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Where Do Your Donations Go?
All donations made to a specific animal will result in that exact amount being delivered to that animal's conservation. Those funds will go to the corroborating charity, research group, or NGO.
All funds donated specifically to The Gabby Wild Foundation, Inc. go towards media promotion of the animal to support our "awareness" component of each campaign, basic charity maintenance fees, and direct conservation work for the animals. All funds from the products go directly back to the animals.
Refer Below to See How Your Donations Are Being Used for Each of the Animals In "12 in 12 for 12":
SPECIES LIST AND DONATION SPECS
- Purchase of newly engineered elephant and poaching monitoring equipment.
- Expansion of protected areas and national parks.
- Employment of local "eco-guards" - thus we are also supporting local village-based African communities build a better future for their families and instill pride in their beautiful nature.
- Infrasound detecting microphones to help decode elephant "language" while also detecting the presence of poachers.
- Funding elephant thermography studies to increase our understanding of elephant social behaviour in an effort to better protect them.
- Population monitoring need to measure the effectiveness of our ongoing conservation strategies.
- Wildlife diseases monitoring of leopards and their prey to ensure a healthy population and detect disease that may pose a risk to existing wild leopards.
- Fire fighting activities aimed at protecting existing leopard habitat from wild fires that occur each spring season.
- Anti-poaching aimed at protecting leopards and their prey from poachers.
- Increase national and international protected area network.
- Create corridors to facilitate migration and minimise conflict between elephants and humans.
- Education programs.
- Law enforcement, which is needed to prohibit encroachment and illegal mining in the reserves. Often, some camels migrate across from the Mongolian reserve to the Chinese border where they are then killed by hunters or die by eating vegetation poisoned with potassium cyanide, a by-product from the illegal gold mining in this area.
- Establishment of a second reserve in China.
Blue Morpho Butterfly:
- Protection and extensive biodiversity monitoring of 115,000 acres of tropical forest, including IUCN Category I protected reserve.
- Creation of additional habitat on community lands through agroforestry and reforestation.
- National-level advocacy to promote forest corridors and connectivity.
Chinese Giant Salamander:
- Surveys to establish the location of viable populations.
- Establishment of highly protected areas enclosing this species' range.
- Community conservation and education initiatives.
Ganges River Dolphin:
- Surveys to assess distribution, abundance and availability of suitable habitat.
- Further research into the main threats.
- Public awareness programmes.
- Creation of additional protected habitat.
- Intensive Monitoring.
- Regular Health Checks.
- Predator Control.
- Supplementary Feeding.
- Artificial Incubation and Hand-raising of chicks.
- Artificial Insemination.
- Kakapo Genetic Studies.
- Supplementary Feeding Trials.
- The Nest Kit (gadgets used to best preserve, monitor, and tend to kakapo eggs and chicks).
- The Snark (a portable tracking device).
- Work with local people to encourage ecologically sensitive farming techniques.
- Due to this being a newly discovered species, we need to conduct more research on this elusive species to develop a long-term Conservation Action Plan.
- Continued research into the ecology and distribution of this species in order to protect its habitat and lifestyle.
- Quantification of the extent and intensity of current threats to effectively manage the current population.
Your donations will help the Red Wolf Coalition provide direct benefit to the animals themselves. Your commitment to the survival of the red wolf will help us with the following:
- Assistance to on-the-ground efforts of the Red Wolf Recovery Team. Red wolves are so rare that every effort is made to help them survive in the wild. Wild-born pups are vaccinated against rabies, canine parvovirus and distemper. We need veterinary supplies and money for veterinary services for the wolves. A portion of the adult population is outfitted with radio-tracking collars, and some with GPS-tracking collars so their movements can be monitored by the biologists on the Red Wolf Recovery Team. Red wolves being held temporarily at the Education and Health Facility must be fed a nutritious diet designed for wild canids. Your donations will help cover these significant costs!
- Costs associated with the live wolf exhibit. These costs include enhancements for the captive ambassador wolf habitat and can be anything from gnawing bones, to large boulders to climb on, to "carnivore logs" for tasty treats!
- Enhancements for the Red Wolf Coalition education programs including a web cam, print materials and distance-learning equipment.
Rondo Dwarf Galago:
- We need a headcount!!! Thus funds for this animal will involve surveys to determine population size in the remaining forest patches.
- Tiger Human Conflict: support of a wildlife crime unit which resides in an around Jambi to work with the local community to reduce the potential for Tiger Human Conflict and antipoaching.
- One of our associate tiger researchers, Dolly Priatna, has a tiger collaring programme to assess how tigers adapt when they have been removed from a conflict situation and translocated to a new area.
- Tiger population management: coordination with the Ministry of Forestry and tiger conservation groups in order for Indonesia to meet it's commitment to the Global Tiger Recovery Programme. The goal of the Global Tiger Recovery Programme is to establish wildlife – tiger forest corridors through an agricultural landscape, using protected area management to assist in preserving two national parks Berbak and Sembilang located in the South East of Sumatra.
- Tiger Health and Handling: working with local vets through-out Sumatra to undertake training on how to deal with wild tiger populations.