1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 226 grants constituting a total donation of $2,118,005 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905509) - Scalloped Hammerhead Shark - Awarded $5,000 on October 14, 2009
14-10-2009 - Scalloped Hammerhead Shark

This project seeks to foster the conservation of hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) in the Pacific of Costa Rica. We will awareness the Tarcoles community about the importance of this shark and their nursery areas. We choose this community because exists a nursery area of S. lewini, an endangered species (IUCN Red List). Nursery areas are critical habitats since bring alimentation and protection for juveniles.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925586) - Azuero Spider Monkey - Awarded $22,000 on September 07, 2009
07-09-2009 - Azuero Spider Monkey

The Azuero Earth Project/Proyecto Ecológico Azuero has chosen the Azuero spider monkey, Ateles geoffroyi azuerensis, as its key species in their mission to preserve biodiversity on the Azuero peninsula of Panama. Through identifying and ranking suitable spider monkey habitat to create a mosaic of restored forest and sustainable farming, the Azuero Earth Project engages local landowners in a process of education, preservation and restoration.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925434) - Finca Chiblac Salamander - Awarded $24,900 on July 08, 2009
08-07-2009 - Finca Chiblac Salamander

This project works with critically endangered amphibians in one of the most diverse region of amphibians in central america. We found many populations that was undiscovery until the recent time, and now we are trying to promote conservation actions to stablish a regional reserves where this species lives. Some of this areas have the incredible record of 6 meters of rain in a year.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925390) - Dominican Cherry Palm - Awarded $25,074 on July 01, 2009
01-07-2009 - Dominican Cherry Palm

Este proyecto tiene como Objetivos La Elaboración de un Plan de Acción para la Conservación de Pseudophoenix ekmanii Burret, especie de palma endémica de Barahona, República Dominicana, el Caribe Biodiversidad de la Isla Hotspot, es ejecutado por el Jardín Botánico Nacional. Nos Looke para Determinar el estado de conservación, su rango de distribución actual, Aumentar el número de poblaciones, y el documento de las causas posibles que ...

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