YADAV Bear Research and Conservation Nepal
Study on Population Ecology of Rucervus eldii eldii in Keibul Lamjao National Park, Indo Burma Biodiversity Hotspot
Sangai/ Eld's Deer India Dr. M. GOVINDARAJU Bharathidasan University
Community Conservation Programs for the Conservation of the Chinese Pangolin Manis pantaductyla in Central Nepal
Chinese Pangolin Nepal Ms Prativa KASPAL Nepal Rural Development and Environment Protection Council
Monitoring Monotremes: Establishing a Conservation Evidence-base for Long-beaked Echidnas in Papua
Long-beaked Echidna Indonesia Ms Carly Waterman Zoological Society of London
Establishing A Primate Monitoring and Protection Unit at the 'Anoulak Field Station' in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area, Laos
White-Cheeked Gibbon and Red-shanked Douc Langur Lao PDR Dr. Camille COUDRAT Project Anoulak
Community Development and Education on Chinese Sturgeons in Yichang Provincial Nature Reserve in Hubei
Chinese Sturgeon Hubei, China Mr. LU Lin Yichang Chinese Sturgeon Provincial Nature Reserve, Hubei
Temporal and Spatial Distribution and Environmental Requirement of Juvenile Chinese Sturgeon in Yangtze River
Chinese Sturgeon Shanghai, China Dr. ZHAO Feng East China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
Population Distribution of Sichuan Taimen (Hucho bleekeri) Using Environmental DNA
Sichuan Taimen Shaanxi, China Dr. JIANG Wei Shaanxi Institute of Zoology
Community-based Conservation of Brachymystax lenok tsinlingensis
Lenok Shaanxi, China Dr. XING Yingcun Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
Cost and Benefits of a Ban on Exploitation for India's Seahorses
Seahorses India Dr. Amanda VINCENT The University of British Columbia
Conservation Status of Common By-catch Species in the South China Sea and Implications for Sustainable Fisheries Management
Various By-catch Species South China Sea Dr. Kent CARPENTER IUCN Species Programme
Determining the Status and Distribution of the Critically Endangered Chinese Giant Salamander
Chinese Giant Salamander Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi, China Prof. Andrew A. CUNNINGHAM Zoological Society of London
Detecting the Presence of Chinese Giant Salamander in the Qinling Mountains Using Environmental DNA
Chinese Giant Salamander Shaanxi, China Dr. ZHANG Lu Memphis Zoological Society
Conservation of the Highly Threatened Helen's Flying Frog from the Lowland Forests of Vietnam: Research and Capacity Building
Helen's Flying Frog Vietnam Dr. Jodi ROWLEY Australian Museum Trust
Evaluation, Ranking and Management of Multiple Global Change Threats to the Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill Hong Kong, China, Japan and Korea Dr. Timothy C. BONEBRAKE The University of Hong Kong
Study on Factors Affecting the Reproductive Cycle of Penguin
Penguin China Ms LI Li Dalian Sunasia Tourism Holding Co. Ltd.
Wildlife Monitoring, Habitat Protection and Community Awareness for Conservation of Komodo Dragons in the Tujuh Belas Pulau Reserve, North Flores, Indonesia
Komodo Dragon Indonesia Dr. Deni PURWANDNA Komodo Survival Program
Survey and Evaluation of the Wild Chinese Alligators in Dongtan Wetland, Chongming Island
Chinese Alligator Shanghai, China Dr. LU Shunqing Huangshan University
Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme: Launching the National Siamese Crocodile Reintroduction and Reinforcement Programme
Siamese Crocodile Cambodia Dr. Jackson FRECHETTE Fauna & Flora International
2013/14
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 ‐ Continued
Chinese Giant Salamander Shaanxi, China Dr. Andy KOUBA Memphis Zoological Society
Monitoring of the Breeding Population and Conservation Promotion of Chinese Crested Tern Against Extinction
Chinese Crested Tern Zhejiang, China Dr. CHEN Shuihua Zhejiang Museum of Natural History
Conservation of the Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Yellow-Crested Cockatoo Indonesia Dr. James D. GILARDI World Parrot Trust USA, Inc.
Fishing to the Brink of Extinction: Manta and Mobulas Conservation Project in the Bohol Sea
Manta and Mobulas The Philippines Ms Diana Maria Margarita A. VERDOTE Physalus
CITES: Saving Thailand’s Threatened Seahorses
Seahorse Thailand Dr. Sarah FOSTER The University of British Columbia
Conservation Promotion of Chinese Sturgeon Focusing on Communities in Yangtze River Estuary
Publication
Chinese Sturgeon Shanghai, China Dr. WANG Youji Shanghai Ocean University

Wang, Y., Yuan, M.., Wu, Wu, F., Hu, M. (2013) Conservation progress, existing problems and strategies of Chinese sturgeon Acipenser sinensis in Changjiang River 長江流域中華鱘保育進展、存在問題及對策分析. Bulletin of Biology, 2013(12):1-4. In Chinese.

Yuan, M., Chen, S., Hu, M., Wang, Y. (2014) Strengthening species conservation and raising public awareness: a case study of Chinese sturgeon in Yangtze river mouth 加強物種保護教育培養公眾保育意識--以長江口中華鱘保育研究為例. Bulletin of Biology, 2014, 49(7):11-14. In Chinese.

