1,558Grants to

1,062(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 156 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,236,764.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514563) - Boulenger’s Backpack Frog - Awarded $8,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Boulenger’s Backpack Frog

Conservation status of backpack frogs of the genus Cryptobatrachus (Hemiphractidae): species delimitation and geographic distribution

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160512553) - Aparasphenodon arapapa - Awarded $2,500 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Aparasphenodon arapapa

Accessing the current state of conservation of the casqued-headed bromeliad-breeding frog Aparasphenodon arapapa endemic to the Atlantic Forest of Brazil

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512859) - Cauca Poison Frog  - Awarded $5,000 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Cauca Poison Frog

Our project intends to link forestry and pastures areas in the conservation of the Cauca Poison Frog (Andinobates bombetes) in the Santa Rosa watershed, through the evaluation of the effect two matrices have on the relative abundance of the frog, the establishment of stepping stones in these matrices to determine the dispersion level, and the implementation of educational workshops with the community.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511766) - Esalle - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Esalle

Conservation of threatened frogs through habitat restoration in the Muanenguba landscape, Cameroon This mountain is rich in bird’s species, reptiles, mammals and amphibians. Amphibians are threatened by hunting, deforestation, pollution, slash and burn. Amphibians hunted particularly long-fingered frog (Cardioglossa manengouba) endemic in the area for protein. It can be found at water sources as well as farmlands.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510729) - Irangi puddle frog - Awarded $4,886 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Irangi puddle frog

Community based conservation of the Irangi Puddle Frog is part of the Mystery Amphibian Rescue and Conservation: The Rebirth of Irangi and Sagalla frogs in Kenya which is an innovative species conservation project by Gold Kenya. Phrynobatrachus irangi is an endangered species threatened to habitat loss and this project address its conservation in a model that has emerged as an outright success story.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510226) - Robber frog - Awarded $5,200 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Robber frog

The critically endangered robber frog Craugastor ranoides was once found throughout lower Mesoamerica. However, due to disease and habitat loss, it was known from only one location in Costa Rica. We have recently located a second population in southwestern Nicaragua, a country where it had not been documented for 20 years. With support from MBZ we researching and conserving this population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259845) - Symington's Robber Frog - Awarded $5,500 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Symington's Robber Frog

This Critically Endangered frog is only known from seven scattered localities in Cuba. It is strictly associated with rocky habitats and It has not been seen for more than 25 years in three of them. Populations might be threatened by Chytridiomycosis. We aim at starting a long-term monitoring program and at promoting its long-lasting conservation by developing educational activities with local people.

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