Skywalker Gibbon Conservation Project in Myanmar
The Skywalker hoolock gibbon or Gaoligong hoolock gibbon is a primate in the gibbon family, Hylobatidae. It is one of three species of hoolock gibbon and was first described in January 2017 in the American Journal of Primatology.consortium of local and international NGOs and government institutions: the IUCN SSA, the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at UC Davis (WHC), Nature Conservation Society Myanmar (NCS), University College London (UCL), Zoological Society of London (Institute of Zoology) (ZSL), and Sun Yat-sen University in China (SYSU). Project website: https://skywalkergibbon.org/
MONITORING OF MIGRATORY SHOREBIRDS IN COASTAL AREAS
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force, Arcona Consulting and Nature Conservation Society Myanmar led the population survey of Shore birds at Rakhine coastal, Gulf of Mottama and Tanintharyi coastal.
Partner with German based foundation Manfred Hermsen Stiftung and Nature Conservation Society (NCS) implementation Ramsar site designation, annual waterbirds monitoing, biodiversity assessemnt and Man & Biosphere designation process along the coastal myanmar.
Epidemiology of zoonotic viruses in forest communities in a key biodiversity area of rural Myanmar
Research project collaboration with School Of Veterinary Medicine One Health Institute University Of California, the Department of Medical Research (DMR), the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department (LBVD), the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) and the Forest Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) and Nature Conservation Society (NCS).
Promoting cooperation for mainstreaming sustainable use of wetlands in the Bay of Bengal region. Using a SNS platform of the BoBWeT, the project aims to strengthen communication and sharing, and enhance public awareness on the situation of the region.
Protecting the Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway
Nan Thar Island, Myanmar: The island is located on the northern coast of Myanmar in Rakhine
State and supports rich intertidal habitat and between 20 and 30 Spoon-billed Sandpipers and
regularly also has records of Nordmann’s Greenshank, Great Knot and Indian Skimmer.
Shorebirds are opportunistically hunted and Spoon-billed Sandpipers are threatened as
potential by-catch. Nanthar Island is one of the Ramsar Site in Myanmar and nomination as Marine National Park. The International Conservation Fund of Canada (“ICFC”) supporting to regular patrol at the Nanthar island for conservation of Critically Endangered and biodiversity in collaboration with Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force and Nature Conservation Society-Myanmar.
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