Status of Sichuan Taimen in Sichuan Province
Sichuan Taimen Sichuan, China Mr. LI Hua Fisheries Institute, Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Hot Interpretation at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding: Developing China's First Docent Program
Giant Panda and Red Panda Sichuan, China Dr. Sarah M. BEXELL Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Bamboo Species Identification and Field Monitoring Training for the Staff of Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Gansu
Giant Panda Gansu, China Mr. WANG Zhipo Longyou Environmental Conservation Association of Tianshui
Exploration and Application of Sustainable Development in Communities in the Giant Panda Nature Reserve in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. WU Jiawei Chengdu Kanghua Community Development Centre
Effects of Dolphin-watching Tourism and Trawling Boats on Spatial Utilization and Behaviour of Chinese White Dolphins in Beibu Gulf and Conservation
Chinese White Dolphin Guangxi, China Dr. CHEN Bingyao Nanjing Normal University
Study of Habitat Selection and Activity Pattern of Chinese White Dolphin in Pearl River Estuary and Population Survey of the Western Boundary of the Distribution
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. CHEN To South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
A Bank of Biochemical Evaluating Indicators for Sousa chinensis Living Status in the Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Ecology and Conservation of Coastal Cetaceans in the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve and Adjacent Coastal Waters, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia, with References to Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) and Irrawaddy Dolphins (Orcaella
Publication
Chinese White Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin Malaysia Dr. Louisa Shobhini PONNAMPALAM MareCet Research Organization of Selangor

Ponnampalam, L. S., Hines, E. M., Monanunsap, S., Ilangakoon, A. D., Junchompoo, C., Adulyanukosol, K., Morse, L. J. (2013) Behavioural observations of coastal Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in Trat Province, Eastern Gulf of Thailand. Aquatic Mammals 39(4): 401-408

Kuit, S. H., Ponnampalam, L. S., Fairul Izmal, J. H., Chong, V. C. (2014) Cetacean research and a precautionary approach in developing dolphin-watching tourism in the coastal waters of the Matang Mangroves. Proceedings Matang Mangrove Forest Management Conference 2014, 27-39

Securing the Future of Gangetic Dolphin in Brahmaputra River System (India) through Local Community Engagement and Empowerment
Ganges River Dolphin India Dr. Abdul WAKID Aaranyak
Quantifying and Reducing By-catch and Consumption of South Asian River Dolphin in Bangladesh
Ganges River Dolphin Bangladesh Dr. Nisha OWEN Zoological Society of London
Understanding Populations of Ganges River Dolphins Platanista gangeticain Nepal and Initiating Local Efforts to Conserve Remaining Population
Ganges River Dolphin Nepal Mr. Shambhu PAUDEL Forestry Research and Nature Development Society
Understanding Population of Platanista gangetica in Nepalese Waterways of the Koshi River and Initiating Local Efforts to Preserve Habitat and Conserve the Species in the Wild
Ganges river dolphin Nepal Prof. Tej Kumar SHRESTHA School of Environmental Science and Management, Pokhara University
Conservation of the Indus River Dolphin and its Habitat in Pakistan through Communities Participation
Indus River Dolphin Pakistan Dr. Uzma KHAN World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan
Effect of Aquatic Environmental Change to Population Dynamics of Chinese White Dolphin in Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Sichuan, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Awareness and Education among Communities around Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary Mr. CHEN Xi Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Feasibility Study on Ex-situ Conservation and Habitat Enhancement for Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Tian'e-Zhou Oxbow Lake
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Hubei, China Mr. GONG Cheng Hubei Tian'ezhou Baiji National Nature Reserve
Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Yangtze Finless Porpoise in River Convergent Area in Anqing
Publication
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Shanghai, China Prof. YU Daoping Anqing Teachers College
Zhang X., Yu, D., Wang, H., Wan, A., Chen M., Tao F., Song Z. (2015) Effects of fish community on occurrences of Yangtze finless porpoise in confluence of the Yangtze and Wanhe Rivers. Environmental science and pollution research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-015-4102-x
Community-Driven Monitoring and Conservation of Palawan's Threatened Dugongs
Dugong The Philippines Ms Patricia DAVIS Community Centred Conservation (C3)
Phylogeography of the Dugong (Dugong dugo) Based on Historical Samples
Dugong Others Dr. Stephanie PLÖN Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Full Blood Examination and Blood Biochemistry of the Spotted Seal
Spotted seal - Dr. Song Xinrang Dalian Sunasia Tourism Holding Co. Ltd.
Komodo Dragon Population Monitoring and Capacity Building in the North Flores Nature Reserve, Indonesia
Komodo Dragon Indonesia Dr. Claudio Ciofi University of Florence
Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) Conservation Initiative: Through Research and Community Interface in the Narayani River Basin of Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Gharial Nepal Mr. Dol Raj THANET Tribal Society for Biodiversity Conservation
Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) Conservation in the National Chambal Sanctuary, India
Gharial India Prof. Jeffrey W. LANG Madras Crocodile Bank Trust
Tagging and Releasing Sea Turtles to Raise Conservation Awareness in China
Green Sea Turtle and Hawksbill Sea Turtle China Mr. Frederick C. YEH Sea Turtles 911
Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme: Launching the National Siamese Crocodile Reintroduction and Reinforcement Programme
Siamese Crocodile Cambodia Ms Sarah BROOK Fauna & Flora International
Ecology of Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) and Impact of Climate Change in the Corridor between Annapurna Conservation Area and Shey Phoksundo National Park, Nepal
Publication
Snow Leopard Nepal Mr. Achyut ARYAL The University of Sydney

Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Barraclough, R.K., Raubenheimer, D. (2014) Human–carnivore Conflict: Ecological and Economical Sustainability of Predation on Livestock by Snow Leopard and Other Carnivores in the Himalaya. Sustainability Science. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-014-0246-8

Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Karmacharya, D., McCarthy, T., Bencini, R., and Raubenheimer, D. (2014) Multipronged Strategy Including Genetic Analysis for Assessing Conservation Options for the Snow Leopard in the Central Himalaya. Journal of Mammalogy, 95(4):871-881. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1644/13-MAMM-A-243

The Forgotten Species: Fostering Hog Deer Conservation in Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam, India
Hog Deer India Ms Alolika SINHA Aaranyak
Implementation of a Systematic Reintroduction Programme for Rehabilitant Orangutans in West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Bornean Orangutan Indonesia Dr. Karmele Llano SANCHEZ Yayasan IAR Indonesia
Addressing Human‐Orangutan Conflict in Agricultural Landscapes in Northern Sumatra
Sumatran Orangutan Indonesia Mr. Panut HADISISWOYO Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari – Orangutan Information Centre
Sensitizing Local Communities in Nepal and India in Conservation of the Declining Greater One-horned Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) with Training and Education
Greater One-horned Rhino (Indian Rhinoceros) India Ms Sally R. WALKER Zoo Outreach Organization Trust
Assessment of the Status of the Critically Endangered Delacour’s Langur (Trachypithecus delacouri) and Recommendation for its Conservation
Delacour's Langur Vietnam Mr. Tilo NADLER Frankfurt Zoological Society
Conservation of Northern White-cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) in the Core Zone of the Nam Et Phou Louey National Protected Area Core Zone, Houaphan Lao PDR: Identifying Population size, Distribution, and Key Habitat to Build Resilience to t
Northern White-cheeked Gibbon Lao PDR Mr. Troy HANSEL Wildlife Conservation Society
Ushering Tiger Conservation in Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India using Genetic Population Monitoring and Field Equipments
Bengal Tiger India Mr. Udayan BORTHAKUR Aaranyak
Follow-up Study of the Translocated Giant Panda "Luxin"
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. Gu Xiaodong Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Promotional Video Production for Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. YANG Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Training Course for New Management Techniques and Standards for Nature Reserves in Sichuan
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. YANG Xuyu Sichuan Province Wildlife Resource Survey and Conservation Station
Habitat Restoration and Capacity Building in Guanyinshan Nature Reserve, Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. CHENG Hongfei Guanyinshan Provincial Nature Reserve Administration
Establishing Conservation Management Plan for Giant Panda Habitats and Corridors in Taibai County
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. CHU Longfei Shaanxi Forestry Department
Advanced Training on Geographic Information System Techniques for Key Technical Staff in Giant Panda Nature Reserves in Qinling, Shaanxi
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. CHU Longfei Shaanxi Forestry Department
Establishment of Education Bases for Aquatic Wildlife Conservation in Schools
- Shanghai, China Ms ZHAN Li Shanghai Leyu Communication Ltd.
