1,620Grants to

1,096(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 163 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,300,999.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

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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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. 162513838) - Leprous False Brook Salamander - Awarded $12,400 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Leprous False Brook Salamander

Conservation Status of a Community of Vulnerable and Endangered Lungless Salamanders (Plethodontidae) in a Mountain Ecosystem of Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513519) - Malagasy rainbow frog - Awarded $2,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Malagasy rainbow frog

Contribution to the integration of the Malagasy rainbow frog (Scaphiophryne gottlebei) in the Isalo National Park conservation target, Madagascar

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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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