1,558Grants to

1,062(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 152 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,422,621.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513788) - 'Ohe Mauka - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - 'Ohe Mauka

Rough terrain conservation collections: a genetic study and outplanting of Polyscias bisattenuata (Araliaceae), a critically endangered endangered member of the Flora of Hawaii.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160512857) - Terminalia acuminata - Awarded $2,540 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Terminalia acuminata

Guarajuba (Terminalia acuminata), is one out of three Brazilian plants declared Extinct in the Wild by the IUCN Red List. Rediscovered in 2015, this distinctive tree survives as several discrete subpopulations within the city of Rio de Janeiro. While the rediscovery gives cause for optimism, the extant population is in urgent need of research and evidence-based action to save it from the brink of extinction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160512492) - Tahina palm - Awarded $5,000 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Tahina palm

Conservation of the Critically Endangered palm Tahina spectabilis in Madagascar. A decade ago, an extraordinary monotypic palm was discovered in a remote location in Madagascar. With only a tiny known population, in a threatened habitat, and a reproductive strategy where the palm dies after flowering, this species needed conservation action to protect it....

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152512017) - Yuanbaoshan fir - Awarded $12,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Yuanbaoshan fir

The entire global population of the Critically Endangered Yuanbaoshan fir is found in the Yuanbaoshan National Nature Reserve, China. At this site, just 794 individuals can be found within the space of 4 hectares. Fauna & Flora International is working to empower local communities to conserve this last remaining population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511753) - Pinus cernua - Awarded $12,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Pinus cernua

Conservation assessment of endangered Lao-Vietnamese stenoendemic – Pinus cernua (Pinaceae). Identification of distribution, population structure, habitat loss, lbiome significance ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511619) - Artocarpus annulatus - Awarded $6,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Artocarpus annulatus

This project focuses on the IUCN assessment and conservation of Artocarpus annulatus, an endemic tree species in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is the only truly wild member of the lineage containing two crop species (jackfruit and cempedak). There are very few collections of A. annulatus, and no IUCN assessment exists. Based on existing data, it could be classified as critically endangered and more data are needed.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511623) - Alfiler  - Awarded $8,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Alfiler

Preserving Acacia belairioides, a critically endangered endemic tree from serpentines in north-eastern Cuba. This species is considered critically endangered. Potential causes of the threatened status of the species are fragmentation and loss of habitat, which led to the disappearance of a subpopulation. This project will contribute to the enrichment of natural populations and provide updated conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511065) - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba) - Awarded $19,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba)

This project is prioritising and protecting Nigeria’s most threatened trees. Red List assessments are identifying the species most at risk of extinction. Seed collecting expeditions are sourcing propagation material to set up conservation collections. Training was provided to NGOs and forest community groups, giving them the skills to protect Nigeria's threatened trees.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511139) - Klein's rib-less orchid - Awarded $7,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Klein's rib-less orchid

To safeguard Klein's rib-less orchid (Anathallis kleinii), a Critically Endangered, epiphytic, micro-orchid, in Brazil’s Atlantic forest. It is poorly studied and until recently only known from the type collection; two sub-populations are now confirmed. Increasing human populations, housing developments and resorts have decreased the habitat available. This project aims to establish the quality of habitat, population status and promote its ...

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