Category Archives: Environtment Protection Fund

Grant 2015 – Capacity Building for sustainable nature tourism in Singhalila National Park, Darjeeling, Eastern Himalayas, India

The project seeks to fill the intervention gap of capacity building of Park Guides in Singhalila National Park, in an effort to promote conservation and sustainable nature tourism in the park.  The project proposes to develop the capacity of the

Grant 2014 – Jemaluk Bay Underwater sculpture gallery and ‘sculpture in the sea’ promotion campaign, Bali, Indonesia

When you were young, you might have watched “The Little Mermaid” made by Walt Disney. So many people might have dreamt living a real underwater world.  For those people, there is a place that you will get closer to the

Grant 2013 – Monfort Bat Eco-Tourism Community Development Initiative at Monfort Conservation Park, Samal Island, Davao del Norte, Mindanao, The Philippines

The Monfort Conservation Park located on the beachfront on Samal Island which is only ten minutes away from the mainland capital of Davao City. It had been inhabited mainly as a private holiday home until Bat Conservation International (BCI) discovered

Grant 2013 – Delivering an improved visitor experience at the Hubei Shishou Milu National Reserve, Hubei, China

The Hubei Shishou Milu National Nature Reserve is part of the “E-Xi Ecotourism Zone”, also known as “Western Hubei Culture and Ecotourism Circle” that was established in November 2008 in the west of Hubei Province. It is located on the

Grant 2013 – Awareness Campaign for Sustainable Management of the Tafunsak Marine Protected Area, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

Administered by Kosrae Conservation and Safety Organisation (KCSO), a NGO found in 1998. The organisation is dedicated to the conservation of Kosrae’s natural resources and biodiversity. Their mission aims to sustainably manage and protect Kosrae’s biodiversity and natural heritage through

Grant 2013 – Role of Tourism for Human Elephant Conflict Mitigation in Bahundangi Village, Jhapa District, Nepal

Nepal is a small Himalayan landlocked country between India and China and is an important habitat of mega-faunas including Asian elephant, Elephas Maximus. It is a protected species in Nepal however conflict arises due to residential and migratory herds of

Grant 2012 – Community Conservation Centre (CCC) Development and Nature Guide Training for Koh Phra Thong Lions Homestay Group at Lions Village and Tha Pae Yoi Village, Phra Thong Island, Kuraburi District, Phang Nga, Thailand

Lions Village was built on Phra Thong Island with the support of Lions Club International in the aftermath of the tsunami. Lions Village has provided an important site for tsunami-affected communities to recreate a relationship with their traditional livelihoods and

Grant 2010 – Mihintale Rock Temple, Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka

Mihintale is a mountain peak, only 8 km away from Anuradhapura which is the ancient city of Sri Lanka.  It is, quite literally, the primary location of significance on the Sri Lanka Buddhism trail, as it is the first Buddhist

Grant 2009 – Responsible Trekking for Waste Management in Tamang Heritage Trail, Nepal

The Tamang Heritage Trail is the newly promoted destination developed by Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation and promoted by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) for the cultural heritage of the ethnic Tamangs community.  Every year the region has seen increased tourists

Grant 2009 – Sea Turtles Clinic, Moorea, French Polynesia

The Sea turtles clinic, appointed by the Government Office for Environment, shelters and treats turtles found sick, wounded, mutilated or seized by the authorities.   Two species of sea turtles can be seen at the clinic: the green turtle and