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
2011/12
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Population Dynamic Study of Chinese White Dolphin in the Pearl River Estuary: Data Collection
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. CHEN Jialin Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reseve
Characterizing Organochlorine Pesticides Exposure to the Critically Endangered Eastern Taiwan Strait Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis)
Chinese White Dolphin Eastern Taiwan Strait Ms Kimberly N. RIEHL Trent University
3rd South-East Asian Training Workshop in Marine Mammal Research Techniques: Comprehensive Approach to Capture-Recapture Models using 'Mark' and Other Software for Datasets of Individually Identifiable Animals
Chinese White Dolphin Hong Kong, China Dr. Leszek KARCZMARSKI The University of Hong Kong
DNA Bank for Sousa chinensis in Asian Waters : a Preliminary Approach of Specimen Banking
Chinese White Dolphin China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-sen University
Changes in Population Size, Social Organization and Residence Patterns of Sousa chinensis in Zhanjiang Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Zhanjiang, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Marine Dolphins Conservation through Community Education and Capacity Building
Cetacean Pakistan Mr. Abdul RASHEED Sonmiani Development Organisation
Unraveling the Blue: Determining the Relationship Between Blue Whales and Oceanic Processes off Southern Sri Lanka
Blue Whale Sri Lanka Ms Asha DE VOS The University of Western Australia Oceans Institute
East Kalimantan Cetacean Conservation Project 2011-2012. Conservation and Diversity of Cetaceans within a New Potential MPA in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Cetacean Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Coastal Marine Mammals along the Eastern Gulf of Thailand
Cetacean Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Survey on Porpoise Bycatch by Fisheries in Poyang Lake, China
Finless Porpoise Poyang Lake, China Dr. WANG Kexiong Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Study of Behavioural Development Study and Key Period of 1.5 Years Old Giant Panda
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Mr. ZHOU Xiaoping China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda
Bamboo and Vegetation Recovery of Giant Panda Habitat after Wenchuan Earthquake
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. RAN Jianghong Sichuan University
Conservation Capacity Training and Evaluation for Educators in China
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. Sarah M. BEXELL Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Adaptability of Giant Panda to Natural Secondary Forest and Coniferous Forest
Giant Panda Shaanxi, China Mr. SUN RuiQian Changqing National Nature Reserve, China
Factors of Establishing Ecological Corridor for Giant Panda
Giant Panda Sichuan, China Dr. YANG Zhisong China West Normal University
Estimating Group Density of Nepalese Assamese macaque (Macaca assamensis) 'Nepal Population' using Multiple Covariate Distance Sampling (MCDS) in Lower Kanchenjungha Area (LKA), Eastern Nepal.
Assamese Macaque Nepal Mr. Ganga Ram REGMI Global Primate Network-Nepal
Feeding Ecology and Habitat Choice of Sichuan Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in Tangjiahe Nature Reserve, China and Corresponding Implications for Conservation
Sichuan Snub-nosed Monkey Sichuan, China Prof. Gang HU China West Normal University
Conservation of Endangered Primates in Lao PDR
Primate Lao PDR Dr. Martha HURLEY Global Wildlife Conservation
Human Orangutan Conflict Response Unit (HOCRU)
Orangutan Indonesia Mr. Panut HADISISWOYO Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari
Rehabilitation, Reintroduction and Conservation Planning of Confiscated Javan Slow Lorises
Javan Slow Loris Indonesia Mr. Richard MOORE International Animal Rescue Indonesia
Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation of Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) using Local Ecological Knowledge
Saola Lao PDR Dr. Samuel TURVEY Zoological Society of London
2011 Hunchun Amur Tiger Festival
Amur Tiger Jilin, China Dr. SUN Quanhui Wildlife Conservation Society
Developing Release Protocols for Trade-confiscated Sunda Pangolins (Manis javanica) through a Monitored Release in Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam
Sunda Pangolin Vietnam Mr. TRAN Quang Phuong Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program
Genetic Diversity and Establishment of Studbook of Captive Red Panda in China
Red Panda Fujian, China Ms XIU Yunfang Fuzhou Panda Research Centre
A Future for Wild Chinese Giant Salamanders: Piloting Recommendations from the International Conservation Workshop for the Chinese Giant Salamander (ICWCGS)
Chinese Giant Salamander China Mr. Jeff DAWSON, Ms Helen MEREDITH, Ms Carly WATERMAN Zoological Society of London
Discovering Amphibian Diversity and Building Conservation Capacity in Vietnam
Amphibian Vietnam Dr. Jodi ROWLEY Australian Museum
Conservation of the Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Indonesia Dr. James D. GILARDI World Parrot Trust USA
Empowering Local Community to Conserve the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern in Zhejiang Province, China
Chinese Crested Tern Fujian, China Mr. Simba CHAN BirdLife International Asia Division
Whale Shark and Marine Mammals in the Northern Bohol Sea, Philippines: Status Assessment and Conservation
Whale Shark & Marine Mammal The Philippines Dr. Alessandro PONZO Physalus
The Population Ecology and Genetic Diversity of the Endangered Tarim River System Endemic Fish Schizothorax biddulphi and Its Implications for Conservation
Schizothorax biddulphi Xinjiang, China Dr. GAO Zexia Huazhong Agricultural University
Conserving the Largest Salmon in the World: Convening Species Experts and Raising Awareness of Current and Future Threats to Sichuan Taimen Hucho bleekeri and Related Species
Sichuan Taimen Sichuan, China Dr. Peter S. RAND Wild Salmon Center
Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme: Ensuring the Future of the Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile in the Wild
Siamese Crocodile Cambodia Mr. Adam STARR, Mr. Sam Han Fauna & Flora International
Population Survey of Komodo Dragons and Sustainable Development on the Island of Flores, Southeast Indonesia
Komodo Dragon Indonesia Dr. Claudio CIOFI University of Florence
