1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

Europe

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 100 grants constituting a total donation of $910,464 for species conservation projects based in Europe.

Conservation Case Studies in Europe

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512530) - Adriatic Marmored Bush-cricket  - Awarded $7,500 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - Adriatic Marmored Bush-cricket

Our aim is to preserve the Adriatic Marbled Bush-Cricket from extinction. This species is only known from three small populations in Italy and one larger in Slovenia. We have compiled two national action plans for the species, which are now being implemented. Our project has helped to raise awareness and implement the first conservation action for this rare bush-cricket species .

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512949) - White-clawed Crayfish - Awarded $7,500 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - White-clawed Crayfish

Freshwater crayfish conservation in northern Italy: prevention of extinctions and restoration of a key population of Austropotamobius pallipes. This project will allow to obtain effective and update data on the causes driving the exctinctions currently occurring in northern Italy. It will also restore a key population in the Monte Barro regional Park and provide management instructions for the last streams inhabited by A. pallipes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511930) - Eastern Eggar  - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Eastern Eggar

Awareness for conservation of Eriogaster catax in Cluj county,Romania, a IUCN Data Deficient Species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511678) - Epirus Grasshopper  - Awarded $12,500 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Epirus Grasshopper

Epirus grasshopper conservation: linking ecology and genetics and under a conservation perspective

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511662) - Tenerife speckled lizard - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Tenerife speckled lizard

Describe and understand the key features of the food web that support the local speckled lizard populations, as a conservation tool.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511062) - Horrid ground-weaver  - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Horrid ground-weaver

The Horrid ground-weaver spider (Nothophantes horridus) is a Critically Endangered spider that is endemic to the UK. Buglife are undertaking new surveys and ecological research to better understand the status, distribution and habitat requirements of this species in order to support its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511159) - Frade Cave Spider - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Frade Cave Spider

Ecology and conservation of the critically endangered Frade Cave Spider (Anapistula ataecina)

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