1,801Grants to

1,202(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 186 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,435,142.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180517572) - Calilegua Marsupial Frog - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Calilegua Marsupial Frog

This project will implement an ecoacoustic monitoring of endangered frogs in the forest-grassland ecotone of Yungas Andean Forests in Northwestern Argentina. Representing the ecotone of montane grasslands and montane forest of Yungas where moist and cold environmental conditions predominate. This ecotone is located on the tree line of Yungas forest and could act as climatic refugia for endangered and endemic frog species of Calilegua NP.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517120) - Perret’s Toad - Awarded $8,493 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Perret’s Toad

Our focal species - Sclerophrys perreti (common name: Perret’s toad) is only known from the Idanre Hill, in Ondo Province, southwestern Nigeria. This species is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ under IUCN red list http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/54732/0. It was previously thought that it may occur in similar habitats in southwestern Nigeria, but subsequent surveys in similar habitat around the type locality have failed to record it ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516447) - Teleferico rubber frog                    - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Teleferico rubber frog

Conservation status and natural history of the endemic and endangered Teleferico rubber frog, an enigmatic high altitude Venezuelan Andean frog

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515520) - Lemur leaf frog - Awarded $10,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Lemur leaf frog

Range assessment of the Critically Endangered Lemur leaf frog (Agalychnis lemur) in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516328) - Helena's stump-toad frog - Awarded $3,800 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Helena's stump-toad frog

Ambohitantely Special Reserve in Madagascar is the only remaining patch of humid forest on the central plateau north of the capital Antananarivo. The remaining 3,000Ha of forest is home to two site endemic Critically Endangered frog species: Anilany helenae and Anodonthyla vallani. This project seeks to undertake the first population assessment of each species as a basis for long-term monitoring.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516275) - Variable Harlequin Frog - Awarded $25,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Variable Harlequin Frog

Reintroducing captive-bred Variable Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus varius) back into the wilds of Panama and conducting post-release monitoring to determine success factors.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170511231) - Rara Lake Frog                    - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Rara Lake Frog

Rara Lake Frogs (Nanorana rarica) are endemic to Nepal and have been reported only from Rara lake (2,990m asl) situated at Rara National Park, mid western Nepal.The species was described by Dubois & Matsui, 1983 as a completely new species with morphometric measurements only while the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2004) has placed it under the Data Deficient (DD) category.

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