Reintroduction Experiment of Captive-bred Red-necked Pond Turtle (Mauremys nigricans), a Highly Threatened Freshwater Turtle Species Endemic to South China
Red-necked Pond Turtle Guangdong and Guangxi, China Dr. Shiping GONG Guangdong Entomological Institute
Training the Next Generation: Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle? Field Skill Training Course and Student Research Projects in Vietnam
Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Vietnam Mr. Timothy McCORMACK Cleveland Zoological Society
How to Reintroduce a Crocodile? Assessing the Effectiveness of Different Release Strategies for the Philippine Crocodile
Philippine Crocodile The Philippines Mr. Willem VAN DE VEN Mabuwaya Foundation
Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Protection and Management of Coastal Mangrove Wetland
Mangrove Hong Kong, China Prof. Nora TAM City University of Hong Kong
An Ecological Study of Horseshoe Crab Spawning and Nursery Beach for Conservation Purposes: Ha Pak Nai, Hong Kong
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul SHIN City University of Hong Kong
Building Capacity to Save Asia's Threatened Wildlife and Habitats
-- Nepal Dr. Rajan AMIN Zoological Society of London
Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade in Guangdong, China through Community Education and Capacity Building
Freshwater Turtle & Snake Guangdong, China Dr. XIE Yan Wildlife Conservation Society
EDGE Coral Reefs: Building Local Capacity for Coral Reef Conservation
Coral The Philippines Dr. Heather KOLDEWEY Zoological Society of London
Mekong Irrawaddy Dolphin Conservation Workshop
Irrawaddy Dolphin Cambodia Mr. Gordon CONGDON World Wide Fund for Nature - Cambodia
2010/11
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
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
2009/10
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Sexual Dimorphism of Allometric Analysis and Histological Study on the Reproductive System of Sousa chinensis in the Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-Sen University
Surveying the Southern Distribution of the Eastern Taiwan Strait Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis
Chinese White Dolphin Eastern Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Occurrence of Chinese White Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Han River Estuary and the Possible Connection between Populations from Pearl River Estuary and Xiamen Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary and Xiamen Waters, China Prof. LIU Wenhua Shantou University
Monitoring of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in the Southern Part of the Pearl River Estuary
Chinese White Dolphin Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. CHEN Jialin Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Workshop on Relationships among Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin Populations in Chinese Coastal Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Eastern Coastal Waters, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Assessment of Population Status of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin in Ningde and Adjacent Waters
Chinese White Dolphin Ningde and Adjacent Waters, China Prof. YANG Guang Nanjing Normal University
Conservation-based Research on Coastal Dolphins in Sarawak
Irrawaddy Dolphin,Chinese White Dolphin, Bottlenose Dolphin, Finless Porpoise Sarawak, Malaysia Dr. Gianna MINTON Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Proposal to Assess the Status of Irrawaddy Dolphin and Develop a Conservation Plan for their Coastal Populations in Myanmar
Irrawaddy Dolphin Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Population Monitoring for Irrawaddy Dolphins in Chilika Lagoon, India
Irrawaddy Dolphin Chilika Lagoon, India Ms Dipani Nitin SUTARIA James Cook University
Photo-identification Research of Critically Endangered Western Gray Whales on their Summer Feeding Grounds off Sakhalin Island, Russia
Western Gray Whale Sakhalin Island, Russia Dr. Alexander M. BURDIN Far East Whale Research LLC
Age Determination of Dolphins and Porpoises Stranded in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary
Dolphins and Porpoises Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary, China Dr. Thomas A. JEFFERSON Cetos Research Organization
Case Study on Giant Panda Corridor Restoration in Qinling and Pingwu
Giant Panda Qinling and Pingwu, China Dr. WANG Hao Peking University
Effect and Solution to Panda Habitat Selection after Earthquake in Gansu Province, China
Giant Panda Gansu Province, China Mr. YANG Minyun Baishuijiang Nature Reserve
Habitat Restoration of the Wolong Nature Reserve
Giant Panda Sanjiang Area, Wolong Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China -- China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda
Camera Trapping on Red Panda in Liangshan Prefecture, Sichuan
Red Panda Yele Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China -- Yele Nature Reserve
Conservation of the Wild Population of the Chinese Alligator
Chinese Alligator Shanghai, China Dr. John THORBJARNARSON* & Dr. XIE Yan Wildlife Conservation Society
Conservation Plan for Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) in the National Chambal Sanctuary, India
Gharial National Chambal Sanctuary, India Mr. Romulus E. WHITAKER Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, India
International Conservation Workshop for the Chinese Giant Salamander: Developing a Conservation Strategy for the World's Largest Amphibian
Chinese Giant Salamander Shaanxi Province, China Dr. Samuel T. TURVEY Zoological Society of London
Survey, Ecological and Conservational Research on Two Critically Endangered Salamanders - Hynobius amjiensis and Pingia granulosus
Salamanders - Hynobius amjiensis and Pingia granulosus Zhejiang Province, China Zhejiang Province, China Shenyang Normal University
Conservation of Wenxian Knobby Newt in Baishuijiang Nature Reserve, Gansu Province, China
Wenxian Knobby Newt Gansu Province, China Mr. HUANG Huali Baishuijiang Nature Reserve
Whale Shark Survey, Conservation and Public Awareness in China
Whale Shark Coastal Cities, China Dr. WANG Yamin Shandong University at Weihai
Territory Mapping of the Endangered Black Shama Copsychus cebuensis Crucial to the Conservation in Conserving Core Habitats of Cebu Island, Philippines
Black Shama Cebu Island, Philippines Mr. Philip Godfrey C. JAKOSALEM Cebu Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.
