Conservation through Understanding, Awareness and Collaboration

Grantees

2019

Benin – Spatial and Behavioral Ecology of the White-bellied Pangolin in the Lama Forest Reserve in Bénin. $5,000

Bhutan – Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) Habitat and Conservation Threats in Samtse, Southern Bhutan. $4,500

Cameroon – Distribution, Habitat, and Food Preferences Assessment as Conservation Issue of Three Pangolins Species in Deng-Deng National Park (DDNP) and Mpem et Dim National Park. $5195

Congo, Democratic Republic – Field Surveys for Assessing the Status and Threats to Three Species of Pangolins in Maikotayna -Kahuzi-Biega Landscape, DRC. $5,000

Equatorial Guinea – Ecology of pangolins in Equatorial Guinea assessed through DNA metabarcoding and camera trapping. $3,190

Namibia – Home Range Overlap and Social Dynamics of Ground Pangolin (Smutsia temminckii) in the Okonjima Nature Reserve in North-Central Namibia. $5000

South Africa – Monitoring Reproductive Endocrine Patterns of the Ground Pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), Using Their Scales as Hormone Matrix. $1,196

2018

Côte d’Ivoire – Ecological and Ethnological Basis for Pangolin Management in Côte d’IvoireDr. Matthew H. Shirley, Tropical Conservation Institute (TCI), Florida International University and Mr. Brou Guy-Mathieu Assovi, Department of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Valorization, Felix Houphouët Boigny University. $6,000

Togo – Contribution on the Improvement of the Pangolin Status and Distribution in TogoGabriel Hoinsoudé Segniagbeto, Zoologist, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lomé, Coordinator of Scientific Authority of CITES of Togo, and the Executive Director of AGBO-ZEGUE NGO – Assou Delagnon, PhD candidate, Zoologist, University of Lome, Department of Zoology, University of Togo, and Member of AGBO-ZEGUE NGO. $9,000

Bangladesh – Characterization of Intestinal Microbiome, Diet Reconstruction, and Parasite Epidemiology of Chinese Pangolins  – Scott Trageser, Dr. Stephen Harris, and Mr. Animesh Ghose. $10,000

Malaysia – Sunda Pangolin Ecological Study Using Radio Telemetry in Gaya Island, Sabah – Dr. Jephte Sompud, Wildlife SentinelsCynthia Boon, Wildlife SentinelsProf. Dr. Kurtis Jai-Chyi Pei, Institute of Wildlife Conservation, National Pintung University of Science and Technology, TaiwanNick Ching-Min Sun, National Pintung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. $9,920

USA – Effects of UVB lighting on Captive African Tree Pangolin – Alejandra Olvera, Dr. Thomas de Maar, Dr. Deborah Carboni, Colette Adams, Walter Dupree, and Hector Guerra – Gladys Porter Zoo. $2,616

2018 Travel Grants to the Pangolin Symposium

Nick Ching-Min Sun, National Pintung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. $1,360

Naomi Matthews, Conservation Assistant at Chester Zoo. $1,720