2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

Europe

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 124 grants constituting a total donation of $1,159,077 for species conservation projects based in Europe.

Conservation Case Studies in Europe

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518977) - Mediterranean Pillow Coral   - Awarded $6,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Mediterranean Pillow Coral

Conservation actions for monitoring and protecting the endangered and the only reef-like structured species in the Mediterranean Sea, Cladocora caespitosa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519021) - Short-snouted seahorse - Awarded $13,060 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Short-snouted seahorse

The unknown European seahorses:contribution to increasing the knowledge for the classification and conservation status of the Atlantic seahorse in Portugal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518082) - Russian sturgeon - Awarded $17,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Russian sturgeon

Research and conservation of wild sturgeon and and their aquatic habitat from the Northwest of Black Sea

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517353) - Four-spotted click beetle - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Four-spotted click beetle

The projest goal is to assess the status and distribution of Ampedus quadrisignatus and several other globaly threatened and data deficient saproxylic click beetles in oak and beech forests in central part of Dinaric Alps (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Ampedus quadrisignatus is an obligate saproxylic click beetle that is very rare throughout its range. Its populations are severely fragmented and declining due to habitat degradation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516011) - Sea spider - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Sea spider

The great forgotten: Conservation Assessment of the Iberian Sea Spiders (Pycnogonida)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515985) - Western Ruivaco - Awarded $15,600 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Western Ruivaco

Habitat restoration and population monitoring of an endangered freshwater fish endemic to the westernmost tip of Europe.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516417) - Apennine yellow-bellied toad - Awarded $8,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Apennine yellow-bellied toad

The objective of our project is to ensure the persistence of Bombina pachypus in Liguria (NW Italy) through habitat restoration and the establishment of new populations. The project is a continuation of the funded project n. 152510524, achieving all stated objectives: we clarified the causes of the species decline, identified new populations, developed and tested a sustainable reintroduction method, carried out releases and habitat management.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515331) - Ichneumon-wasp - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Ichneumon-wasp

This project is focused on diversity and role of Ichneumon-wasps in indicating the condition of natural Carpathian forests ecosystems. We include outreach activities aiming to share knowledge with foresters, students and amateur entomologists, and attract attention of general public to role of these insects in forest ecosystems and necessity of their protection

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