From the Laboratory to the Field: an in-situ Study of Artificially-bred Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul SHIN City University of Hong Kong
Climate Change Impacts on the Massive Corals of Hong Kong
Massive Corals Hong Kong, China Dr. Nathalie GOODKIN The University of Hong Kong
2008/09
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Characterizing Priority Pollutants in Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) from Eastern Taiwan Strait
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Eastern Taiwan Straits, Taiwan Dr. Peter S. ROSS Raincoast Conservation Foundation
Evaluation on Trace Elements and Application of Trace Elemental Fingerprinting to Monitor Habitat Use in Chinese White Dolphins in Pearl River Estuary
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. CHEN Jialin Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Population Genetic Diversity, Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) and Conservation Estimation of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in the Pearl River Estuary
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-Sen University
Population Size, Site Fidelity and Residence Patterns of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Leizhou Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Leizhou Waters, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Population Survey of Chinese White Dolphin, Sousa chinensis, in Sanniang Bay and the Estuary of Dafengjiang River & Characterization of the Physical Geographical Features of the Habitat
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Sanniang Bay, China Prof. PAN Wenshi Guangxi New Noah Biodiversity Research Center of Peking University
Winter Surveys for Eastern Taiwan Strait Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Eastern Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Ms YANG Shih Chu FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Diversity, Abundance and Habitat Preferences of Cetaceans in Chaozhou-Shantou Coastal Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Chaozhou, Shantou, China Dr. LIU Wenhua Shantou University
Irrawaddy Dolphins Along the Eastern Gulf Coast of Thailand: Assessment of Population and Conservation Issues
Irrawaddy Dolphin Eastern Gulf Coast, Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Survey and Conservation of the Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, in the Visayas, Philippines
Irrawaddy Dolphin Visayas, Philippines Dr. Ma. Louella DOLAR Tropical Marine Research for Conservation
Towards Sustainable Dolphin-watching Tourism in Bali, Indonesia
Spotted Dolphin and Spinner Dolphin Bali, Indonesia Ms Putu Liza Kusuma MUSTIKA James Cook University
Investigate the Seasonal and Annual Changing Pattern of Distribution and Population Size of Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Its Main Distribution Range by Passive Acoustical Survey
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Dr. LI Songhai Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Establishment of a National Dugong Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for Indonesia: a Proposed Programme for Indonesian-Dutch Co-operation
Dugong Indonesia Dr. Hans H. DE IONGH Leiden University, The Netherlands
Science and Community-based Conservation of Humpback Whales and other Cetaceans in the Babuyan Islands, Philippines – Phase 2
Humpback Whale Babuyan Islands, Philippines Dr. Jo Marie V. ACEBES Center for Rural Empowerment and the Environment
Investigation of the Population Status and Fisheries Interactions of Coastal and Deep-sea Canyon Cetaceans in Bangladesh, and Incorporation of the Results into a Cetacean Diversity Conservation Plan
Various Cetaceans Sundarbans, Bangladesh Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Workshop on Establishing Protected Areas for Asian Freshwater Cetaceans, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, May 09
Asian Freshwater Cetaceans East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Cetacean and Sea Bird Survey off South-West Sri Lanka
Cetacean and Seabird South-West Sri Lanka Ms Anouk D. ILANGAKOON Bird & Wildlife Team (Pvt) Ltd.
Symposium on Cetacean Research and Conservation across Taiwan Strait
Cetacean China Dr. WANG Ding Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Raising Awareness on the Conservation of Marine Mammals in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Marine Mammals East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Foundational Programming and Materials Development for the China Conservation Education Committee: Campaigning for Biodiversity Preservation through the Giant Panda
Giant Panda Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China Ms FENG Rui Xi Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Impacts of Bamboo Shoots Collection on the Growth and Renewal of Giant Pandas' Edible Bamboo Species
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China Dr. RAN Jianghong Sichuan University
Baseline Survey of Red Panda Distribution, Abundance, and Population Status in the Eastern Himalaya
Red Panda Eastern Himalaya, Nepal Mr. Brian WILLIAMS Earth Island Institute/Red Panda Network
Ecology and Conservation of Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) in Sichuan Province, China
Takin Sichuan Province, China Dr. William MCSHEA Smithsonian Institution
Conservation of Wild Populations of the Chinese Alligator
Chinese Alligator Shanghai, China Dr. John THORBJARNARSON Wildlife Conservation Society
Monitoring the Movement Towards the Recovery of the Philippine Crocodile Crocodylus mindorensis in the Wild
Philippine Crocodile Dunoy Lake and Disulap River, Philippines Mr. Merlijn VAN WEERD Mabuwaya Foundation
Building on a Research and Training Programme to Conserve Endangered Turtles in Vietnam
Indochinese Box Turtle, Jagged-shelled Turtle, and other 2 Cuora spp. Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh, Vietnam Mr. Timothy MCCORMACK Cleveland Zoological Society
Are China's Turtle Farms Magnifying the Asian Turtle Crisis?
Freshwater Turtle South China Prof. XU Hong-fa TRAFFIC East Asia
Population Ecology and Conservation of the Komodo Dragon Varanus komodoensis
Kodomo Dragon Komodo National Park, Indonesia Dr. Claudio CIOFI University of Florence
Research on the Trade, Distribution, Habitat Requirements, Population Status and Conservation of the Critical Endangered Snake, Mangshan Pitviper (Zhaoermia mangshanensis) in Nanling Mt., Guangdong Province, South China
Mangshan Pitviper Nanling Mt., Guangdong, China Dr. GONG Shiping Guangdong Entomological Institute
Amphibian Conservation in Vietnam
Frog Vietnam Dr. Jodi ROWLEY Australian Museum
Exploitation History and Current Status of Mariculture and Restocking of the Hong Kong Grouper (Epinephelus akaara) Throughout Its Geographic Distribution Region – Towards Sustainable Fisheries, Management and Conservation
Hong Kong Grouper Hong Kong, China Dr. LIU Min The University of Hong Kong
Whale Shark Survey, Conservation and Public Awareness in China
Whale Shark Various coastal cities in China Dr. WANG Yamin Shandong University at Weihai
Enriching and Utilizing Our Knowledge of Local Seahorse Populations to Scale Up Community-based Initiatives for Seahorse Conservation on Danajon Double Barrier Reef
Tiger Tail Seahorse, Hedgehog Seahorse, Estuary SeahorseSeahorse Danajon Bank, Philippines Dr. Amanda C.J. VINCENT Project Seahorse Foundation for Marine Conservation
Action for the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested-tern
Chinese Crested-tern Fujian Province and Zhejiang Province, China Mr. Simba Y. CHAN Birdlife Asia
Saving the Haring Ibon 2008-09: Research and Education Campaign on the Endangered Philippine Eagle within the Southern Sierra Madre Protected Landscape, Luzon, Philippines
Philippine Eagle Luzon, Philippines Mr. Jayson C. IBANEZ Philippine Eagle Foundation
China Coastal Waterbird Census
Waterbird various coastal cities in China Dr. CHEUNG Ho Fai Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Conservation Education and Training Programme of Horseshoe Crabs at Beihai
Horseshoe Crab Beihai, China Dr. LI Qiongzhen Guangxi Institute of Oceanology
Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs in Hong Kong: Artificial Breeding and Public Awareness
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul SHIN City University of Hong Kong
Patrolling Programme to Stop Poaching and Illegal Collection at Wanglang Nature Reserve
Endangered Flora and Fauna Species Wanglang, Sichuan, China Mr. CHEN Youping Wanglang National Nature Reserve
Capacity Building Programme for Wildlife Rescue in Shaanxi Province
- Shaanxi Province, China Dr. JIN Xuelin Shaanxi Wildlife Rescue, Breeding and Research Center
2007/08
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Ecology and Conservation of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Dr. Guido J. PARRA The University of Queensland
Estimating the Population Size of the Eastern Taiwan Strait Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins Using Mark-Recapture Analysis of Photographically Identified Individuals
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Eastern Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
The Second International Symposium and Workshop on the Conservation and Research Needs of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis, in the Waters of Western Taiwan
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Public Awareness Campaign for the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) of Western Taiwan
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Ms YANG Shih-chu FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Population Size, Geographic Range and Seasonal Movements of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Leizhou Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Leizhou, China Prof. Kaiya ZHOU Nanjing Normal University
Chinese White Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) Population Survey in Sanniang Bay——Discovery Curve of Marked Individuals & Mark-recapture Method
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Sanniang Bay, Guangxi, China Prof. PAN Wenshi Guangxi New Noah Biodiversity Research Center of Peking University
Irrawaddy Dolphins Along the Eastern Gulf Coast of Thailand: Assessment of Population and Conservation Issues
Irrawaddy Dolphin Eastern Gulf Coast, Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Ecology and Conservation of Two Coastal Cetacean Species: Tursiops Aduncus and Stenella longirostris roseinventris in Balabac, Palawan, Philippines.
Bottlenose & Spinner Dolphin Balabac, Palawan, Philippines Dr. Ma. Louella DOLAR Tropical Marine Research for Conservation
Towards Sustainable Dolphin-watching Tourism in Bali, Indonesia
Bottlenose Dolphin and Spinner Dolphin Bali, Indonesia Ms Putu Liza Kusuma MUSTIKA James Cook University
Taxonomy Within the Sunameri "Subspecies"of Finless Porpoises (genus Neophocaena) from the Waters of Northern China and Japan: Implications for Conservation
Finless Porpoise Northern China & Japan Dr. Timothy R. FRASIER Trent University
To Conduct Preliminary Field Surveys to Assess the Status of the Endangered Dugong (Dugong dugon) and to Record Sea Turtle Nesting, Poaching, By-catch Mortalities and Other Threats in the Kalpitiya-Karaitive Puttalam Coastal Wetlands Complex
Dugong, Sea Turtle Kalpitiya-Karaitive Puttalam, Sri Lanka Mr. Ravi COREA Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society
Assessment of Dugong Population and Its Habitat in Davao Gulf, Southern Mindanao, Philippines
Dugong Davao Gulf, Southern Mindanao, Philippines Dr. Hilconida P. CALUMPONG Silliman University Marine Laboratory
Science and Community-Based Conservation of Humpback Whales and Other Cetaceans in Babuyan Islands, Philippines
Humpback Whale Babuyan Islands, Philippines Mr. Rasmus Klocker LARSEN Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Identifying Extinction Drivers in Yangtze Freshwater Cetaceans
Yangtze Freshwater Cetaceans Yangtze River, China Dr. Samuel TURVEY Zoological Society of London
Sulawesi Sea Cetacean Project 2007-2008 Conservation and Diversity of Marine Cetaceans in the Berau Archipelago, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Cetaceans Archipelago, East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Establishing Studbooks for Captive Cetaceans in China
Cetaceans Aquariums in China Dr. ZHANG Xianfeng Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Patrolling and Monitoring Programme in Mabian Dafengding National Nature Reserve
Giant Panda & Other Species Mabian Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China - Mabian Nature Reserve Administration
Abundance and Distribution of Tiger and Prey, and Prey Selection by Large Carnivores in a Montane Tropical Forest of Northern Lao PDR
Tiger Nam Et-Phou Louey, Lao Mr. Chanthavy VONGKHAMHENG The Wildlife Conservation Society-Lao Program
Asian Pangolin Conservation Programme – Developing Captive Management Guidelines to Reduce Mortality of Pangolins Confiscated from the Illegal Wildlife Trade
Chinese Pangolin and Sunda Pangolin Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam Mr. Nguyen VAN THAI & Dr. Leanne CLARK Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam
Capacity Building in Mitigation of Human–Elephant Conflict to Reduce the Negative Impact to the Elephant and to the Community
Sumatran Elephant Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia Dr. Wahdi AZMI Fauna & Flora International
Establishment of a Wild Chinese Alligator Population in Chongming Dongtan Reserve, Shanghai, China
Chinese Alligator Shanghai, China Dr. John THORBJARNARSON Wildlife Conservation Society
Distribution, Natural Habitats, and Exploitation of Freshwater Turtles in Guangdong Province, South China
Freshwater Turtles: Indochinese Box Turtle, Chinese Three-striped Box Turtle, Big-headed Turtle, etc Guangdong Province, China Dr. Alex T. CHOW South China University of Technology
Conservation of Marine Turtle at Sandspit/ Hawkesbay, Karachi Coast
Green Turtle, Olive Ridley Turtle Sandspit/ Hawkesbay, Karachi Coast, Pakistan Mr. Syed Ali HASNAIN WWF-Pakistan
Continuation of Community Based in-situ Marine Turtle Nest Protection and Community Outreach Programme in Rekawa, Sri Lanka
Turtles: Leatherback Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle, Green Turtle and the Olive Ridley Turtle Rekawa, Sri Lanka Mr. K.A.D.T.J. KAPURUSINGHE Turtle Conservation Project
Radio Telemetry Study to Investigate the Environmental Triggers to Activity in the Endangered Keeled Box Turtle (Cuora mouhotii) in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. With a Focus on Student Training and Involvement in the Telemetry Study
Keeled Box Turtle Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam Mr. Timothy MCCORMACK Cleveland Zoological Society
Enriching and Utilizing our Knowledge of Local Seahorse Populations to Scale up Community-based Initiatives for Seahorse Conservation on Danajon Double Barrier Reef
Tiger Tail Seahorse, Hedgehog Seahorse, Estuary SeahorseSeahorse Danajon Double Barrier Reef, Philippines Dr. Amanda C.J. VINCENT Project Seahorse Foundation of Marine Conservation
Saving the Haring Ibon: Research, Local Capacity-building and Education Campaign on the Endangered Philippine Eagle within the Southern Sierra Madre Protected Landscape, Luzon
Philippine Eagle Luzon, Philippines Mr. Jayson IBANEZ Philippine Eagle Foundation
ECO-REEFS: Building for the Future - Eco-friendly Rehabilitation of Hong Kong's Coral Reefs - Coral Farm Component
Reef Hong Kong, China Dr. James TRUE The University of Hong Kong
2006/07
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Yangtze Freshwater Dolphin Expedition 2006
Baiji & Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Mr. August PFLUGER Baiji.org Foundation
Genetic Assessment of Population Structure of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins from the Waters of Western Taiwan and Adjacent Regions
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. Bradley WHITE Trent University
Estimating the Population Size of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins of Western Taiwan Using Mark-recapture Analysis of Photographically Identified Individuals
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research & Conservation Group
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park as a Sanctuary for the Chinese White Dolphin
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Hong Kong, China Dr. Put ANG, Jr. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Population Size, Seasonal Movement and Residence Patterns of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Leizhou Bay
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Leizhou Bay, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Workshop on Developing a Rapid Response and Recovery Plan to Incidental Catch and Stranding of Irrawaddy Dolphin in Malampaya, Palawan, Philippines
Irrawaddy Dolphin Malampaya, Palawan, Philippines Mr. Jose Angelito M. PALMA WWF – Philippines
Conservation of Irrawaddy Dolphins that Inhabit the Mekong River: Population Size and Effects of Dolphin-watching Tourism of Dolphin Behaviour
Irrawaddy Dolphin Mekong River, Cambodia Ms Isabel L. BEASLEY ORCAELLA
Western Gray Whales off Sakhalin Island, Russian : International Training & Collaboration
Gray Whale Sakhalin Island, Russia Dr. David W. WELLER North Pacific Wildlife Consulting, LLC
Dugongs in the Myeik Islands of Myanmar: Assessment of Population and Conservation Issues
Dugong Myeik Islands, Myanmar Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Assessment of Dugong Population and Its Habitat in Central Philippines – Phase II
Dugong Southern part of Visayan Sea, Philippines Dr. Hilconida CALUMPONG Silliman University Marine Laboratory
Strengthening Integrative Research and Education Components of a Programme to Conserve Cetacean Diversity in Bangladesh
Cetaceans Sundarbans, Bangladesh Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Investigation on Historical and Current Records of Captive Cetaceans in Chinese Aquariums
Cetaceans Various aquariums in China Dr. ZHANG Xianfeng Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Determining the Critical Habitat, Abundance and Conservation of Small Cetaceans Along Karachi Coast and Creeks – Phase II
Small Cetaceans Karachi, Pakistan Dr. Ejaz AHMAD WWF - Pakistan
Marine Mammals and Marine Turtles By-catch Reduction Awareness, Habitat Restoration and Nature Tourism Programme in Sri Lanka
Marine Mammals & Marine Turtles Sri Lanka Mr. K.A.D.T.J. KAPURUSINGHE Turtle Conservation Project
Determining the Impact of Bamboo Harvest on Bamboo Stand Recruitment and Physiological Characteristics of Individual Ramets
Giant Panda Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu Provinces, China Dr. Brian J. RUDE Memphis Zoo
Ecology and Conservation of Takin
Takin Sichuan Province, China Dr. William MCSHEA Friends of the National Zoo
Saving Rafetus : Emergency Recovery Efforts to Prevent the Extinction of the World’s Most Endangered Turtle
Rafetus Suzhou, China Mr. Rick HUDSON Wildlife Conservation Society
Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs in Hong Kong: Artificial Breeding and Public Awareness
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul K.S. SHIN City University of Hong Kong
Mooring Buoy Project for Reef Protection in Komodo National Park, Indonesia
CoralReef KomodoNational Park, Indonesia MsHelen Elizabeth NEWMAN NewmanBiomarine Pte Ltd.
2005/06
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Monitoring the Abundance and Movement of the Finless Porpoise and Baiji in Outlet and Adjacent Waters of Poyang Lake, China
Finless Porpoise, Baiji Poyang Lake, Jiangxi, China Dr. WANG Kexiong Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Conservation of the Yangtze River Dolphin: Emergency Implementation Meeting
Baiji Shishou, China Dr. Samuel TURVEY Zoological Society of London
Survey of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis, in Waters Inshore of Sandbars (Western Taiwan)
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John Y WANG FormosaCetus Research & Conservation Group
Conservation and Biology of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) of Sanniang Bay and Adjacent Waters in Qinzhou City, Guangxi, China.
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Qinzhou City, Guangxi, China Prof. PAN Wenshi Guangxi New Noah Biodiversity Research Center of Peking University
Distribution and Abundance of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Waters Off the East Coast of Leizhou Peninsula
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Leizhou Peninsula, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Establishing a Protected Area for Irrawaddy Dolphins and a Human-dolphin Cooperative Fishery in the Ayeyarwady River of Myanmar
Irrawaddy Dolphin Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Western Gray Whales off Sakhalin Island, Russia: International Training and Collaboration
Western Gray Whale Sakhalin Island, Russia Dr. David W. WELLER North Pacific Wildlife Consulting
Education and Public Awareness Programme: Dugong Conservation and Management in Cambodia
Dugong Cambodia Mr. Pich SEREYWATH Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Cambodia
The Conservation Biology of Dugongs (Dugong Dugon) and Their Seagrass Habitats in Sabah, Malaysia: a Basis for Conservation Planning
Dugong Sabah, Malaysia Ms Leela RAJAMANI Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Population Genetic Analyses of Finless Porpoises, Neophocaena phocaenoides, from the Waters of Hong Kong
Finless Porpoise Hong Kong, China Dr. Bradley N. WHITE Natural Resources DNA Profiling and Forensic Centre
Continuation of Community Based Marine Turtle Conservation Programme in Kosgoda and Continuation of Tsunami Recovery Efforts in Rekawa and Kosgoda in Southern Sri Lanka
Sea Turtle Southern Sri Lanka Mr. K.A.D.T.J. KAPURUSINGHE Turtle Conservation Project
Before 2005
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Abundance and Distribution of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in the Waters of Western Taiwan
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Determining the Critical Habitat, Abundance, Distribution and Seasonal Movement Pattern of Small Cetaceans (Dolphins & Porpoises) in Korangi - Phitti Creek System of Pakistan Coastal Water
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin), Finless Porpoise, Bottlenose Dolphin Korangi, Pakistan Dr. Ejaz AHMAD WWF-Pakistan
Conservation Genetics of the Humpback Dolphins (Sousa Spp.) - Part II - from Species to Populations
Humpback Dolphin Western Pacific Dr. Howard C. ROSENBAUM Wildlife Conservation Society
Project to Convene a Workshop for Developing an Action Plan to Conserve Freshwater Populations of Irrawaddy Dolphins
Irrawaddy Dolphin Cambodia Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Continuation of Conservation and Management of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Population that Inhabits the Mekong River
Irrawaddy Dolphin Mekong River, Cambodia Ms Isabel BEASLEY Wildlife Conservation Society
The Ecology and Management of the Marine and Lagoonal Population of the Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) in Chilika Lagoon and along the Coast of Orissa, India
Irrawaddy Dolphin India Ms Dipani SUTARIA James Cook University
Aerial Surveys for Dugong (Dugong dugon) and Irrawaddy Dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) off the Eastern Coast of Thailand
Dugong & Irrawaddy Dolphin Eastern Coast of Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Assessment of Dugong Population and Its Habitat in Central Philippines
Dugong Central Philippines Dr. Hilconida P. CALUMPONG Silliman University Marine Laboratory
Information to Assist Torres Strait Islanders Manage their Traditional Fisheries for Dugongs and Green Turtles in a Sustainable Manner
Dugong and Green Turtle Australia Ms Jillian E. GRAYSON James Cook University
Marine Mammal Stranding Programme
Marine Mammal Cambodia Mr. Phay SOMANY Department of Fisheries of Cambodia
Marine Mammal in Solor-Alor and Rote (Indonesia): Indigenous Knowledge, Threat Analysis and Management Options
Marine Mammal Indonesia Ms Putu Liza Kusuma MUSTIKA James Cook University
Symposium and Workshop on the conservation of Sousa chinensis in the Waters of the Western Taiwan
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John. Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Distribution and Abundance of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Waters of Western Taiwan
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Western Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Incidental Catch of Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) in Fisheries of the Matzu Archipelago, Taiwan
Finless Porpoise Western Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Conservation and Management of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Population Inhabiting the Mekong River
Irrawaddy Dolphin Mekong River, Cambodia Ms Isabel BEASLEY James Cook University
Dugongs (Dugong Dugon) and Seagrass Along the Coast of Cambodia and Eastern Thailand
Dugong Eastern Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Conservation Genetic of the Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.) - Part I : A Phylogenetic Study
Humpback Dolphin Western Pacific Dr. Howard C. ROSENBAUM Wildlife Conservation Society
Initial Establishment of Northern China Marine Mammal Stranding Network
Marine Mammal Northern China Prof. Kaiya ZHOU Nanjing Normal University
Patrolling and Monitoring Workshop for Staff at the Mabian Dafengding Nature Reserve
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China - Mabian Dafengding Nature Reserve, Sichuan
A Preliminary Investigation on the Feasibility of Suction-cup Attachment of Radio and Time-Depth-recorder tags to Free-ranging Sousa chinensis in Hong Kong Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Hong Kong, China Ralph LEONARD & Fei Fei BAMES WWF-Hong Kong
Conservation of the Dugong on the Eastern Coast of the Gulf of Thailand
Dugong Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Initial Establishment of Southern China Marine Mammal Stranding Network
Marine Mammal Southern China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya and Dr. YANG Guang Nanjing Normal University
Monitoring of Small Cetaceans in Hong Kong Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) & Finless Porpoise Hong Kong Ms Mientje TOREY -
Long-Term Monitoring of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) and Finless Porpoises in Hong Kong Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) & Finless Porpoise Hong Kong Dr. Thomas JEFFERSON -
Conservation and Biology of the Pesut, Orcaella brevirostris in the Mahakam River and Lakes, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Irrawaddy Dolphin Indonesia Ms Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Investigation of the Distribution, abundance, and Habitat of Irrawaddy Dolphins and Ganges river Dolphins in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh
Irrawaddy Dolphin & Ganges River Dolphin Sundarbans, Bangladesh Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Satellite Tracking Study to Determine the Migratory Pathways and Breeding Calving Grounds of Western Gray Whales
Western Gray Whale Sakhalin, Russia Dr. David W. WELLER Texas A&M International Research Foundation, LLC
Consanguinity Relationship and Grouping Behaviour of Finless Porpoise Shishou Semi-natural Reserve, China
Finless Porpoise China Dr. ZHANG Xianfeng & Dr. WANG Ding Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Feasibility Study to Establish a Dugong Natural Reserve in Hainan Province, China
Dugong Hainan, China Prof. WANG Peilie Liaoning Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Activity Pattern, Abundance, Distribution, Movement and Behavioural Activity of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins of Nan Wan and Adjacent Waters of Southern Taiwan: Implications for Conservation
Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin Southern Taiwan Dr. John Y. WANG National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium
Comparative Study of Cetacean Populations in the Gulf of Kutch and along the Coast of Goa, India
Cetacean India Ms Dipani SUTARIA Monkey Mai Dolphin Resort
The Remote Sensing/ Geographical Information System (GIS) for the Panda Habitat Monitoring Training Workshop
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China - Mabian Dafengding Nature Reserve and other 6 nature reserves
Behavioural and Hormonal Assessment of Stress and the Effects of Environmental Enrichment in Captive Giant Pandas (Ailurophoda melanoleuca)
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China - The Centre for Reproduction of Endangered Species (CRES) of San Diego Zoo
First Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin International Workshop
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Hong Kong Prof. Brian MORTON The University of Hong Kong
Continuation of the Study on Conservation of Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris in the Mahakam River and Lakes in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Irrawaddy Dolphin Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB University of Amsterdam
Conservation Status of the Dugong in Beibu Gulf, China
Dugong China Mr. XU Xinrong and Prof. ZHOU Kaiya &and TANG Jinsong Nanjing Normal University
Population and Habitat Assessment of the Dugong off the Andaman Coast of Thailand
Dugong Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES University of Victoria, Canada
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin Survey in the Pearl River Estuary
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. JIA Xiaoping South China Sea Fisheries Institute
Study on Conservation of Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris in the Mahakam River and Lakes in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Irrawaddy Dolphin Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB University of Amsterdam
Study on the Seasonal Movement of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise, Using Satellite Tracking
Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Dr. ZHANG Xianfeng & Dr. WANG Ding Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Investigation of the Status of Marine Mammals in the Gulf of Tonkin
Marine Mammal Vietnam Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Baiji - Treasure of the Yangtze River Exhibition
Baiji Beijing, China Dr. Henry GENTHE &and Ms Leslie MARZ Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Community Education and Promotion on the Conservation of Baiji
Baiji Wuhan, China - Green Earth Volunteers
Analysis on the Capture, Behavioural Monitoring and Death of the Baiji on the Shishou Semi-nature Reserve in the Yangtze River
Baiji Yangtze River, China Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Baiji Rescue Project
Baiji China Dr. Henry GENTHE &and Ms Leslie MARZ
The Study of the Conservation Status of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Xiamen
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Xiamen, China Prof. HUANG Zongguo & Prof. LIU Wenhua Third Institute of Oceanography in Xiamen
Study of the Current Status of the Bhulan in Punjab and Sind, Pakistan
Indus River Dolphin Pakistan Dr. Randall REEVES
Feasibility Study of Irrawaddy Dolphins in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
Irrawaddy Dolphin Malaysia Ms Isabel BEASLEY -
The Second Asian River Dolphin Committee (ARDC) Meeting, Bangladesh
River Dolphins Bangladesh Prof. ZHOU Kaiya, Dr. Randall REEVES, Mr. Brian D. SMITH &and Dr. Thomas JEFFERSON